April 3 - Noble Denton and Germanischer Lloyd have merged to form a fully integrated technical assurance and consulting company to serve the worldwide energy industries.

The new business, which will provide assurance, inspection, and consulting as well as project management on a global scale, focus its services along the entire life cycle oil and gas - upstream, midstream, and downstream, enewables and energy installations onshore and offshore. This includes safety, integrity, reliability and performance management.

"The merger is a reflection of the needs of our clients who increasingly face challenges in technology, environment and asset integrity. They are looking for partners who can provide a single source of engineering, consulting and project management services in the geographies in which they are based," said Pekka Paasivaara, Member of the Executive Board Germanischer Lloyd.