Global expansion and large contracts have helped to drive growth at this oilfield services provider, which now works in 50 countries around the world. The company announced a $200m (£129m) four year contract in January to provide well testing and fluid sampling services to Statoil Petroleum for its operations on the Norwegian continental shelf. The company is run by chief executive Charles Woodburn, 44. Expro was taken private in 2008 by a consortium led by Arle Capital and Goldman Sachs.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank64
CompanyExpro International
ActivityOilfield services provider
LocationReading
Sales £m875
Profit £m234
Year endMar 14
Principal shareholdersGoldman Sachs (34%), Arle Capital Partners (32%), Alpinvest (12%), others (22%)
Staff5,325
Founded1973
Websitewww.exprogroup.com

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