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Olive Group to present at Iraq Mega Projects

Iraq: Wednesday, October 20 - 2010 @ 16:33

Peter Lalor, Director of Solutions at Olive Group, said, “It’s a fantastic opportunity for the major organisations entering Iraq to meet and discuss how we’re going to help turn Iraq into one of the world’s largest oil exporters, and a hub for regional industry”.

Lalor continued, “I hope to emphasise the important role the security industry has in supporting Oil and Gas companies in Iraq and the enormous benefits that fully integrated security systems can bring from day one.” – Peter will be speaking at the event on Tuesday 27th October.

Lalor’s presentation will cover a wide range of relevant issues and potential security solutions for commercial clients across the Oil and Gas industry, including community engagement and corporate social responsibility, threat identification and planning, proven strategies for reducing and limiting potential attacks, and rapid technology insertion for infrastructure protection.

Chris St George, Co-chairman of Olive Group, commented on Olive Group’s upcoming involvement at the event, “I’m delighted that we were asked to provide a speaker for this keynote speech on security issues. Peter is very knowledgeable on the subject of innovative security technologies for the Oil and Gas industry and our attendance and input at these events is always well received by our partners and contacts throughout Iraq”.

St George speaks of Olive Group’s expertise, “The Oil and Gas sector in Iraq will face some complex challenges including security and, with our in country experience and wide range of specialist solutions, I believe we are uniquely placed to assist our partners and clients to manage their risks and maximise their return on investment”

Olive Group was the first private security company to enter Iraq in 2003. Since then their Iraq operations have grown dramatically; they now offer ‘turnkey’ services including technology systems and solutions to protect people, assets and infrastructure in the Oil & Gas sector as well as security services, secure logistics, HSE and de-mining.

Olive Group is fully committed to the internationally recognised “Iraq-first” concept and operates as Al-Zaitoon in the region, where almost 75% of their workforce is composed of Iraqi nationals.

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