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GOtech Welcomes SERTECPET as a Partner

Gas and Oil Technologies (GOtech) has entered into a material agreement with SERTECPET BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, CORP., a company incorporated in the State of Texas – USA. Their know-how, standards and international patents warrant our industry in order to promote technology and services in the local Saudi market.

To learn more about SERTECPET, please visit their website:

Sekal to install DrillTronics on five Transocean harsh environment semi-submersible drilling rigs

Transocean, the world’s largest Deep Water Drilling Contractors, and our partner; Sekal, the world’s leading provider of model-based automatic drilling control systems (DrillTronics),  have collaborated to integrate the DrillTronics technology on four semi-submersible drilling rigs, all operating on long term contracts for Equinor in the North Atlantic and Barents Sea region. The award also includes an upgrade on one drilling rig were the system has been in successful use since September 2017…

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Read the Transocean Announcement Here

Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology Visit

GOtech was honored by the visit from Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology: Dr. Yasuhiro Yamada: Director, Research and Development Center for Ocean Drilling Science and Dr. Kyaw Moe: Deputy Director, Principal Research Scientist from Research and Development (R&D) Center for Ocean Drilling Science (ODS), leaded the delegation to Saudi ARABIA, visiting King Abdullah University of Science and Technology and Jointly with GOtech’s General Manager; Mr. Mohammed Arakzeh visited Saudi ARAMCO’s Advanced Research Center (ARC) of Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Departments,  and had a general discussion about Drilling Planning and Technology Developments for Extreme Environments.


Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) has the main objective to contribute to the advancement of academic research in addition to the improvement of marine science and technology by proceeding the fundamental research and development on marine, and the cooperative activities on the academic research related to the Ocean for the benefit of the peace and human welfare.

Center for Ocean Drilling Science(ODS) objective to promote International Ocean Discovery Program which is led by Japan. Their believed as stated by Dr. Yamanda is: “creating new drilling science in exploring the Earth’s interior using advanced drilling technology to clarify the unified scope of the ocean, earth and life system”

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John Gellert Visits GOtech

Our colleague and partner John Gellert; President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Seacor Marine Holdings Inc. recently visited GOtech’s offices in a meeting of the partners. On behalf of Mohammed Al-Naimi and Abdulaziz Al-Othman, we would like to thank you for your visit and look forward to many visits to come.

Maria Mejia – 25 Influential Women in Energy 2019

We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate our colleague and partner; Maria Mejia, who has been announced as an honoree for the 2019 Oil and Gas Investor 25 Influential Women in Energy! Maria and other nominees will be honored at the second annual Women in Energy Luncheon on February 12, 2019 in Houston.

To read more about Maria and other nominees: Click Here

Saudi-U.S. CEO Forum, May 21, 2017

On 21st of May 2017 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. During the Saudi U.S. CEO Forum during President Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia. Ulterra Drilling Technologies represented by Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Othman; Chairman of Ulterra Arabia, received the official manufacturing license by H.E Majid Al-Qasabi; Minister of Commerce and Investment also by Mr. Ibrahim Al-Omar Governor for SAGIA with the attendance of H.E Khalid Al-Falih; Minister of Energy, H.E Mohammed Al-Jadaan; Minister of Finance, Mr. Amin Al-Nasser; The President and CEO of Saudi ARAMCO, and Mr. Wilbur Ross; the U.S Secretary of Commerce.

SPE & ATS&E Exhibition 2017

Gotech was proud to participated as a silver sponsor in SPE & ATS &E exhibition 2017, held on April 24th -27th in Dhahran Exhibition Center along with its partners, Interwell, EV Cam, Probe , Ulterra, Cubility and Mohawk Energy.

4th Middle East Maintenance & Reliability Conference (MAINTCON)-December, 2016

Mr. Mohammed Al-Naimi & Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Othman were proud to participate in the 4th Middle East Maintenance & Reliability Conference (MAINTCON ), held on December 12-15 , 2016 in Kingdom of Bahrain, MaintCon is a premier conference in the Gulf Region organized and conducted by the maintenance and reliability professionals of the GSMR supported by BSE designed for all maintenance and reliability professionals working in the GCC.

Arabian Venture Forum (AVF)-2016

Abdulaziz Al-Othman was proud to participate as part of the Advisory Committee in the 2016 Arabian Venture Forum (AVF); an initiative aimed at supporting the venture capital landscape in Saudi Arabia and the GCC region by connecting international and local VC firms with high-profile technology-based start-ups. This event was held at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from 11/19/2016 – 11/21/2016.

GOTech Gold Sponsor in SPE & ATS&E Exhibition-2016

Gotech was proud to participated as a gold sponsor in SPE & ATS&E exhibition 2016 , held on April 25th -28th 2016 in Dhahran Exhibition Center along with its partners, Interwell, EV Cam, Probe , Ulterra, U.S. Steel Tubular Products , Pulse Directional Technologies and Mohawk Energy.