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Who we are

Who we are

ABL is a leading global independent energy and marine consultant working in energy and oceans to de-risk and drive the energy transition across the renewables, maritime and oil and gas sectors. We offer our clients the deepest pool of world-class expertise across marine and engineering disciplines from more than 300 locations worldwide.

ABL has offices in all major marine and energy hubs worldwide. We have 62 offices in 38 countries across Europe, Africa, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia.

We are part of ABL Group ASA – a leading independent global consultancy, which is publicly listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (ABL)

Global partner, local expert

ABL offers the deepest pool of world-class expertise across marine and engineering disciplines in the market, able to give customers the very best advice and support. Our extensive global footprint allows us to provide more local expertise and a swifter response to wherever our customer’s projects or assets are.









The ABL Group

ABL Group is a leading independent global consultancy, delivering energy, marine, engineering and digital solutions to drive safety and sustainability in energy and oceans. The group operates as four separate brands – each a specialist in different phases of the energy and marine value chain, or in a particular technical field. Together we are ABL Group – delivering turnkey solutions to support clients and sectors.

The energy and marine consultants.

The offshore wind consultants.

The independent engineering, design and analysis consultants.

The energy and software consultants.

Energy and oceans

Energy and oceans are where we work and the world in which we live. 

From with our long maritime legacy of over 150 years with the Salvage Association in the era of sailing ships and steam, to our deep involvement in the last four decades of the offshore oil and gas industry as they increasingly sought resources from locations with ever more remote and harsher environments to now helping to develop and construct offshore renewables in all parts of the globe and developing new clean marine propulsion systems; energy and oceans have been at the heart of the Group. 

De-risking and driving the energy transition

Uniquely placed to support our customers through their energy transition journey, ABL continues to identify new ways to innovate. 

We have amassed significant expertise across its service offering, this provides a number of skills that customers in any market can draw upon. 

Seek the truth

Quaerite vera – to seek the truth – is at the heart of all that we do and how we do it. 

It is the core of our business, seeking the truth in terms of being an impartial third party whether providing surveys, audits, inspections, analysis, engineering, opinion, or expert witness.

It is also at the heart of how we do business; we never compromise on quality and integrity and we are transparent and open in our business ethics.

Quaerite vera was the motto of the Salvage Association (where ABL started) which was established in 1856 and originally incorporated by royal charter in 1867. Seeking the truth at the request of clients is still the core of our business.

Our Group purpose and values


To be the global independent energy and marine consultant of choice


TRUTH – We ‘seek the truth’ in the work we do and how we do it

ONE TEAM – Standing as one team to bring our best

EXCELLENCE – Always striving for technical and service excellence

SUSTAINABILITY – Shaping a better future by driving sustainable outcomes 

INNOVATION – Imagination without boundaries or hierarchy

TRUST – The foundation in which all our values are built on

Our People

ABL has the deepest pool of world-class expertise across marine and engineering disciplines. Use this filter to find your local expert.

Work with us

At ABL, we are continually recruiting talented people with a passion for driving the global energy transition. Find out more about our career opportunities for students, graduates, engineering professionals, business development and others.