SLR Consulting (Canada) Ltd.

November 12, 2014 10:58 ET

Challenge Energy Joins SLR to Form Major Global Upstream Consultancy

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Nov. 12, 2014) - SLR Consulting has acquired UK-based upstream consultancy Challenge Energy. The deal is SLR's fifth in the oil and gas sector this year and reinforces the company's strategy to provide high quality consultancy services on a global basis.

Challenge Energy, founded by Nick Hooke in 1997, has established itself as a leading provider of integrated upstream oil and gas solutions globally with particular focus in the UK, NW Europe and Africa. Recent clients include Chevron, Det Norske, OMV, Africa Oil and the Government of Kenya.

With an in-house team of 16 professionals comprising geoscientists, reservoir and petroleum engineers, economists as well as commercial and financial experts, the company has experienced rapid growth, working across 48 different countries and for over half of the FTSE 350 listed oil and gas producers.

Commenting on the deal, Nick Hooke said: "Merging with SLR's team allows us to strengthen our offering across the upstream value chain, particularly in exploration-related services."

Kevin Rattue, SLR's Director of North America, commented: "We are very pleased with the addition of Challenge Energy and look forward to the opportunity to continue to expand our services at the global level."

Notes to editors:

SLR Consulting (SLR) is a UK based environmental consultancy, with its US operations based near Seattle, Washington. SLR has over 1000 employees based in 70 offices around the world with over 350 employees in North America. SLR is a leading provider of consulting services to clients in the oil & gas, mining, planning & development, waste, industry, renewable, and infrastructure business sectors.

Contact Information

  • SLR International Corporation, US
    Lauren Stolzman, Business Development Director
    Office: 425-402-8800
    22118 20th Ave., SE, Suite G202
    Bothell, WA 98021 US

    SLR Consulting (Canada) Ltd.
    Kim Walker, Business Development/Marketing
    Office: 403-266-2030
    134 - 12143 40th Street SE
    Calgary, AB, T2Z 4E6 Canada