Asco provides logistics, waste management and freight services for clients in the oil and gas industry – BP and Shell among them. It is led by group chief executive Derek Smith, 48, and is based in Aberdeen.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank76
CompanyASCO
ActivityOil and gas services provider
LocationAberdeen
Sales £m*769
Profit £m*38
Year endDec 13
Principal shareholdersDoughty Hanson (80%), management (20%)
Staff2,100
Founded1967
Websitewww.ascoworld.com

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