Press release: Seagull Oil & Gas acquires ExTek AS

Gas, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Oil Industry — By on August 26, 2015 at 2:35 PM

SEAGULL NEW LOGOSeagull Oil & Gas has acquired all the shares in the EX training provider, ExTek AS, Norway’s only centre approved to validate core competency of oil & gas industry employees and contract staff under the globally recognized  CompEx Scheme.

With the acquisition of ExTek, Seagull will have one of the most comprehensive and complete packages of El-Safety and Ex training in the market.

“ExTek has been developed by some of the leading experts on electricity in explosive atmospheres, and is the only Norwegian approved CompEx centre, ” says Morten Aasen, Managing Director, Seagull Oil & Gas. “We see an increasing focus on high quality training and individual certification in the in the oil & gas industry. ExTek is a natural enlargement of the Seagull Oil & Gas portfolio of products to meet our target to become a complete provider of training solutions for the Oil & Gas industry. We believe the combination of e-learning, required practical training and interactive theory discussions with subject matter experts give the best learning outcome on these high risk subjects.”   

Seagull Oil & Gas is a world class provider of off-the-shelf training and competence management solutions for the oil and gas industry. Our mission is to offer our clients best value for money by delivering solutions that reduce cost, improve safety and increase knowledge. Seagull Oil & Gas is part of the Seagull group, a leading provider of computer-based training systems for seafarers worldwide that offers a comprehensive library of e-learning and onboard courses for regulatory compliance and improved seafarer knowledge. Seagull’s solutions are installed on 9, 000 ships around the world. Seagull is headquartered in Horten, Norway and has offices in Tokyo, Singapore, Greece, Cyprus, Germany and UK. Further information is also available on www.sgull.com

 

 

Seagull Oil & Gas is a world class provider of off-the-shelf training and competence management solutions for the oil and gas industry. Our mission is to offer our clients best value for money by delivering solutions that reduce cost, improve safety and increase knowledge. Seagull Oil & Gas is part of the Seagull group, a leading provider of computer-based training systems for seafarers worldwide that offers a comprehensive library of e-learning and onboard courses for regulatory compliance and improved seafarer knowledge. Seagull’s solutions are installed on 9, 000 ships around the world. Seagull is headquartered in Horten, Norway and has offices in Tokyo, Singapore, Greece, Cyprus, Germany and UK. Further information is also available on www.sgull.comExTek AS was founded by subject experts that saw the need for more comprehensive Ex training in the market. ExTek is the only CompEx licensed centre in Norway. The CompEx Scheme is the global solution for validating core competency of employees and contract staff in the oil & gas industry, both with offshore and onshore activities. The courses consist of training, and formal, practical (hands-on) and theoretical assessment. CompEx validation and hazardous area training are most relevant and essential to people who are involved in the design, selection, installation, inspection and maintenance of equipment, and for those managing people in these disciplines. www.extek.no
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