Technip is a global business leader in the oil and gas sector and the French company’s umbilicals manufacturing facility – the largest single storey building in Europe – is now a familiar sight on the skyline.

Bradley O’Mahoney managed the media as part of a high profile opening event, delivering positive television coverage and powerful editorial in the business press by focusing on three key issues; job security, world-leading technology and how Technip’s investment offers further confirmation that the North East is now home to an impressively wide range of international companies working in the oil and gas industry.