An offshore oil consultancy with an operation in Aberdeen has bought a controlling stake in a Norwegian IT firm.
Stavanger-based Ross Offshore took a 60% stake in Network Scenario for an undisclosed sum after working closely with the company for a number of years.
The new company will be integrated in Ross Offshore as a separate business unit and will be named Ross Netscenario.
Jørgen Jørgensen, chief executive of Ross Offshore, said: “We want through this, to present more complete solutions that lead to increased efficiency and flexibility, and hence reduced cost for our clients.
“Network Scenario will be a catalyst with their expertise in what surrounds us and our customers every day – IT is and will be integrated in what we and our customers are doing.
“Network Scenario’s ability to innovate and develop, combined with Ross Offshores expertise in oil and gas gives us a skills increase, which we believe will lift both Ross and Network Scenario further from the position companies have today.”