Fugro acquires Advanced Geomechanics

Advanced Geomechanics provides highly specialised geotechnical and geophysical engineering and consulting services to the oil and gas sector in Australia and the rest of the world. The company, which generated $30 million in revenue in 2012, has its main office in Perth and employs approximately 70 people.

Advanced Geomechanics has a team of highly qualified and experienced consultants and state-of-the-art laboratory and sample storage facilities.

The acquisition will contribute to Fugro’s strategy to provide clients with fully integrated solutions from data acquisition, processing and analysis through to advice and to develop GeoConsultancy as a key element of further growth.

Advanced Geomechanics will become part of Fugro’s global GeoConsultancy practice, which will allow Advanced Geomechanics to further internationalise its business and to enhance its services to its Australian clients through Fugro’s offices in Perth, Brisbane, Darwin, Melbourne and Adelaide.

Fugro’s geotechnical soil data collection, lab testing and consultancy services are centered around onshore, nearshore and offshore site investigation. The geotechnical information is used to design foundations for offshore structures, on and offshore pipelines, ports, large buildings, bridges, and other infrastructure.

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