HOUSTON -- GE Oil & Gas is moving its Americas regional headquarters to a new site at Westway Park II in Houston, Texas. The headquarters is under construction at the intersection of West Beltway 8 and Clay Road. The new location will also be the new business headquarters for VetcoGray and PII Pipeline Solutions.
The new Houston facility will bring together close to 500 employees from several offices across the city including all GE Oil & Gas employees currently based at the West Loop and Briarpark offices. They will be joined by a number of people from VetcoGray's North Houston Rosslyn Road facility. The move is expected to be completed in 1Q 2009.
The company will maintain manufacturing operations serving the offshore industry at its North Houston Rosslyn Road and Business Park Drive facilities, while the Hydril Pressure Control business will continue to operate from its North Sam Houston Parkway location.
GE Oil & Gas' Americas Service Center, which is focused on providing turbomachinery repair technology and a range of service support activities, will continue to be located at Aldine Westfield Road.
The new facility is being built to incorporate green building standards and strategies arranged according to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system and will seek the LEED-NC Silver certification.