weir group

Oil & Gas

North America boost for Weir

Scottish engineer Weir Group said yesterday its half-year profits were up after a “great set of results” from its oil and gas division in North America.


Gallery: Shareholder revolts over executive pay

OK, so there were not a huge number of shareholder revolts over directors’ pay this year. There rarely are, especially if you are limiting yourself to one sector. But one group of shareholders caused a real shock when they took exception to a planned pay rise for an oil major’s chief executive.