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Swift Opens Branch In New Zealand

Swift Opens Branch In New Zealand

-- Exploration and drilling to be the focus of new office

Swift Worldwide Resources ( ), the premier supplier of manpower resources to the oil and gas industry, has opened an office in New Plymouth, the major city in the Taranaki Region of New Zealand. This new office will focus on delivering expert engineers to exploration activities, and supporting drilling campaigns and operations to the country's oil and gas industry.

"This is a great example of our current aggressive growth strategy at Swift," said CEO Tobias Read. "The family of 'Swifties' is looking forward to becoming part of the close-knit oil and gas industry in 'the 'Naki' and breathing new energy into the area."

The new branch is located near the Taranaki Basin, which has the oldest producing oil, gas and condensate fields in New Zealand. Jamie Haerewa, a five-year Swift veteran, is leading the branch with her experience staffing projects in countries throughout the Asia Pacific region, including China and Australia.

About Swift Worldwide Resources
Swift Worldwide Resources is the premier supplier of manpower resources to the global oil and gas industry. With more than 25 years focusing exclusively in this sector, a database of 200,000 skilled personnel, a dedicated contract and permanent recruitment division, a logistics infrastructure spanning the globe and quality procedures accredited to ISO 9001:2008, it provides a world class service - Whatever it takes, wherever it takes us®. Swift is committed to investing in the local community and takes great pride i n its ability to recruit, train and develop its national team of workers. For more information, please visit

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