|Traded as||Euronext: FUR|
|Industry||Energy, geomatics, engineering|
|Key people||Mr. P. van Riel (Chairman of the Board of Management/CEO)
F.H. Schreve (Chairman of the supervisory board)
|Products||Geotechnical, surveying and geoscience services|
|Revenue||€2.578 billion (2011)|
|Operating income||€349.3 million (2011)|
|Profit||€287.6 million (2011)|
|Total assets||€3.862 billion (end 2011)|
|Total equity||€1.674 billion (end 2011)|
|Employees||13,876 (end 2011)|
Fugro N.V. is a Dutch multinational company headquartered in Leidschendam with Mr. P. van Riel as Chairman of the Board of Management/CEO and Mr. F.H. Schreve as Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
Fugro provides geotechnical, survey and geoscience services to oil, gas, mining and construction industries. In 2011, Fugro earned over 2.5 billion euros in revenue, and is traded on the Euronext Stock Exchange.
The Starfix and Skyfix DGNSS systems are operated by Fugro, and provide correction information to GPS and GLONASS navigation and survey systems. These systems are also called Seastar (for dynamic positioning) and Omnistar (for land).
Fugro was founded in 1962 under the name Ingenieursbureau voor Funderingstechniek en Grondmechanica FUGRO. In April 1992, Fugro was indexed on the Amsterdam Stock exchange. In 2003, Fugro bought Thales GeoSolutions for €147.5m. In September 2012, CGGVeritas acquired Fugro’s Geoscience Division for €1.2 billion.
In January 2009 the independent news service "Norwatch" revealed seismic oil explorations offshore occupied Western Sahara, an area occupied by Morocco, by Fugro-Geoteam (a Norwegian daughter company of Fugro NV).
- "Annual Report 2011" (PDF). Fugro. Retrieved 18 April 2012.
- "Company profile – Fugro". NYSE Euronext. 27 September 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2012.
- Fugro set to acquire Thales GeoSolutions?, Dredging News Online, 25 July 2003
- Transforming CGGVeritas into a Leading Integrated Geoscience Company, CGGVeritas.com, 24 September 2012
- "Norwatch". Norwatch. Retrieved 2010-02-10.
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