The Libyan NOC Houston Branch inaugurated its first international headquarters in Houston Friday.
The new office has been mandated to lead a 60 billion USD procurement drive to upgrade Libya’s oil and gas sector and increase production capacity to 2.1 million barrels per day by 2023, NOC said in a statement.
NOC’s Chairman, Mustafa Sanallah, said this is NOC’s first international office – a major milestone in the corporation’s journey as an NOC responsible for Africa’s largest proven oil reserves.
General Manager Mohamed Denbarno, and Supply Chain Manager Krystal Edwards of the Libyan NOC Houston Branch office attended a facility tour of Derrick Equipment Corporation in Buffalo NY USA on August 29, 2019. The tour was arranged by Derrick Equipment’s distributor, CECA Supply & Services. Derrick Equipment is a manufacturer of centrifugal pumps, degassers, shakers, and screens that are needed in oil and gas operations.
The tour was an opportunity for the companies to discuss the purchasing strategy of the Libyan NOC Houston Branch in support of the NOC subsidiaries in Libya. Derrick Equipment introduced their capabilities and demonstrated their quality program and procedures as well as expressed their ability to provide equipment needed to support operations in Libya.