GlobalStar Travel Management announces that it has been appointed by Petrofac, a leading service provider to the international oil and gas industry, as one of two new travel partners to service its global travel requirements.

The new providers will support all travel requirements for the 12,750-employee company which has projects and operations in 29 countries across the world. Following a competitive tender process, Airlink will provide travel management services for employees in the the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, while GlobalStar will service the rest of the world.

Petrofac Group Director of Human Resources, Des Thurlby, said: “We set out in 2018 to evaluate our entire travel management programme. GlobalStar and Airlink, together with their local networks, will provide tailored, cost-efficient corporate travel management services to all our employees around the world. By consolidating our travel management through these new global partnerships, we will optimise our travel spend, embrace the latest technology for booking and traveller management and security, and continue to maintain our efficiency and cost-effectiveness in this area.”

Commenting on the new partnership, GlobalStar President Steve Hartwell said: “GlobalStar is delighted to be partnering with Petrofac to assist them with the consolidation and development of their global travel programme. GlobalStar teams are already fully engaged with the project that will create enhancements for Petrofac’s travel programme, and drive savings.”

Petrofac’s new travel programme has been implemented with efficiency and cost optimisation in mind by Global Travel Manager Stephanie Rothman, who joined the company last October. Stephanie is a travel specialist with over 25 years’ experience in the industry, and has a proven track record in providing strategic travel management advice and solutions.



GlobalStar Travel Management
Helen Menniss
VP Global Account Management
Tel: +44 7793208930

About Petrofac

Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the oil and gas production and processing industry, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world’s leading integrated, independent and national oil and gas companies. Petrofac is quoted on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: PFC).

Petrofac designs and builds oil and gas facilities; operates, maintains and manages facilities and trains personnel; enhances production; and, where it can leverage its service capability, develops and co-invests in upstream and infrastructure projects. Petrofac’s range of services meets its clients’ needs across the full life cycle of oil and gas assets.

With around 12,750 employees, Petrofac operates out of seven strategically located operational centres, in Aberdeen, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Woking, Chennai, Mumbai and Kuala Lumpur and has a further 24 offices worldwide.

For additional information, please refer to the Petrofac website at

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