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WTS Energy announces acquisition of The Sniffers

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The Sniffers, founded in 1991 and headquartered in Belgium, offers emission reduction services, energy saving projects for steam- and flare-losses and underground pipeline and cable network integrity services. The Sniffers’ specialists bring high-end quality services to a variety of top companies around the world.

“We view The Sniffers as a great addition to our portfolio and a pioneering leader in their field. Environmental Services, Energy savings, and Plant Integrity are hugely important for the global energy industry. The market for these services is growing at a fast pace in both the Developed World and in Emerging Countries. At WTS Energy we are excited about the added value this will bring to our clients and to our portfolio of services. With our Global Office network and experience in Emerging Countries, we will assist The Sniffers as much as we can in their global expansion plans.”, says Frederik Rengers, CEO of WTS Energy.

“WTS Energy provides The Sniffers with a truly global footprint and access to technical resources to help The Sniffers in the next level of growth. Our management and the entire Sniffers’ team are happy to be joining forces with the WTS Energy team around the world. We look forward offering our broad range of services to existing and new customers and assist them with Sniffing for a Safer and Greener environment" says Bart Wauterickx, CEO of The Sniffers.

WTS Energy is proud to have acquired The Sniffers from the Carlyle Group. The synergies between WTS Energy and The Sniffers are enormous. The previous business services of WTS Energy will continue in the fields of: global recruitment, payrolling, workforce management and technical assistance. This partnership brings WTS Energy one step closer to becoming an integrated energy services company.

WTS Energy, started in 2000, is the leading Work Force Management, high-level Manpower and Recruitment services to the Global Oil, Gas and New Energy industry. WTS Energy is head quartered in the Netherlands and has 20 offices around the world, in US, Europe, Middle East and Africa. WTS Energy is operational in over 50 countries and employs more than 1000 consultants around the world.

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