Enabling our oil and gas clients to operate securely in high-risk environments

The oil and gas industry operates in many of the world’s most volatile and dangerous environments, with personnel and assets being exposed to significant risks. Hazards include theft, sabotage, kidnap and extortion. Watchwood specialises in security services in difficult and high risk areas, including the Middle East and Africa.

Our security consultants have extensive experience in protecting people and assets and are able to evaluate and mitigate threats as they evolve – both onshore and offshore.  We begin by conducting a thorough risk assessment and developing a practical and cost-effective security plan to protect valuable assets.

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Independent directors: driving integrity


The board has statutory and general regulatory obligations to exercise their fiduciary and other responsibilities with care, skill and reasonable diligence. Breaches of these duties can result in criminal and civil prosecutions. While independent directors (IDs) have the same legal responsibilities as other directors, by virtue of their non-executive capacity, IDs are arguably under greater … Continued

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Somali pirates hijack first commercial ship since 2012


Security forces have been sent to free the Aris 13, a regional police official said late on Tuesday. “We are determined to rescue the ship and its crew. Our forces have set off to Alula. It is our duty to rescue ships hijacked by pirates and we shall rescue it,” Abdirahman Mohamud Hassan, director general … Continued

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