SAKOM operates with a totally client focused, client program priority in mind. Within each sector, our project managers are embedded with client staff, and will have the delivery and support to the client program firmly at the forefront of their operational plan. Within that operational plan, there will be a risk analysis taken on a daily basis; normally based on local feedback and source information, which will be the framework of the security approach for that day. Strategically, the aim is to ensure the client program is delivered on time and SAKOM consider themselves an enabler to the client mission.
Within Iraq, this sector offers significant future growth for both clients and SAKOM. Oil production is planned to reach 12 million barrels per day by 2017 based on current contract awards and oil field development. An additional round of tendering will increase production and increase business opportunity.
Africa is on the cusp of an Oil and Gas boom with new oil producing countries and new oil blocks being established daily. SAKOM’s unique Africa experience provides the background and capability to meet these unique requirements.
In Yemen, whilst a smaller market, significant seismic research has taken place and licenses for further exploration and extraction are being issued by the government. The terrain, political landscape and indeed threat in Yemen is different to that which exists in Iraq but the principles of security remain the same and SAKOM have an active presence in Sana’a which makes us an ideal partner for clients in Yemen.