NEWS UPDATE – WIS acquires a Regional Headquarters license and Commercial Registration in Eastern Province of the Kingdom.

NEWS UPDATE HOUSTON, TEXAS, May 11, 2023 – Wellbore Integrity Solutions is pleased to announce that with the help of the Ministry of Investment (MISA), WIS is one of the first companies to acquire the Regional Headquarters (RHQ) license and Commercial Registration (CR) in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom. This milestone was achieved several months ahead of our anticipated target date.

We would like to thank the MISA team for their continuous guidance and support throughout the process. Adding to the excitement, on May 1st, 2023, our Eastern Hemisphere Vice President James McKenna officially moved to the kingdom as the leader of the RHQ team. Additionally, keeping in line with the Saudi Vision 2030, WIS is committed to more participation in local initiatives with Saudi Aramco IKTVA program.

Our presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been a long awaited plan of WIS. We look forward to our working relationships within the Kingdom and participating in local initiatives.

James McKenna – Vice President Eastern Hemisphere


About Wellbore Integrity Solutions

WIS offers its customers a comprehensive suite of products and services designed to enhance the life cycle of their oil, gas, and geothermal wells via a global engineering and field services footprint.

Under its Red Baron product line, WIS provides well intervention services for fishing, wellbore departure (TrackMaster Whipstocks), well abandonment and slot recovery, wellbore cleanout, thru-tubing services, and fiberline intervention technology. Its DRILCO product line offers tubular services for tubular inspection, tubular repair, and has manufacturing capabilities in strategic locations around the globe. Through its Thomas Tools product line, WIS provides customers rental services for high-torque drill pipe, tubing, and BOPs. WIS also offers consulting services for client-based engineering and technical support.

Operating in 30 countries with 45 strategic facility locations, WIS focuses on its customers, utilizing integrated resources that include approximately 1000 employees globally and encompassing 49 nationalities worldwide. To learn more, visit


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