Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing is to urge subsea companies to exploit Brazilian opportunities at a business seminar in Aberdeen next week.
He said: “Scotland has an incredible wealth of energy resources from a range of generating technologies, capable of both meeting our energy needs and significant exports to parts of the UK and Europe.
“As well as natural resources, we also have a fantastic pool of skills, and an innovative, world leading industry.
“It’s clear there are great opportunities for Scottish companies in Brazil, and that the skills and expertise built up over the past decades in the North Sea will be of great use to companies seeking to invest.”
Industry body Subsea UK has partnered Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Development International to produce a series of reports to raise awareness of the business potential in overseas markets and promote trade and exports in the Scottish oil and gas supply chain. Doing Business in Brazil is the first in the series.
Subsea UK chief executive Neil Gordon said: “With Brazilian growth projected to significantly increase over the next five years, it has become a key region which offers a range of opportunities for UK subsea companies.”
Tuesday’s event is at Norwood Hall Hotel.