Jafza building new facility for C&J Energy Services
Trade and logistics hub Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) is building a high-tech multi-story sustainable facility for US company C&J Energy Services in the free zone.
Jafza has started work on the new C&J facility in Jafza South with the ground breaking ceremony initiated jointly by Talal Al Hashimi, chief operations officer of Jafza, and Jeremy Alston, vice president MENA, C&J Energy Services in the presence of Angus Fraser, finance director, C&J Energy Services, as well as senior Jafza officials.
Al Hashimi said “C&J Energy Services is one of the largest well construction, well completions and well services companies in North America.
"This facility lays the foundation for C&J to become a leading player in the Middle East region. We are confident that their new facility in Jafza will help them in establishing an impressive presence in the region at the fastest pace."
Alston added: “C&J Energy Services is committed to developing a strong regional presence in the GCC and wider Middle East.
"The development of our new regional facility with JAFZA is a clear statement of this commitment and we are excited to be working with them on this sustainable and cutting-edge building”
C&J Energy Services founder, chairman and chief executive officer Josh Comstock said: “The Middle East is one of our key focus areas for growth. This impressive new facility will allow C&J to provide operational support across the entire Middle East area and give us room to grow as our portfolio of service offerings increases.”
The upcoming 50,000 square metre C&J facility in Jafza will include a 10,000 square metre sustainable multi-story complex which will serve as the company's regional headquarters and will house a MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operation) setup.
The new LEED compliant facility will be delivered in the first quarter of 2016.