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Xodus reports £18.5million pre-tax loss

Front end engineering specialist Xodus cited “challenging” market conditions as it reported an £18.5million pre-tax loss in last year. The Aberdeen and London-based firm was hit by bad debts and wrote off a number of intercompany loans involving some of its international join venture businesses, although turnover rose 12% to £58.6million in 2014.

Oil & Gas

Aberdeen firm Xodus scoops £380k deal for Middle East work

Aberdeen energy service firm Xodus Group has struck a deal worth £380,000 for work on the Zirku oil and gas processing facilities in the Persian Gulf. The contract was awarded by Abu Dhabi-based oil major Zakum Development Company (Zadco) and builds on several orders Xodus notched up in the Middle East so far this year. The new agreement will see Xodus lay on services aimed at preventing vibration induced failures on Zirku-Island-based installations over a 24-week period.

Oil & Gas

Aberdeen-based Xodus Group launches new subsea company

Energy consultancy Xodus Group has signed a partnership deal with Saipem of Italy and Chiyoda of Japan to launch a subsea engineering company. Xodus subsea will provide studies, engineering and consultancy services which will focus mainly on the early phase of the projects, such as front end engineering, coneptual studies and basic design.