- News >
£55 million contract wins
Dron & Dickson, specialist in design, supply and maintenance of hazardous area electrical equipment has secured £55million in UK North Sea contract wins for the first half of 2011.
During the last 6 months the company has landed both new and extended contracts with oil majors such as Nexen Petroleum U.K Ltd, BP and Talisman Energy (UK) Limited
Work has included the provision of electrical equipment to support maintenance of offshore assets and hazardous area inspection services to meet operational requirements in the North Sea.
Dron & Dickson operations director Colin Maver said: "It's been a really fantastic year so far, our most successful yet in terms of activity levels. We have secured a number of significant contract wins and have also seen a marked increase in work load from existing clients.
"We have invested heavily in developing exceptional QHSE standards and a competency-assured workforce. We are also IRATA accredited and I believe that this has contributed significantly to the record levels of business we are winning.
Dron & Dickson employs more than 200 people off and onshore. The company has a network of wholesale bases in Aberdeen, Hull, Lowestoft and Stirling to ensure it can provide a rapid response to client need.
As well as targeting growth in the Oil & Gas sector, Dron & Dickson operates in the renewables and decommissioning markets. It also works in additional sectors of industry ranging from pharmaceuticals to distilleries.
Services provided include design, specify, supply, install, test, commission, maintenance and repair of electrical equipment in hazardous areas both on and offshore; Steel framing and cable management system upgrades, compilation and implementation of hazardous area strategies, and general electrical support to operators and contractors.
The company offers a range of life-cycle solutions and holds numerous supply agreements providing competitive contract prices, matched inventory, spend analysis, KPI reporting and technical support. Through an extensive supply chain, Dron & Dickson can source a diverse range of products.