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Sphera Acquires Petrotechnics

January 8, 2019

Sphera, a provider of integrated risk management software and information services with a focus on operational risk, environmental health and safety and product stewardship, announced it has acquired Petrotechnics, a provider of operational risk software for hazardous industries. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Aberdeen-based Petrotechnics was established in 1989, and has helped keep people safe in hazardous industries such as oil and gas, and others. The firm’s solutions help companies visualize and connect their operations, maintenance and planning processes with frontline risk mitigation software that provides safe system to work and electronic permit to work functionality.

“Sphera’s acquisition of Petrotechnics expands our base of operational risk solutions through applications digitizing and visualizing risks at the operational level with real-time data from industrial internet of things devices,” said Paul Marushka, Sphera’s president and CEO. “This acquisition builds upon our SpheraCloud product in extending our integrated risk management solution from risk identification to risk mitigation.”

“With Sphera’s longstanding expertise and total commitment to operational excellence, Petrotechnics decision to become a part of the Sphera suite of products and services was an easy one,” said Phil Murray, Petrotechnics’ CEO. “The combination of our software with Sphera’s solutions, will help both our customers and Sphera’s clients enhance their ability to mitigate risks across their global operations.”

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