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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Shipping must confront onboard systems’ cyber vulnerabilities


A number of interests are now calling for shipping to take action to protect itself against savvy cyber criminals seeking to exploit these vulnerabilities. To deal with this threat, the maritime industry needs to first understand the scale of the problem and should share information about experiences more readily. Ken Munro, a researcher for UK-based … Continued

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Costas Takkas accused of laundering $3 million US in bribes


Costas Takkas will serve five months behind bars after being given credit for 10 months already served in Switzerland. The British citizen also faces deportation. “I should have known better than to take actions that I did,” Takkas, who’s 60, said before hearing his sentence in federal court in Brooklyn. The defendant also expressed his … Continued

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