Swire Energy Services, a global leading provider of Offshore Containers and oilfield services, has today developed its Norwegian operations with the opening of a new base facility in Mongstad. Swire Energy Services have invested over half a million pounds in the new facility which is approved to NOG091 standards and comprises of 2 acres of yard workshop space and heated storage facilities. The base will support new testing and inspection services as well as extended chemical management facilities for handling, mixing, storage and laboratory services. Currently, Mongstad is the largest offshore supply base in Europe, shipping more than 1 million tons of goods and suppliers to over 20 installations in the North Sea. Swire Energy Services’ CEO Manfred Vonlanthen, previously General Manager of the Norway division commented “Swire has been operating in Norway for over 33 years, supporting major oil and gas clients across 7 base locations. This new facility allows us to support our key clients in Mongstad, as well as deliver extended services across our Norway operation. This investment is part of our ongoing strategy to ensure we are the easiest company to work with as well as continuing our commitment to the industry as the market recovers and activity bounces back. Swire Energy Services, part of the global conglomerate John Swire & Sons, is the world's largest supplier of specialised offshore containers to the global energy industry, and is a leading supplier of offshore workspace, testing and inspection, maintenance and aviation services. Operating from 62 bases, across 29 countries Swire Energy Services employs over 500 personnel from all the major oil and gas regions in Europe, Africa, Middle East & Caspian, North & South America and Asia-Pacific.