15 January 2021
Statement on UK Serious Fraud Office announcement
The Serious Fraud Office has announced that a former employee of a Petrofac subsidiary has admitted additional charges under the UK Bribery Act 2010. These charges relate to three historic contract awards in the UAE in 2013 and 2014.
Petrofac confirms that no charges have been brought against any Group company or any other officers or employees. A small number of former Petrofac employees are alleged to have acted together with the individual concerned, although none have been charged. No current Board member of Petrofac Limited is alleged to have been involved.
Petrofac’s management is committed to operating at the highest standards of ethical business practice. Petrofac continues to engage with the SFO and will respond to any further developments as appropriate.