A global oil and gas supplier has opened a new facility in Gillman, Adelaide, creating 20 local jobs in the sector.
Enerflex, a supplier of natural gas compression, oil and gas processing, refrigeration systems and electric power generation equipment, established its new SA service facility to enable an expansion of current operations.
The expansion into South Australia will create 20 jobs, with 14 based at the Adelaide Service Centre and six in the Cooper Basin.
Enerflex has headquarters in Calgary, Canada, and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
They also have Australian offices in Sydney, Roma, Moomba, Perth and now in Adelaide.
The new facility aligns with the Northern Economic Plan, which has identified mining equipment and technology services as one of six growth industries that will drive economic and social transformation in Adelaide’s northern suburbs.
Enerflex President for International Business Phil Pyle said, “Relocating work originating in South Australia from our operations in our New South Wales service centre and establishing our gas compression and engine rebuild facility in Gillman enables us to provide a complete product and service offering to oil and gas sector clients operating in SA, including the complete rebuild of gas compression engines up to 2200 brake horsepower.
“Enerflex have supplied and aftermarket serviced and supported gas compression, processing and electric power generation equipment to customers in South Australia for more than 20 years.
“Our investment in South Australia is testament to our medium to long term confidence in the industry and clearly defines our commitment to our clients in South Australia,” Mr Pyle said.
SA Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Tom Koutsantonis congratulated Enerflex on its new service facility and for creating job opportunities for South Australians.
“South Australia is a major player in the oil and gas sector and this move by Enerflex is evidence of that.
“The State Government supported Enerflex in identifying potential sites in Adelaide for their service facility.
“We also facilitated meetings between Enerflex and the Automotive Transformation Taskforce so that the company could connect with workers wishing to transition out of the automotive sector into the oil and gas sector,” Mr Koutsantonis said.