Petrofac Training Services has secured a contract to provide training and emergency response services for Statoil and support its UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) operations.

Over a five-year period, Petrofac will provide a HSE, survival, fire and marine training services to support Statoil’s personnel working on the Mariner field.

Petrofac’s work will also involve providing a full training and support programme for Statoil’s incident management and wider emergency response teams, making them prepared for any potential incident scenario.

"Despite the challenges our industry continues to face, competency of our respective workforces remain a top priority."

The services will include delivery of major emergency response training, emergency response exercises, and relative response training, as well as reviewing of plans.

Petrofac engineering and production services training services west director James Kirk said: “We are delighted to have been appointed as Statoil’s preferred supplier, which reflects the strength and depth of our capabilities, experience and facilities in the UK.

“Throughout the contract, our specialist teams will be focused on both maintaining and enhancing the knowledge, expertise and skillset of Statoil’s talent-pool to support safe and efficient ongoing operations of its assets and facilities in the North Sea, UK sector.

“Despite the challenges our industry continues to face, competency of our respective workforces remain a top priority; as a result, we will provide a highly integrated and flexible delivery model aligned to Statoil’s needs.”