Bratislava, August 28th, 2019 – GA Drilling Oil and Gas Services company, has undergone it’s Verified Supplier Audit under the FPAL Achilles programme for Health & Safety, Quality Management and Competency Training.

FPAL Achilles is one of the largest providers of global supply chain risk management within the UK oil & gas sector, globally working on behalf of more than 860 buying organizations to collect, validate and maintain essential data about more than 133,000 suppliers. The Achilles programme allows operators to gain visibility of their suppliers’ capabilities and compliance before making important sourcing decisions.

Karl Farrow, GA Drilling Commercial Director, commented: “Our commitment to quality and safety is always of the highest importance, so it’s great to see our efforts recognized by Achilles. This acknowledgment is a huge testament to the continued commitment we as management have to be the best at what we do. It clearly demonstrates the team effort and dedication of our people to deliver on our message and seek continued improvement within the business.”

The Achilles FPAL Verify programme includes an important and mandatory commitment to continuous improvement which meets the demanding requirements of this industry. Malcolm Wilson, Head of Sector – Natural Resources from FPAL Achilles, said, “By participating in the FPAL Verify Audit programme, GA Drilling has demonstrated a clear commitment to meet the high QHSE and Competence & Training standards that this industry correctly demands. The Achilles FPAL Verify programme includes an important and mandatory commitment to continuous improvement which meets the demanding requirements of this industry. This will help put the company in the best possible position to secure a pipeline of work opportunities from major oil and gas buyers.”

 

About GA Drilling
GA Drilling is a hi-tech company founded in 2008, developing a revolutionary electric plasma technology called PLASMABIT focusing of changing the global energy mix. PLASMABIT technology is able to drill faster, deeper and cheaper than conventional methods, therefore, will provide access and make geothermal energy more economical globally in more than 70% of the most populated earth’s areas. PLASMABIT has a potential to radically change other industry segments too such as plug and abandonment of the old wells in oil & gas industry, tunnelling, mining exploration, mining minerals and others. One of the strategic partners of GAD is Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment, the Austrian technology leader of the extractive industry. In 2018 GA Drilling achieved support from InnoEnergy, a European association of industry companies, focused on energy innovations support. In April 2019 GA Drilling signed a service agreement with MOL Group, enabling GA Drilling to successfully deliver its first commercial application for oil & gas industry, testing PLASMABIT in real field conditions onshore.