Foster Wheeler and Shell sign technology enterprise framework agreement Foster Wheeler (FWLT)'s Global Engineering and Construction Group has signed a global Enterprise Framework Agreement with Shell (RDS.A) Global Solutions International B.V. Under this agreement, Shell may request Foster Wheeler to provide support in the preparation of basic engineering packages. The agreement is for a five-year period, with an option for Shell and Foster Wheeler to agree to extend the agreement for another five years. Foster Wheeler will record bookings as work orders are received from Shell.
Agilent will will no longer include orders in financial reporting Agilent Technologies announced it will no longer report orders in its periodic filings with the SEC or its quarterly earnings press releases, effective immediately. This change reflects feedback from several of the company's largest shareholders, and was also driven by the fact that Agilent was the only company among its peers to report orders. The other financial metrics included in the company's reporting provide comprehensive detail about Agilent's performance.