SOURCE: O'Brien's Response Management

O'Brien's Response Management

November 30, 2011 13:53 ET

O'Brien's Response Management Establishes Joint Venture in Brazil

Brazil's EnvironPact, OceanPact and O'Brien's to Provide Services to Brazilian Energy Sector

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - Nov 30, 2011) - O'Brien's Response Management (O'Brien's), a wholly owned subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH), and Brazil's EnvironPact and OceanPact, providers of specialized consulting services to offshore oil companies, today announced they have formed a joint venture named O'Brien's do Brasil SA. The joint venture will provide all of each parent company's consulting, emergency and environmental services for international oil companies and other industrial sectors operating in Brazil.

"O'Brien's do Brasil will assist our clients in achieving maximum resiliency by enabling them to better prepare, respond, communicate and recover. We will do this by providing a full suite of emergency and crisis preparedness, response and communications services, all with the benefit of O'Brien's actual incident management experience," said Tim Perkins, CEO of O'Brien's. O'Brien's do Brasil specific services and products include preparing regulatory plans, instructing emergency and crisis training, enabling more efficient communications, conducting exercises and assisting with the management of responses to incidents. Products offered include electronic solutions such as CommandPro®, ePlanPro® and the PIER System. "We are glad to associate ourselves with well respected partners such as EnvironPact and OceanPact and to be active in the increasingly important Brazilian market," Perkins added.

"O'Brien's is the best in the business, which is well recognized in Brazil, and we are very excited to be working together to provide world-class services to our joint clients in Brazil," said Flavio Andrade, President of OceanPact and partner in EnvironPact.

O'Brien's do Brasil SA will maintain an office in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

O'Brien's Response Management is a leading provider of crisis and emergency management services. We help our clients become more resilient by enabling them to Prepare, Respond, Communicate and Recover before, during and after a crisis.

EnvironPact is a Brazilian company focused on the development and implementation of solutions in engineering, environmental and safety management. The company offers customized Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) consultancy services mainly for the offshore oil and gas E&P industry.

OceanPact is a Brazilian company dedicated to emergency management and providing specialized consultant services for the development and implementation of marine and coastal environmental solutions, especially for the maritime, port, fishing and oil & gas industries.

Contact Information

  • For service inquiries in Brazil, contact
    Flavio Andrade
    +55 (211) 3032 6706

    O'Brien's media contact:
    Tim O'Leary
    +1 (281) 320-9796
    Email Contact
    www.obriensrm.com