About us

Our Story


Leaders in Oil & Gas Support Services in Sri Lanka

A trusted positive partner who can deliver.

Safety is at forefront of everything we do.

Protecting our people while providing them a safe work environment to perform is our top priority. We do not and will not compromise our focus on health and safety for the sake of better business results.


Certification, Compliance & Insurance

Insurance IGP&I (International Group of P&I Clubs). The 13 P&I Clubs which comprise the International Group between them provide marine liability cover (protection and indemnity) for approximately 90% of the world’s ocean-going tonnage.

We use market leaders in marine insurance that offers comprehensive products, in-depth experience, the financial strength and security to deliver our services.

TRACE certification reports contain a wealth of anti-bribery compliance information  establishing that the organization have been thoroughly vetted and trained by TRACE, the world’s leading anti-bribery standard setting organization.

It is the policy of Hayleys Energy Services to manage all activities and operations in a responsible manner that protects the health and safety of its employees, contractors and public and minimizes any adverse impacts on the environment.

Sustainable development has been a key focus within HES culture, inspired by its parent company Hayleys who has a long standing track record for integrity, ethics and good governance. In recognition of its efforts it has won numerous accolades for being a good corporate citizen. Best corporate citizen Award for consecutive 05 Years

At HES environmental sustainability is considered a continuous process that requires prudent use and preservation of our natural resources. Therefore HES is an active and committed partner in the communities where we live, work and conduct business.

We are dedicated to operating in an environmentally responsible manner. Sustainable environment issues, such as preservation of natural resources, energy efficiency and climate change, are issues that require thorough analysis and stakeholder dialogue beyond borders.

A Green World

A safe working environment is of paramount importance to any organization and its great asset, PEOPLE. In this context, Hayleys Energy Services take pride in adhering to the strictest standards in safety, striving to maintain a ZERO accident rate for all our operations.

We have initiated a group wide active EHS committee who constantly monitors, identifies, suggest and implements appropriate EHS methods. Out of several measures, frequent training sessions on EHS, Presentations, Demonstrations and pre & post Project Safety briefings and sharing of learnings are some key initiatives, helping HES to constantly be up the mark on the ‘ZERO Accident’ free environment. We manage our activities under an Integrated Management System with the processes being aligned to


Our Operational Areas


A M Pandithage


Appointed to the Board of Hayleys Advantis Group in 1981. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK). Honorary Consul of United Mexican States (Mexico) to Sri Lanka. Committee Member of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce. Council Member of the Employers’ Federation of Ceylon. Member of the Maritime Advisory Council of the Ministry of Ports and Shipping. Member of the Advisory Council of the Ceylon Association of Shipping Agents. Member of the National Steering Committee on Skills Sector Development of the Department of National Planning.


Ruwan Waidyaratne

Managing Director

Joined Hayleys Advantis Group in 1985. Appointed as the Managing Director of Hayleys Advantis Group in April 2011 and an Executive Director of Hayleys PLC in April 2013. Vice Chairman of the Ceylon Association of Shipping Agents. Member of the Steering Committee on Ports, Shipping, Aviation and Logistics affiliated to the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.


Ricky Barnett

SBU Head / Director

Joined Hayleys Advantis Group in 2003. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK (FCIM) and Member of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, UK (CMILT).

Appointed a Director of Hayleys Energy Services in 2019 and as the SBU Head in 2015 functioning as the Head of the Energy Logistics (Oil & Gas) Division Hayleys Advantis Group with a demonstrated history of working in the Oil & Gas industry, Logistics, Aviation, Travel & Tourism, FMCG and CGI/Visualisations for the past 20 years with both local and expat placements.


Ibrahim Saleem


An Industrial Economist with an MBA and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. Nineteen years’ experience in the Shipping, Freight Forwarding, Bunkering, Chartering, Project & Energy Logistics sectors in Sri Lanka, India and Dubai. Appointed a Director of a subsidiary company in 2008. Appointed a Member of the Committee of Management of Hayleys Advantis Group in January 2015.


Upul Pieris


Joined Hayleys Advantis Group in 1987. Appointed a Director to a subsidiary company in 2004. Appointed a Member of the Committee of Management of Hayleys Advantis Group in April 2007. Appointed a Director of the Hayleys Advantis Group in April 2009. Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.


Chas Charles


A Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (UK) and a Charted Mechanical Engineer. Possess over 30 years of experience in the oil & gas upstream sector. Worked in the UK, USA, Africa, South Asia, Asia Pacific and Europe holding positions in top managerial levels. In 2008, retired from full time employment with Halliburton Inc., from the post of Vice President. Currently holds a board membership as Non-Executive director of EOC Ltd., Singapore


Sas Mahadeva


Sas is a UK qualified accountant (FCCA) and has over 25 years’ experience in the UK real estate sector, specialising in acquisition and development of investments, funding structures, tax planning and investment strategies. He was previously one of the founder directors of a real estate asset management business in London and Zurich. Sas is founder and director of Stockwood Advisory Services in London and a consultant at Bushe Gower Chartered Surveyors in London. He also assists European companies with business development initiatives in Africa.

Sas graduated with a BA(Hons) in Accounting and Finance from Kingston University in 1985 and qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 1987. He trained with Messrs. McIntyre Hudson Chartered Accountants in London.

Advantis Awards 2014
Oil & Gas project team
Team award for service excellence 2014
Chairmans Awards 2018
Oil & Gas Project Team
Overall winner & Transportation sector winner
Olinda star rig offloading
Chairmans Awards 2019
Transportation & Logistics Sector Winner
Yugadhanavi Subsea Installation
Removal & replacement of offshore velocity cap and T-Shaped HDPE piece of Yugadhanavi combined cycle 300MW power plant
Chairman Awards 2020
Transportation & Logistic Sector Winner
Layup & Preservation of Sri Lanka’s Largest Oil & Gas Storage Vessel
Awards at a glance