Aspen Technology expands Middle East presence

05/03/2010 - Dubai Investment News
Aspen Technology expands Middle East presence

Posted by Bob Brunskill

Aspen Technology, a leading provider of software and services to the process industries, has signed up new commercial agents in the Middle East as it looks to expand its presence in the region.

The firm confirmed the signing of Arabesque Group in Kuwait and Independent Technical Services (ITS) in Abu Dhabi.

ITS has 15 years of experience serving the oil, gas and utility industries in the UAE, including owner operators and engineering and construction companies.

AspenTech's expanded presence in the Middle East includes the recent opening of a regional direct sales office in Manama, Bahrain.

The company has a long history of working with the world's biggest energy and chemical producers and its customers in the region include Saudi Aramco, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company and Qatar Gas.

Antonio Pietri, executive vice president of field operations at AspenTech, said: "We are growing our Middle East presence as investment continues to be made by process manufacturers across our core industries in energy, chemicals and petrochemicals."