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This Aberdeen company specialises in providing diving services and remotely operated vehicles to the oil and gas industry, mainly in the North Sea but also in Egypt, the Caribbean and the Caspian Sea. Founders Ian Herd and Bruce Webster have ambitious plans for growth. They spent £9m this summer acquiring the underwater survey firm Andrews Survey and are considering two further takeovers. Sales have grown 141% a year from £2.5m in 2003 to £34.8m in 2006.

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Company details
Year2007
Rank16
CompanyHarkand Group
ActivityOffshore services provider
LocationAberdeen
Annual sales rise over 3 years141.37%
Latest sales £000s34,754
Staff42
Founded2002
Websitewww.harkandgroup.com

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