Amec Foster Wheeler
London, United Kingdom (13 November 2014) – Amec Foster Wheeler plc today announces the creation of a new force in global engineering, project delivery, asset support, power equipment and consultancy following the completion of the £5bn combination of AMEC plc and Foster Wheeler AG.
The new company, Amec Foster Wheeler, has a highly skilled workforce of over 40,000 in more than 50 countries, 2013 annualised scope revenues of £5.5 billion1 and a £6.3bn order book. The combined company would have generated pro-forma trading profits of £521 million in 2013.
Amec Foster Wheeler designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex infrastructure assets across a range of markets. It has a strong presence across the onshore and offshore oil and gas value chain – from production, through processing, gas monetisation, midstream, oil refining and chemicals.
Amec Foster Wheeler is also a major player in the mining, clean energy, power generation, environment and infrastructure markets, using its increased scale to widen and deepen customer relationships. In addition, Amec Foster Wheeler is a leading designer, fabricator and supplier of advanced boiler systems for the power generation and industrial markets.
The combination strengthens its already considerable positions in North America and Europe and further enhances its established presence in growth markets of the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. Amec Foster Wheeler has more entrenched market presence and penetration prospects and will also enjoy a broader spread of customers among both independent oil majors and the world’s national oil companies.
Based on 2013 pro-forma numbers, 56% of its revenues came from oil and gas, 19% came from clean energy, 9% from environment and infrastructure, 8% from the Global Power division and 8% from mining.
The engineering and project delivery operations will be managed through three geographic business units: Americas; Northern Europe & Commonwealth of Independent States; Africa, Middle East, Asia & Southern Europe. The Global Power Group, the power equipment business, will operate across all geographies.
These four business units will be supported by a global strategy and business development function - focused on the development of market and regional strategies, customer relationship management and business acquisition, and a project delivery function - to assure and drive project excellence and leverage Amec Foster Wheeler’s global talent and experience. High Value Execution Centres and Centres of Expertise will support this activity.
Our goal is to deliver profitable, safe and sustainable projects and services for our customers in the oil and gas, mining, clean energy, environment and infrastructure markets.
We design, deliver and maintain strategic assets for our customers, offering services which extend from environmental and front end engineering design before the start of a project to decommissioning at the end of an asset’s life.
We are proud of our core values: delivering excellence to our customers by: believing in people, never compromising on safety and acting with integrity.
Life with Amec Foster Wheeler can be interesting, challenging and very rewarding. We employ over 29,000 people – ranging from scientists and environmental consultants to engineers and project managers, dedicated professionals who take pride in their work. There are opportunities to work in one location indefinitely, opportunities to travel a little, and opportunities to travel extensively.
If you possess the right skills and attitude, you can go far with Amec Foster Wheeler. We are committed to providing first class development opportunities which will attract, develop and retain the best people in our industry.
We offer an excellent range of development opportunities designed to equip you well for both current and future roles and to enable you to meet your career aspirations.
These opportunities include graduate development schemes, apprenticeships, company sponsored further and higher education programmes, on-the-job learning, instructor led training and in-house management and leadership programmes.
Amec Foster Wheeler is investing in building an ‘army’ of highly skilled and engaged employees who will help us meet the challenges of the future.
Take a look at our job search board section to see how you can join us!