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Buchan Technical Services - Offshore Equipment Rental and Contract Personnel

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Buchan Technical Services was formed in 1997 and in a short time has grown to be a significant provider of offshore equipment rental and contract personnel to oil and gas service companies.

Today, the company is part of the James Fisher and Sons organisation - a leading service provider in all sectors of the marine industry, and a specialist supplier of engineering services to the nuclear industry in the UK and abroad. As part of this group, Buchan Technical Services has access to significant experience and expertise, which has been gained over more than 150 years of operating in marine environments.

Offshore pumps – Zone 1, Zone 2 and safe area

Buchan's equipment rental fleet consists of Zone 1, Zone 2 and safe area, triplex and centrifugal pump options. Our customer activities range from pipeline subsea and topside commissioning and testing, well servicing, well testing, well intervention and control, dredging, industrial cleaning, grouting, environmental businesses and the decommissioning market.

Umbilical and hose reels

Various options on umbilical rental and powered umbilical reels from 0.25in to 6in are available for the deployment and recovery of umbilicals' subsea down lines for pigging and testing dewatering operations.

Pipeline commissioning and testing and fluid pumping personnel agency

Our personnel agency provides in-house training, competency assessment and continuous assessments for pipeline commissioning and testing and fluid pumping personnel. We also have a number of personnel trained in nitrogen pumping for nitrogen / helium leak testing and well servicing works.

We have the following accreditations:

  • ISO 9001:2000
  • BS OHSAS18001:2007
  • ISO 14001:2004

Pumps, hose reels, hose assemblies and dredging equipment rental

Our scope covers the build, refurbishment and rental of pumps, hose reels and hose assemblies and dredging equipment and the provision of project management, project engineering and contract / temporary personnel.

Management commitment, our integrated management system, personnel training courses and competency assessments have helped us achieve an admirable safety record. Our compliance with Puwer, our extensive machinery risk assessment programs and our comprehensive operating instructions ensure that your personnel are protected when you hire our equipment.

We are committed to safeguarding the environment by ensuring that our equipment is designed and our personnel are trained to minimise harmful emissions.

Fisher Offshore machine and welding facilities

Buchan’s product range is complimented by the Fisher Offshore machine and welding facilities equipped with the latest technology and manned by expert engineers. Together with skilled designers, quality paint and finishing shops, every product, from the smallest hand winch to complex Zone 1 rated systems, is manufactured and refurbished to the highest standards.

As a result, Buchan works with a number of the leading players in this sector and continually meets the challenging demands of an evolving market. Furthermore, through its 11-acre site in Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire, the company advises its clients on the best solutions for their needs. The size of the company’s facility means it can hold a vast amount of stock, ensuring products are available when the customer requires them.

Contact Details

Buchan Technical Services Limited
Burghmuir Place, Blackhall Industrial Estate
AB51 4FW
United Kingdom
+44 1467 670000
+44 1467 670011

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