GE Oil and Gas Company signed an agreement with Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) to improve and repair GPIC’s plant in Bahrain, reported MENA Herald.

GPIC’s President, Abdulrahman Jawahery, stated to News of Bahrain that the agreement is a turning point in the strong partnership between the two companies. According to him, the deal will strengthen the competency of GPIC and enable it to supply products, including ammonia and methanol, and promote Bahrain’s manufacturing industries, besides supporting Bahrain’s national economy.

GE Oil and Gas will offer the full spectrum of outage turnkey services, spare parts and repairs for the GPIC plant. It also covers the servicing of scheduled outages for a period from 2018 to 2026.

GE Oil and Gas’ CEO of Saudi Arabia & Bahrain, Zaher Ibrahim, said “The agreement with GPIC is a milestone in our long-term partnership with the organization that is owned by our major clients. As a key contributor to the national economy of Bahrain, GPIC focuses on products that have extensive application in downstream industries.”

Ibrahim further added that “the multi-outage agreement will strengthen the efficiency of the GPIC plant and contribute to higher levels of productivity and operational safety. This also further demonstrates GE Oil and Gas’ full stream capabilities and the productivity gains that can be realized through such close-collaboration.”