West Bay Petroleum , a subsidiary of Mohamed Bin Hamad Holding Company (MBHHC), has established a partnership with Terra Drone Indonesia, a subsidiary of Terra Drone Group. West Bay Petroleum Co. WLL are amongst the pioneers in Oil & Gas Services and Chemical suppliers in the State of Qatar founded in the year 1985 Likewise, Terra Drone provides drone technology-based solutions in various industrial sectors such as oil & gas, mining, plantations, construction & infrastructure, and others.
The partnership is aimed to explore the drone services market opportunities in Qatar by combining the expertise and network that West Bay Petroleum has and the unique solution & technology that Terra Drone owns.
The State of Qatar has made significant investments in recent years across multiple industries to increase the robustness of its economy. Along with this increase of investments comes the strong need to adapt to digital transformation. Across the globe drones have become a paramount tool in ensuring the proper monitoring and maintenance of valuable assets while also giving companies and industries valuable outputs to guarantee the optimization of all operations.
Vice-Chairman of MBHHC, H.E. Sheikh Jassim Bin Mohammed Al-Thani said “As a Qatari Company we are proud that through our many years of experience of supporting the State of Qatar’s growth through various investments and endeavors, that we can announce this new partnership. We truly believe in the benefits and the role that drones will play in the coming years in advancing Qatar’s digitization ambitions.” H.E added “Along with Terra Drone, we look forward to becoming leaders in this field and provide existing and new customers unrivalled support powered by this new partnership.”
Michael Wishnu Wardana, Managing Director of Terra Drone Indonesia said, “I see a good opportunity in Qatar, and I am really pleased to be able to establish a partnership with WBP & WBPS, which have a strong experience in oil & gas, which is our priority market. We learned a lot from many experiences working with large oil & gas companies like Chevron, Inpex, Conocophillips, Shell, and ADNOC, and we believe we can bring that value also to customers in the State of Qatar.”
Alexandros Lakatamitis, General Manager of Qatar West Bay Petroleum, also revealed, “Seeing the increasing need for drone use for various tasks and projects in our area of expertise as well as the need for such solutions in other areas, the company entrusted Terra Drone to be our strategic partner. Terra Drone’s experience in oil & gas and other industries across the globe makes us confident to deliver the level of excellence our customers have become accustomed to. This addition to our suite of drone related products and services is something that we believe will benefit several entities throughout the State of Qatar.”
About Terra Drone Indonesia
PT Terra Drone Indonesia is a provider of drone utilization services for aerial survey activities in industrial applications which include aerial mapping & modeling, as well as aerial inspection & monitoring. In addition, Terra Drone Indonesia also provides training & consultation for companies that already use drones for daily operations. Terra Drone Indonesia has a focus on providing solutions in the oil & gas, mining, construction, infrastructure, and power sectors.
About Terra Drone
Established in 2016, Terra Drone Corporation has quickly become one of the world’s largest industrial drone solution companies employing over 500 drone industry professionals. The company’s head office, located in Tokyo, Japan, has more than 25 branches & partners are spread globally. Terra Drone provides innovative enterprise drone services for oil and gas, utilities, renewables, mining, construction, and GIS sectors, among others.
About Qatar West Bay Petroleum
West Bay Petroleum Co. WLL was incorporated in 1985 in Qatar and provides technical support services to oil and gas field’s refineries, as well as supplying to major oil companies all needed chemicals for their operation, in addition industrial, marine, power generation, lubricating oils and grease, also special industrial protective coatings.