On 7 July Repsol Angola awarded Dietsmann an external technical support contract for the Pre-Salt Block 22 field off the coast of Angola. Drilling activities are scheduled to start during the 4th quarter of 2014.

The support provided by Dietsmann via Sonadiets – the joint venture between Dietsmann and the Angolan national oil company, Sonangol – will range from on-site (offshore) technical expertise with and experience of drilling in an international environment to (onshore) back office administrative and logistic support. As always, Dietsmann will strive to maximize local employment for the execution of the contracted support.

Dietsmann is the Leading Independent Specialist in Operation and Maintenance for Oil, Gas, LNG and Power Plants and has 40 years of accumulated know-how of plant and equipment.

The Company currently employs a total workforce of over 5700 people. Dietsmann N.V. is a privately-held company with its registered office in Breda, the Netherlands, an International Support & Coordination office in Monaco, Engineering offices in France and Italy and operational subsidiaries in most oil-producing countries in West, East and North Africa, the Caspian Sea Region, Russia and Latin America.