HOUSTON – Fugro has entered into a strategic alliance with Ground Structures Engineering Consultants Ltd. in the Republic of Guyana.
The new relationship will facilitate training for Guyanese citizens and support local economic development.
Fugro says that those employed by Ground Structures have experience in conventional geotechnical engineering and its services include site reconnaissance and geologic mapping, subsurface exploration, data analysis and engineering design, specification review and on-site monitoring. Principal consulting fields include environmental management, geotechnical engineering and groundwater hydrology and the company’s expertise is complemented by a full-service soil laboratory.
As part of this new working relationship, Fugro will provide onsite training at its accredited laboratory in Houston to cross-train soil technicians to meet industry standards.
It will also provide offshore experience to Ground Structures’ certified soil technicians who will support a geotechnical campaign recently awarded to Fugro byEsso Exploration and Production, Guyana Ltd. The marine site characterization project is scheduled to begin in April and the Ground Structures technicians will work alongside Fugro personnel onboard its deepwater geotechnical vessel, Fugro Explorer.