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Today sees the launch of Fircroft Oilfield Services. Fircroft Oilfield Services is part of the Fircroft Group which is a leading provider of engineering services, integrated project and resource management, workforce management solutions and consulting services to the global technical and engineering industries.
Fircroft Oilfield Services
Located in Houma, LA, USA Fircroft Oilfield Services will provide a comprehensive range of marine services including rigging crews, transport, lifting, loading and cargo handling services for offshore E&P projects, throughout the Gulf of Mexico and North America. With planned service expansions already in the pipeline to include HSSE, training, and inspection services.

Underpinned by Fircroft Group’s global presence, financial stability and long-lasting relationships with the leading oil and gas operators, Fircroft Oilfield Services will bring a new approach to oilfield services which is compliant, leaner, and more responsive than current providers within the market.

Judd Bamford has been appointed as Managing Director of Fircroft Group’s Oilfield Services business.

Commenting on his appointment and his plans for the business, Bamford said:

“I am delighted to have been appointed to lead Fircroft Group’s venture into the oilfield services sector. With nearly 50 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry the Fircroft Group possesses an immense amount of knowledge, connections and capability to become the oilfield services provider of choice across the Gulf of Mexico.”

“By combining Fircroft Group’s resourcing capability with Fircroft Oilfield Services’ new marine service capability, supported by the strategic hire of Jonathan Longnecker locally in Houma, we can offer an unparalleled service to the oil and gas industry and projects within the Gulf of Mexico and beyond.”

Jonathan Longnecker, a trusted and respected name within the Gulf of Mexico offshore oilfield services industry, has been appointed as Business Development Director for Fircroft Oilfield Services. Longnecker will be responsible for driving the growth of the business and its service expansions into HSSE, training, and inspection services.

Andrew MacKinnon, Director of Fircroft Group’s Americas operations commented:

“Fircroft Group already has a substantial presence across the Americas region, delivering an industry-leading range of recruitment and workforce solutions. We’re now keen to leverage this experience as we diversify into the oilfield services space. With the backing of an award-winning global Group, and under the leadership of Judd Bamford and Jonathan Longnecker Fircroft Oilfield Services will provide a service which is more efficient, cost-effective and responsive than existing providers.”

To find out more about Fircroft Oilfield Services visit 

The Fircroft Oilfield Services team can be contacted at:

Mainline Telephone: +1 985-602-2020
125 Capital Blvd
Building A
Houma, LA 70360


*Notes to editors*


Fircroft Oilfield Services is the provider of choice across the Gulf of Mexico, providing a comprehensive range of marine labor hire services including rigging crews, transport, lifting, loading and cargo handling services for offshore E&P projects. Based in Houma, Louisiana, Fircroft Oilfield Services is part of the international Fircroft Group which has long-lasting relationships with supermajors and independent operators alike.


Fircroft Group is a provider of workforce management, integrated project and resource management and consulting services.

Our roots lie in oil and gas where for half-a-century Fircroft has and continues to support supermajors, independents, EPCs and service companies with the right people, processes, knowledge and expertise to make their projects a success.

Today, Fircroft Group operates across a broad range of engineering and technical industries including Oil & Gas, Automotive, Mining & Resources, Petrochemicals & Chemicals, Infrastructure & Construction, Power, Nuclear & Renewables and ICT.

A truly international business with over 60 offices across 45 countries, more than 900 staff and an annual turnover in excess of $1 billion (2017), all of Fircroft Group’s operations and services are underpinned by a commitment to innovation, accountability, excellence, integrity and collaboration.
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