International oil & gas firm invests in Scotland
SDI support helps Australia's Clough set up in Glasgow, creating 110 oil and gas jobs in the city.
Clough, an Australian-based oil and gas services, company has announced a major investment in Scotland, bringing 110 jobs to Glasgow.
The company's Scottish facility will support activity across Europe, the Middle East and Africa - meaning Clough will become a truly global operation offering 24 hour support across every major oil and gas market.
Scottish Development International worked with Clough to identify the ideal location and provided further support with Regional Selective Assistance funding of £1.5 million.
The RSA funding will support the creation of 110 jobs in Glasgow, the vast majority of them high value added (HVA) positions.
Scotland's global reach
Welcoming Clough's investment Neil Francis, SDI's International Operations Director, said:
"Capitalising on new inward investment opportunities was one of the key themes in Scotland’s industry-led oil and gas strategy, and Clough’s decision to locate in Scotland is testament to the global reach of our oil & gas industry.
"We look forward to building on Clough’s decision to come to here and continuing to work with the company to support its plans for Scotland and beyond."
Kevin Gallagher, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Clough, said:
"Scotland was selected as the most attractive location for Clough due to its access to world class technical universities and highly experienced engineering resources, combined with its proximity to clients and opportunities in the North Sea, Europe, Middle East and Africa."
A buoyant oil & gas industry
Clough's investment in Scotland is further proof of the strength of our oil and gas sector which now employs 224,000 people and generated exports of over £8 billion in the last year alone.
The experience built up as Scotland has grown into a European energy capital means we've got the highly-skilled staff needed by modern oil and gas companies.
And companies investing in Scotland can count on our support too - with a range of funding options like Clough's RSA award and help to find the right locations, staff and clients.
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