Suretank, a global leader in the supply of DNV certified cargo carrying units to the offshore oil and gas industry, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a formal agreement with local Angolan partner ESS.

ESS will provide Suretank’s strong Angolan customer base with an accessible customer care and sales support services.

ESS are a local service provider to multinational companies focused on the petroleum, gas and mining industries. Service lines include; procurement, importation and customs clearance, facility and project management, consulting and staffing services.

ESS is a 100 percent Angolan company, registered at the Ministry of Petroleum, CAE and Ministry of Commerce. With 75 percent of its employees Angolan, seven  nationalities represented and eight languages spoken, ESS is a flagship services provider in the industry, singling itself out for its economical, flexible, fast and trustworthy solutions.

Ruairi Williamson, regional sales manager at Suretank for Sub Saharan Africa commented: "We are delighted to be working closely with ESS. With their experience, resources, complementary portfolio and on-the-ground representation in Angola geared towards strengthening Suretank's presence in the region, we now have a dedicated focus on bringing our products and services to the Angolan offshore market.

"We have found an Angolan partner that complements our own capabilities and has the same approach to quality and customer service. Angola leads the way in West Africa in offshore development with significant investment from a number of International Oil Companies focusing on new Deepwater and Ultra Deepwater opportunities, Ruairi continued."

Suretank is the world’s largest manufacturer of offshore tanks and cargo-carrying units for the offshore oil and gas industry and all of its products are produced to DNV 2.7-1 certification as standard.

Suretank products are found worldwide, including the North Sea, West Africa, Gulf of Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Caspian, Sakhalin, India, Australia, Middle East and the Far East. Its product range includes chemical and acid tanks, helifuel tanks, offshore containers, baskets, mudskips and cryogenic tanks.