Who are we?

SPS Oilfield Services based in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia was originally established in 1999 by Sid Pearce, a professional and well experienced engineer who identified the opportunity to provide the Oil & Gas Sector with freelance personnel to complement clients existing teams.

Sid Pearce’s legacy was continued by his son, Rowan Pearce, who took over the business in 2007. Rowan’s love of technology and innovation combined with the rapidly changing workplace, emphasized the need and potential to improve efficiency by reducing the multiple pain points experienced by both agency personnel coordinators and clients operations teams associated with personnel outsourcing and management, and was the catalyst that kickstarted an entirely different vision. This was the beginning and development of KontactApp.


We combine over 22 years of SPS Oil & Gas heritage from supporting our international clients, with the addition of innovative software and smartphone technology, bringing you a complete bespoke personnel outsourcing and managed services partner – KontactApp. 


Our senior management team have decades of experience between them in different roles supporting the offshore Oil & Gas, and Renewable Energy (Wind Farms) sectors.


Rowan Pearce, CEO & Founder of KontactApp, has been working with SPS for the past 15 years, and is also the visionary and founder of KontactApp. Since initially joining SPS, Rowan’s responsibilities have been driving performance in operations, and managing the finances and cash flow of the company. He has been the driving force behind the continued growth of SPS from acquiring PETRONAS, CIDB, Ministry of Finance licensing to the current innovation of KontactApp.


Pedram Rahmati, Co-founder of KontactApp  brings a wealth of experience with over 20 years in the IT & Software development sector. Ped is a hands on manager with P&L responsibilities in the tech sector for both large and small companies. Ped’s roles have all required continuous delivery of high impact deliverables, with strong controls on ROI, rightsizing and technical debt. Ped has 20 years software development experience and having worked for digital job portal platform, Monster, for 16 years.


Wan Nor Riha, GM Operations, brings a wealth of experience in providing personnel to the Oil & Gas Sector starting her career in 1998 working for RPS Consultants (formerly Geophysical Consultants (S.E.A) until 2011 when she was head hunted and joined SPS taking the helm of the operations team.


Our Personnel Coordinators led by, Penelope Magaway, have over 30 years’ offshore Oil & Gas experience between them, and fully appreciate that offshore planning is subject to critical time-restrictions, where sourcing personnel and mobilisations can materialise in minutes.