Amec wins £76m Abu Dhabi deal

FTSE 100-listed engineering firm Amec yesterday said it has won a $124m (£76m) contract with Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company to manage the development of an oil field located off the UAE. The five-year agreement is expected to create 100 extra jobs for Amec in Abu Dhabi. “Further expansion in the Middle East is a key part of Amec’s growth strategy,” said Ross Gibson, operations director, Gulf and North Africa.