Sandvik’s new Oil & Gas office in Aberdeen is part of the company’s increasing investment to enhance customer focus and service levels locally.

As the requirement for corrosion resistant alloys increases with oil and gas companies exploring deeper, and in more demanding environments, the Sandvik range of duplex and high strength austenitic alloys are perfectly placed to meet the industry’s demands.

“Locating key members of our oil & gas team in Aberdeen provides vital increased levels of customer support in these key areas,” explained Phil Cherrie, regional sales manager EMEA, Oil & Gas / Country Manager – Sandvik Middle East. “This is a natural progression for us and follows similar moves in Stavanger, Houston, Brazil, Dubai, Singapore and Australia, critical in providing technical support and expertise on the ground to work alongside companies involved in oil and gas exploration and production.”

Increasing resources to enhance customer service provides even better project management and service levels locally, further enhanced by ongoing investment in research and development.

“Building on our standing as a leading producer of OCTG materials in corrosion resistant alloys, Sandvik continues to enhance its position in the supply of control tubing for umbilicals, control lines and subsea piping. This is where our extensive expertise in duplex and super duplex corrosion resistant materials comes to the fore,” said James Cunningham, Sandvik’s product specialist based in Aberdeen. “Early, close co-operation with customers on projects puts us in a much better position to advise on the best materials and product forms that are most beneficial. It is this understanding that can often result in significant operational savings during the life of a project.”

The Aberdeen team is further supported by Peter Marsh, inside sales at Sandvik, and the stock material and logistics backup of the company’s main UK distribution warehouse in Halesowen, West Midlands. Technical datasheets on the full range of Sandvik corrosion resistant alloys are available online, along with corrosion information and pressure calculation tables at