Abbot Group

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Abbot Group Limited is a leading oil and gas services company based in Aberdeen, Scotland. The Group employs more than 8,000 people in over 20 countries across the world.[1]

The group has two operating divisions, KCA DEUTAG and Bentec, which provide drilling and related well and facilities engineering services to the energy industry. It is a market leader in the North Sea and also operates in locations such as Russia, the Middle East, Caspian Region, North and West Africa, and Asia.

On 7 March 2008, Abbot Group was acquired by US private equity firm First Reserve Corporation.

Board of directors[edit]

The Board of Directors includes:

Holger Temmen - Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Daniel Wiest - Chief Financial Officer[2]


According to Alasdair Locke, former Executive Chairman of Abbot Group:[3]

"During the last few years the Group has positioned itself in a number of strategic areas, and invested substantially, to become a major international offshore and onshore drilling contractor as well as in drilling design, construction and operation..."[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Annual Report 2007" Abbot Group Accessed 12 June 2008.
  2. ^ [1] "Abbot Group Annual Report 2007" Abbot Group Accessed 23 October 2009.
  3. ^ "Founder Locke exits Abbot to let next generation take over" Press and Journal online, 05/11/2009, by Ian Forsyth Accessed 9 November 2009.
  4. ^ "About Us - Company Overview" Abbot Group Accessed 12 June 2008.

External links[edit]

Operating divisions