Hannon Westwood Agreement

Hannon Westwood Announces Appointment of Ross Offshore as Exclusive Norwegian Representative

Hannon Westwood is pleased to announce that following the successful launch of its products in Norway, it has appointed Ross Offshore AS to be its exclusive Norwegian representative.  Hannon Westwood and Ross will work together to build the Hannon Westwood brand in Norway, including its flagship Atlas Intelligence Service.  With the high potential for large oil and gas discoveries leading to more companies than ever before investing in the Norwegian upstream sector, Hannon Westwood's unique brand of detailed technical and commercial intelligence delivers the expert insight required by upstream companies and financial institutions.
 
Hannon Westwood's founder and Executive Chairman Charles Westwood commented, "With the rapid growth in commercial activity in Norway, we have been experiencing a substantial increase in requests for our commentary on the market dynamics within the sector.  This agreement with Ross will allow us to provide a more comprehensive service to our clients in Norway and will deliver significant growth for the business."
 
Ross Offshore's Chief Operating Officer, Ulf Vegard Jensen, commented, "We are pleased to be representing Hannon Westwood in Norway.  We believe the combination of Ross' technical expertise and local knowledge combined with Hannon Westwood's reputation and quality is exactly what is required by companies in Norway that are facing an environment of increasing competition for finance and opportunities."
 
About Hannon Westwood:
Hannon Westwood offers unique and comprehensive intelligence services covering North-West Europe, including analysis and data, strategic consultancy and A&D support to the E&P and Financial sectors.  The company provides clients with a service that allies their strategic needs with technical expertise and insight to deliver rapid market access, effective growth strategies and competitive advantage.
 
About Ross Offshore:
Ross Offshore AS is a leading provider of drilling & well, subsurface, marine & logistics, subsea & well intervention services for the upstream oil and gas industry, specialising in the supply of high-level personnel and consultants with proven experience, up-to-date technical skills and in-depth knowledge within their fields.  Ross works closely with its clients, using its market knowledge and extensive consultant network to find the best qualified staff to meet their recruitment needs.
 
About Hannon Westwood's Atlas Intelligence Service:
Atlas is a subscription intelligence service providing detailed commercial analysis and technical reporting of opportunities and activity within the North-West Europe upstream sector.  Spanning over 20 years, the service provides a comprehensive reference library accessed through a specially designed and intuitive map interface.  The information is updated daily through extensive research and covers the UKCS, Norway and Ireland, plus a growing number of basins including The Netherlands, Denmark, Faroes and Iceland.  Clients use the insight provided by the service to inform and guide growth strategy, strategic planning, benchmarking and opportunity identification.

 
For more information please contact:

Hannon Westwood    
Karen Alford, Business Development   
Phone: +44 (0) 141 534 7903
Email: karenalford@hannonwestwood.com
Web:  www.hannonwestwood.com

http://hannonwestwood.com/web/HannonWestwoodRossOffshore.aspx

Ross Offshore AS
Ole Marius Norvik, VP Communications
Phone: +47 91593020
Email: ole.marius.norvik@rossoffshore.no
Web: www.rossoffshore.no