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    Thales GeoSolutions forms Malaysian JV

    News // July 18, 2003
    Thales GeoSolutions (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd has formed a new joint venture with one of the leading Bumiputera companies servicing the petroleum industry in Malaysia, Orogenic Holdings Sdn Bhd. The new joint venture will trade under the name Orogenic Thales GeoSolutions Sdn Bhd.

    "The new joint venture will give rise to the sharing of ideas and technology, foster new innovative business processes and the development of people, in order to raise the level of services offered to both Thales and Orogenic clientele in Malaysia", saidMr Tong Pow Mun, General Manager of Thales GeoSolutions (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.

    The joint venture company is headed by its general manager, Mohd Zulkifli Abdul Aziz, and is located at 11th Floor, Wisma Genting, 28 Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur.

    Established in January 2003, the company employs 33 staff, of which, 80 per cent are field specialists. The new joint venture has been awarded its Petronas Licence in April and purchased an array of positioning and surveying equipment, including a Thalesworkclass remotely operated vehicle (ROV) in order to meet its expanding business demands.

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