Neil Saunders, senior vice president, products and projects, GE Oil & Gas Subsea Systems, said: "Growth in the subsea industry is outstripping other energy sectors and we believe this is just the beginning.
A new Masters degree at Robert Gordon University's Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment in Aberdeen has become the first of its kind to receive accreditation from a leading professional standards body.
NOF Energy's March conference will be opened by energy minister Charles Hendry, the organisation has announced.
Aberdeen oil and gas consultancy Maxoil Solutions has boosted its expansion drive with the opening of two new international offices.
Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen has launched two new courses targeted at professionals in the energy sector following demand from businesses.
NOF Energy celebrated the cream of the north/north-east of England's oil, gas and wider energy sectors at its annual awards event pre-Christmas. The categories and winners of the 2008 awards were: