3M opens new division in UAE
New oil and gas service providers's division to oversee Gulf region
US-based oil and gas service provider 3M has opened a devision in Abu Dhabi in a move to expand its operations in the Gulf, the company announced.
The new Mining, Oil and Gas Solutions Devision will focus on the markets in UAE, Kuwait and Qatar.
Wajid Abbas has been appointed as the head of the new Abu Dhabi-based office.
Commenting on the introduction of the new business division, Wajid Abbas said: "The Gulf region is a top priority market for 3M globally and the launch of our new mining, oil and gas solutions division complements our objective to accelerate our penetration and expansion in the region by leveraging the enormous opportunities that it offers.
Our market-focused efforts give 3M a coordinated approach to directly reach out to the oil and gas customers and help them obtain products that can withstand the harsh environments and lifecycle management challenges the oil and gas industry faces."