QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 27, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Roche Ltd, Consulting Group (Roche) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Canadian engineering consulting firm STONE Oil & Gas (STONE). The alliance will enable Roche to broaden its expertise in the oil and gas, industrial and energy sectors.
"STONE has high level expertise that will provide depth for our teams. Our complementary services will help us further improve the way we meet the needs of our clients in Canada and abroad. This partnership is perfectly aligned with our growth plan," notes Roche President and CEO Alex Brisson.
STONE is headquartered in Toronto and employs about 40 people specialized in the oil, gas and power sector. It is active mainly in North America and in the Middle East.
"We worked with STONE in the past when our two firms were members of the same group. Our alliance today is a natural extension of our shared corporate culture and common objectives," concludes Alex Brisson.
About Roche Ltd, Consulting Group
Founded in 1963, Roche specializes in integrated projects and is one of the largest construction-engineering firms in Canada. Roche employs over 1,300 people at some 40 offices, and operates in about 50 countries. www.roche.ca.
About STONE Oil & Gas
STONE Oil & Gas was established by former senior management and core engineering staff from Stone & Webster Canada Ltd. It has over 30 years of broad project expertise in the oil & gas, power and industrial markets. Its diverse engineering expertise allows it to provide a full range of multi-discipline engineering, procurement and project management services.
SOURCE: ROCHE LTEE, GROUPE-CONSEIL
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