Eurest Services, a subsidiary of British services giant Compass Group PLC, has signed a contract extension to provide food and support services to 14 Royal Dutch Shell PLC sites in North America.

The North American portion of the worldwide $318 million Shell contract is worth $27 million, the company said in a news release.

Eurest Services' North American headquarters are at the Wayne, Pa., offices of Crothall Services, another Compass subsidiary. All calls were referred to the U.S. headquarters of Compass Services in Charlotte, N.C. The Compass representative was unavailable for comment. - Inquirer Staff