Customer response from Bartech

Bartech locks reduced rate for 3 years



Press Release

For Immediate Release
February 18th 2016


British Energy Company Awards Maintenance Contract For Offshore Diesel Engines To Engineering Specialists, Locking In Low Prices Until 2018

British diesel engineering specialists, Bartech, have today announced a brand new three-year maintenance contract with Fairfield Energy, with Bartech providing support in this regard for Fairfield’s fire pump and emergency generator engines until the end of 2018.

The discussion between the two companies began following Bartech’s decision to reduce their rates for 2016, in light of the continually falling oil prices and general uncertainty within the oil industry as a whole.

Fairfield Energy subsequently approached Bartech with the specific agenda of locking in their reduced rates for the next three years.

The two companies have worked together extensively in the past with Bartech servicing Fairfield as part of numerous projects, including the supply and installation of replacement engines, upgrading old technology and completing routine health checks.

One particular piece of work between the two involved Bartech sourcing, overhauling and converting a replacement engine, which as a one-off job saved Fairfield several hundred thousand pounds, such that Fairfield has once again put their trust in Bartech to deliver over the next three years.

Mitsubishi S16N before and after Bartech overhaul

Following the project, Fairfield Energy’s Technical Authority, Bryan Bain, acknowledged the support from Bartech:

“They have a very, very professional team. We get realistic timescales and they meet them, realistic budgets, and they meet them and it’s been very, very good”

Bartech’s managing director, Paul Bleck, was delighted with the contract announcement:

“We’re delighted to announce this contract with Fairfield Energy. Over the years we’ve worked hard to help Fairfield reach their goals, and this contract highlights both companies’ desire to work together.

From Fairfield’s point of view, this arrangement allows them to enjoy fixed, low prices in what is a pretty turbulent market at present whilst still tapping into the expertise that we provide. For us, it’s great that a company is keen to commit to working with us for three years, and as we enjoy working with businesses on a long term basis to help them get where they want to be, the contract will allow us to maximise the value that we’re adding to Fairfield”

Press release ends

Notes to editor:

Bartech is a diesel engine specialist working with most of the main oil and gas companies including Shell, TAQA, Centrica, ConocoPhillips, Talisman and Premier Oil, taking on significant projects, providing health checks, overhauls, engine replacements, repairs, upgrades, alignments and more.

This work has spanned fire pumps, generators, cranes, life boats and turbine starter engines. As MTU service dealers, with BOSIET certified engineers, Bartech is ideally placed to give the technical support needed for the engines in this contract.

Fairfield Energy is a well-established UKCS operator which is now adding decommissioning expertise to its existing capabilities.

For more information and photo opportunities, contact Leanne Pratt at Bartech on 06 791552 or

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