I’ve just taken my last walk-around this year’s Subsea Expo and chatted to some very weary exhibitors who are in the process of dismantling their stands and looking forward to putting their feet up.
Subsea Expo 2016
Subsea Expo 2016 has proved worthwhile for exhibitors at the show who have reported a high level activity and deals being confirmed on the stands.
Despite the worryingly low oil price, Aberdeen remains a global centre of subsea excellence.
Each week, Energy Voice pulls together the Friday Five. This week, guest editor Neil Gordon, chief executive of Subsea UK chooses his top stories from the past five days.
The next generation of subsea engineers are being encouraged to come up with new ideas for underwater equipment for industry.
Bad vibes were outlawed on N-Sea’s stand at Subsea Expo yesterday. Roddy James, the energy service firm’s chief operating officer, came up with the idea of having a “swear box” as a tongue-in-cheek remedy to the air of negativity in the north-east. Mr James said: “We talked about it earlier doors and decided if anyone comes onto the stand and is negative we’re going to make them pay into the fine box, hoping by the end of the day it won’t be full.”
Unlocking untapped oil reserves in small pools in the UK North Sea could land as a $20 billion prize for the oil and gas industry according to a senior executive.
The UK oil and gas industry should learn from the car industry how to reinvent itself as a world-class technological leader, a company boss has urged.
The North Sea is fighting back to meet the challenges of maximising economic recovery from the UKCS, according to the industry regulator.
The entire oil and gas industry must transform the way it goes about its business if there is to be a viable future.
A matchmaking service that aims to reduce the cost of recruiting project engineers has been launched at Subsea Expo in Aberdeen.
Ashtead Technology has today launched a white paper showing how approaches to the installation and integrity management of subsea systems can reduce cost.
The role that innovation will play in the future of the subsea sector will be highlighted at Subsea Expo this week.
In times of duress, it’s easy to put research and innovation on the backburner. But there are plenty of reasons to make sure it remains a core part of your business., says .
There’s not a quick fix solution to the range of issues currently facing the subsea industry.
Oil and gas industry experts are being urged by Subsea UK to get together and share their thoughts on the current and future challenges for the sector at next year’s Subsea Expo.