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New Finance Manager appointed

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Great Yarmouth based Prior Diesel, a Suretank company and leading global supplier of diesel driven power solutions and well service products, has appointed Natalie Daniels as Finance Manager.

Natalie has 17 years experience overseeing all aspects of financial operations. Her expertise includes  financial management and reporting, financial modelling and forecasting, and finance software implementation.

Commenting on her new role Natalie said: “I am looking forward to being part of a dedicated team, using my skills and experience to assist the company in its ambitious growth plans and further enhance its business processes. I was attracted by the commitment from Suretank to the continued growth and development of Prior Diesel, together  with Prior Diesel’s reputation for delivering high quality, bespoke products and solutions.”

Prior Diesel’s General Manager, Jim Yeats, said: “We are delighted to welcome Natalie. As a key player in the senior management team she will be involved in the enhancement of the company’s systems and processes to ensure we are recognised as leaders in the industry. ”

A keen traveller and outdoor enthusiast, Natalie is originally from London and lives in Lowestoft.

Established in 1980, Prior Diesel serves the oil and gas, marine and industrial sectors from its headquarters on Gapton Hall Road in Great Yarmouth. It has an international reputation for high quality design, manufacture and servicing of a wide range of hazardous area equipment, particularly well service equipment including nitrogen pumps, specialist skids, coil tubing and wireline units for the offshore industry.

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Welcome to our new Business Development Manager

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Great Yarmouth based Prior Diesel, a Suretank company and leading global supplier of diesel driven power solutions and well service products, has appointed Daniel Peacock as New Business Development Manager for Aberdeen.

Daniel has over 16 years experience working in the oil and gas industry. He started his career as a mechanical technician before moving into project management gaining his PRINCE2 certification and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training. He brings with him experience of building DNV 2.7-2 certified equipment for hazardous areas and project managed the first ever fully compliant steam generator. All of this experience has proven invaluable for his more recent transition two years ago into sales and new business development.

Based in Aberdeen, Daniel’s new role at Prior Diesel will see him contribute to the growth of the company through identifying new business opportunities in Aberdeen and the North Sea corridor.

Commenting on his new role Daniel said: “I am extremely excited to have joined Prior Diesel. It is a challenging time for the industry but Prior Diesel have remained strong. The company has a diverse product range and its multi-disciplinary engineering team has an outstanding reputation for delivering high quality which provides a strong platform from which to build the business.

I am looking forward to working alongside such a highly experienced team and supporting the company with its continued success.”

Prior Diesel’s General Manager, Jim Yeats, said: “We’re delighted to appoint Daniel who joins us at an important stage in our development as we look to enhance our business processes and exploit opportunities in new geographical markets.”

A fearless mountain biker and keen scuba diver, Daniel lives in Arbroath with his wife and two children.

Established in 1980, Prior Diesel serves the oil and gas, marine and industrial sectors from its headquarters on Gapton Hall Road in Great Yarmouth. It has an international reputation for high quality design, manufacture and servicing of a wide range of hazardous area equipment, particularly well service equipment including nitrogen pumps, specialist skids, coil tubing and wireline units for the offshore industry.

Prior Diesel was acquired by Suretank in January 2015. Suretank is the world’s largest manufacturer of tanks and cargo-carrying units for the offshore oil and gas industry and all of its products are produced to DNV 2.7-1 certification as standard.

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Prior Diesel Announces Appointment of New GM

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Prior Diesel, a Suretank company and leading global supplier of diesel driven power solutions and well service products, has appointed Jim Yeats as General Manager to drive forward the company’s ongoing expansion.

Jim brings over 25 years experience in the oil and gas sector with previous senior level appointments at Axon Energy Products, Airpac Bukom, Halliburton and PSL Energy Services in a range of operational and managerial roles.

Jim, commenting on his new appointment, said: “Prior Diesel’s multi-disciplinary engineering team has an outstanding reputation for delivering high quality, bespoke products. I want to build on that reputation and ensure that we optimise our visibility in key growth segments and territories. We have an exciting time ahead of us as we look to enhance our business processes and exploit opportunities in new geographical markets. I look forward to applying my experience to drive the business forward working with my colleagues at Prior Diesel in pursuit of that goal.”

As General Manager of Prior Diesel Jim will have full responsibility for the business and will report directly to John Fitzgerald, CEO, Suretank Group.

John Fitzgerald, CEO, Suretank Group, added: “We welcome Jim into the Suretank Group. His appointment heralds a new era for Prior Diesel as it aims to strengthen and augment its existing operational capabilities to exploit new clients and geographical markets. We believe he is the right person to enable Prior Diesel to realise continued success in key industrial growth segments across the UK and Europe.

“His appointment is further demonstration of our ongoing commitment to the business and our loyal and committed client base. Customers can be assured that we are here, we are strong and we remain open for business, despite the challenging market conditions that we are all working to.”

Prior Diesel occupies a key position in the region’s important engineering and offshore oil and gas sector and has seen significant expansion and development over the last 10 years. Established in 1980, the company serves the oil and gas, marine and industrial sectors from its headquarters on Gapton Hall Road in Great Yarmouth in the UK, with an international reputation for high quality design, manufacture and servicing of a wide range of hazardous area equipment, particularly well service equipment including nitrogen pumps, specialist skids, coil tubing and wireline units for the offshore industry.

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