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Petrobras Awards Large Scale Multi-Year Engineering Support Contract to ZENTECH

September 14, 2018

Petrobras has selected ZENTECH Do Brasil Servicos Tecnicos LTDA, a subsidiary of ZENTECH, Inc of Houston, Texas, USA for a contract to provide engineering support for its fleet of ship shape and semi-submersible type floating production, storage and offloading platforms along with the fixed gathering and processing platform. It’s only fair to share…

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Zentech Celebrate’s Its 40th Anniversary

April 8, 2018

40 Years of experience! Zentech has been in operation for 40 years now, and we are happy to celebrate this momentous occasion! We want to recognize all our employees, who we couldn’t have done this without. We would like to give a shout out to: Johnson Varghese for his 20 years of service Sharma Mukkamala…

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Ramesh Maini – Eminent Engineer 2017 ASIE’s Award

November 20, 2017

For Immediate Release: November 11, 2017 Zentech is very proud to announce that our CEO Ramesh Maini was awarded the Eminent Engineer ASIE Class of 2017 Award at the American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects (ASIE) Annual Holiday Event on Saturday, November 11.   Source: It’s only fair to share…

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First US Offshore Wind Installation Vessel to be Built with Oil and Gas Expertise

June 28, 2017

Zentech Inc. and Renewables Resources International (RRI) are pleased to announce to the United States Offshore Wind Industry the build of the first Jones Act compliant, four legged, self-propelled Dynamically-Positioned Level 2 (DP2) Jack-up Vessel based on a US-built barge. Zentech plans to install four truss legs with spud cans, a proven oil & gas design, integrated in a newly built hull.

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Zentech Becomes Approved Vendor for Petronas

June 6, 2017

Zentech Inc. is pleased to announce our approved vendor status with Petronas in Malaysia.

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Thrustmaster Provides Thrusters

October 4, 2016

Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc. will be supplying the azimuth thrusters for Zentech’s new Z-210 Mobile Offshore Unit.

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Ramesh Maini Featured in Upstream Magazine

September 30, 2016

Upstream Online’s Katherine Schmidt tells all about Zentech, Inc.’s President, Ramesh Maini. Learn more about how Ramesh Maini has experienced life on both sides of the desk.

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Zentech Selected as 2016 World Oil Awards Finalist

September 19, 2016

Zentech is proud to announce being selected as a Finalist at this year’s 15th Annual World Oil Awards Banquet being held on October 13, 2016, in Houston, TX for the Z-210 Multi-purpose Vessel (Liftboat).

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Zentech and GE™ Marine Solutions Collaboration

September 6, 2016

GE’s Marine Solutions business and Zentech Inc. announced the signature of a cooperation agreement.

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Zentech & SWAT Team Counter-Terrorism Training

April 15, 2016

On Friday, March 4, 2016, Zentech Incorporated had a unique opportunity to work with the Houston Police Department’s Elite SWAT (Special Weapons And Tactics) Team.

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Free Complimentary Passes to OTC 2016

April 15, 2016

Zentech is offering free complimentary passes to OTC 2016 in Houston, Texas on May 2 -5, 2016. Register now for one-day or multi-day compilmentary passes to OTC 2106!

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Zentech Signs Contract for Two Zentech Z-210 MOUs

February 8, 2016

Zentech Incorporated of Houston, Texas, USA signed contracts with CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding Company Limited for the construction of two (2) Z-210 Mobile Offshore Units. These contracts were finalized based on the Letter of Intent received by CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipyard on September 23, 2015.

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Zentech honored by National Drilling Company in Abu Dhabi

December 17, 2015

National Drilling Company (NDC) CEO Mr. Abdalla Saeed Al Suwaidi has presented Zentech with a Certificate of Appreciation for the Engineering Design and Construction Support of the NDC Jack-Up Rig Diyina, Rig Integrity Assurance Program (RIAP) during the completion ceremony held at Dubai Dry Docks Shipyard on December 17, 2015.

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DNV GL Presentation of Certificate

November 12, 2015

Zentech has recently joined hands with eleven other partners and DNV GL so as to work together on a Joint Industry Project (JIP).

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American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects Scholarship

November 6, 2015

Zentech sponsored a scholarship for the ASIE Scholarship Program, established in 1998. A total of eight students received scholarships this year, of which one student, perusing a Subsea Engineering Degree, received the Zentech Scholarship.

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Zentech Featured in The Journal of Petroleum Technology

November 1, 2015

The Journal of Petroleum Technology (JPT) has published a piece on Zentech’s industry changing jackup rig design, the R-550D, in the November 2015 issue.

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Zentech signs LOI to build two MOUs

October 22, 2015

CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding Company Ltd., received a Letter of Intent on September 23, 2015, from Zentech for two (2) Z-210 Mobile Offshore units.

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Zentech Selected as Finalists for Awards

September 21, 2015

Zentech is selected as finalists for two awards in the 2015 World Oil Awards.

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AOD Exercises Options for Two R-550D Jack-ups

September 16, 2015

Alliance Offshore Drilling (AOD) exercises options to build two additional Zentech R-550D jack-up rigs at CSSC in Guangzhou, China.

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June 2015 R-550D Jack-Up Construction Update

June 25, 2015

Zentech provides a six-page summary of construction progress through June 2015 for its R-550D jackup drilling rig at the CSSC-HPWS shipyard.

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Zentech Lands Contract with the Brazilian Navy

May 3, 2015

Zentech has been awarded a contract to perform its ZAIMS™ work for the Brazilian Navy’s flagship aircraft carrier São Paulo.

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March 2015 R-550D Jack-Up Construction Update

March 30, 2015

Zentech is providing a 6-page summary of construction progress through early mid March 2015 for its R-550D jackup drilling rig at the CSSC-HPWS shipyard.

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January 22, 2015

Available for purchase – Semi-Swath vessel, marine heavy-lift crane barge, and 108 Siemens™ jacking gearboxes (new never used) for jackup units and liftboats.

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January 2015 R-550D Jack-Up Construction Update

January 16, 2015

Zentech is providing a 6-page summary of construction progress through early January 2015 for its R-550D jackup drilling rig at the CSSC-HPWS shipyard.

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December 2014 R-550D Jack-Up Construction Update

December 15, 2014

Zentech is providing a 6-page summary of construction progress through early December for its R-550D jackup drilling rig at the CSSC-HPWS shipyard.

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Robert Fogal, Jr. Retires

September 2, 2014

After 57 plus years in the Oil and Gas industry, Robert Fogal, Jr. Retires.

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CSSC-HPS Announces New R-550D Jackup Rig

May 6, 2013

Construction of Zentech’s Jackup Rig Design, the R-550D, Start for Alliance Offshore Drilling PTE Ltd.

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Cooperation Agreement Signed with TSC and CSSC HPS

January 14, 2013

Zentech joins China’s CSSC Guangzhou Huangpu Shipbuilding Company Ltd. and TSC Group Holdings, Ltd. in a new venture for design and construction of R-550D

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Article: Oil & Gas Journal

January 17, 2005

Engineers at Houston-based Zentech Inc. have created two designs for a new type of multi-service, self- propelled jack up vessel with removable drilling apparatus, capable of working in water up to 210 ft deep.

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