Hermes has won a contract from CNPC to provide VSAT services, using SkyWire technology, between the gas field in the Lebap Province, North East Turkmenistan, their regional office in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan and their head office in Beijing.
Norman Rikunenko, Account Manager Turkmenistan, explains," We are thrilled to have won this contract and believe it demonstrates Hermes presence in Turkmenistan as a major player in the oil and gas communications sector. This is a significant step forward for Hermes Turkmenistan, and worldwide, to be providing service to such a prestigious customer, as CNPC, and we look forward to continuing growth and developing a strong business relationship with CNPC".
Hermes is providing CNPC with 24/7 service and support to maintain and monitor the service provision. Hermes is well established in Turkmenistan and has been operating from the branch in the capital, Ashgabat, for over 11 years.
Hermes originally moved into Turkmenistan in 1999, providing a communications system for the then 'Monument' which is now Burren. Hermes Turkmenistan is the only company in Turkmenistan territory specialising in providing major O&G, exploration companies and their subcontractors with a reliable, secure, cost effective communications solution.
China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) is a world-leading integrated international energy company with businesses covering oil and gas upstream and downstream operations, oilfield services, engineering and construction, petroleum material and equipment manufacturing and supply, capital management, finance and insurance services, new energy operations, with a presence in over 60 countries.