Four men pictured in front of the Australian flag

Engineering Services (formerly ICD Asia Pacific), Ventia's engineering subsidiary, has been awarded a Standing Offer Arrangement by Australia's Department of Defence to provide ongoing engineering, supply chain, and other technical specialist services to support delivery within the Joint Capability Group (JCG) of the Defence Fuel Supply Chain in partnership with the Department's Fuel Services Branch. 

The contract is for the provision of fuel engineering, auditor, specialist POL and project management services to support the development and sustainment of their fuel infrastructure network.

Colonel Mark Baldock, Acting Director General, Fuel Services Branch congratulated the Engineering Services team on the award:

This Fuel Support Services contract delivers an enhanced contract management approach with a focus on performance and deliverables. The contract has also been built to ensure strong collaboration between FSB and contractor and includes innovation opportunities for the Defence Fuel Supply Chain.

Ventia is a Top 10 Defence industry partner, delivering complex maintenance, estate management, engineering and support services (including environmental remediation) to bases that support approximately 100,000 Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel. This is delivered through contracts such as Defence Base Services, Defence Maintenance & Support Services, National Clothing Store Services and Maritime Services.

Trevor Walker, General Manager of Engineering and Technology said of the Fuel Support Services contract award:

This contract further strengthens our strategic partnership with Defence and puts us in a good position to continue to support ADF in increasing fuel network resiliency and capability while navigating the coming energy transition.

Dr Walker said that key to Engineering Services win has been the company's 52-years of experience in providing technical services to the oil and gas industry, in addition to the successful delivery of ADF fuel infrastructure projects across Australia.

Pictured: Colonel Mark Baldock - Acting Director General, Fuel Services Branch and Trevor Walker - General Manager of Engineering and Technology, Ventia signing the contract.