Friday, September 11, 2009

ASCO Win New North Sea Logistics Business

Aberdeen Based Company Gains New Contracts
Shipping News Feature

SCOTLAND – ASCO, the specialist Oil and Gas logistics supplier, have signed four contracts to provide services to oil and gas operators: Mobil North Sea LLC, Total E&P UK Ltd, Chevron North Sea Limited, and Nippon Exploration and Production UK Ltd.

The contracts range from one to five years with extension options and will see ASCO, who employ 550 staff between their Aberdeen and Peterhead bases, be responsible for the new works and provide a full spectrum of services ranging through shore based facilities like warehousing and transport to freight forwarding and marine support.

Two of the contracts are for customers new to the company but both Mobil and Total have long standing links with ASCO. The group employs over 1500 personnel world and Mr Walter Robinson, European managing director commented that: “It is an accolade to the experience and proficiency of the ASCO team throughout the UK that we are able to welcome new clients in Chevron North Sea Limited and Nippon Oil Exploration and Production UK while operating in a difficult climate.”