Total UK pipeline contract secured
Total UK Ltd have appointed Fisher German to manage their 230km petroleum pipeline which runs from Immingham Lincolnshire to the Buncefield Fuel Depot in Hemel Hempstead and from Colnbrook to Heathrow Airport.
Fisher German’s utilities and infrastructure department based in Ashby de la Zouch has taken over full Land Management and Emergency response management of the underground pipeline for the next 3 years. The firm have over 20 years of experience of managing pipelines, winning the contract through a tendering process.
The firm was chosen due to their experience of managing similar pipelines and now manage 3 out of 4 largest refined petroleum pipeline networks in the UK.
The contract includes full maintenance and management of the line, including the overhead helicopter patrols as well as providing the first point of contact for landowners, emergency services, councils and other utility providers.
To accommodate the additional work, Fisher German has expanded their team to include 3 full time maintenance operators and a contract administrator.
Tam Bream, Partner for Fisher German and Chairman of the Pipeline Industries Guild, comments “We are very pleased to be managing Total UK’s petroleum pipeline. We have a great deal of experience with this pipeline as Fisher German were heavily involved in the planning and construction process.
“This is a major step for both firms as we continue to expand our service provision and improve and update the service provided to them.
“By improving the service that is offered to Total UK we can gain better alignment knowledge of the international requirements of corporate clients, so that we can address their needs and expand our industry position”.
For further information, please contact Tam Bream on 01530 410809 or email firstname.lastname@example.org