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Useful Links for the UK Subsea Industry

Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce

Hosts the UK West Africa Action Group which represents companies wishing to enter and trade with oil and gas markets in Africa.

Oil & Gas UK

Oil & Gas UK exist to strengthen the long-term health of the offshore oil and gas industry in the United Kingdom by working closely with companies across the entire sector, governments and other stakeholders to address the important issues.


ITF is the internationally recognised champion for facilitating collaborative development of innovative technologies within oil & gas and related energy industries.

NOF Energy

NOF Energy is dedicated to representing the national and international business interests of our member companies and promoting the North of England as an area of expertise in the marine, offshore and renewable energy sectors.

Subsea North East

Subsea North East is the regional advocacy group for the North East of Englandís subsea sector. The group promotes the regionís innovation and excellence in the development of subsea technologies and solutions.

The Society for Underwater Technology

SUT is a multi-disciplinary learned society that brings together organisations and individuals with a common interest in underwater technology, ocean science and offshore engineering. SUT was founded in 1966 and has members from more than 40 countries, including engineers, scientists, other professionals and students working in these areas.

Decom North Sea

Decom North Sea has been set up to tackle the main areas of weakness and the bottlenecks which are inhibiting UK decommissioning supply-chain capability.


An industry funded, employer-led organisation committed to developing the oil and gas industryís workforce capability now and in the future.

Offshore Engineer Magazine

OE (Offshore Engineer) provides topical, authoritative coverage of the global offshore oil and gas industry with complete coverage of the news, events and technology that really matter to offshore oil and gas producers.

The Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) fosters, encourages and funds technology innovation. OGIC connect oil and gas companies with new ideas to the world-class research expertise and facilities that exist within Scotlandís universities. By enabling this partnership, and part-funding the university input to a project, OGIC accelerate the pace of innovation in the industry.

Energetica is an ambitious and exciting plan to create a new generation energy community stretching north from Aberdeen's Bridge of Don area to Peterhead and west to the airport.


IMCA works through and on behalf of its members world-wide promoting offshore safety, addressing technical matters and on a variety of other issues.


A Russian non-profit organisation, similar to Subsea UK, they describe themselves as an association of suppliers for the oil and gas industry.


The EIC is the leading trade association for UK companies supplying goods and services to the energy industries worldwide.

Project Pathfinder

Project Pathfinder provides a real-time look at the oil and gas projects both for new field developments and decommissioning of redundant facilities in the UKCS over the next few years. Information includes the location, type of development, and the timings of the opportunities as well as the all important contact details within the companies. It has been developed to provide increased visibility to the contracting community and to build on the information available from existing forums such as the PILOT Share Fair and the PILOT Forward Workplan.

Schools Careers Industry Partnership (SCIP)

The SCIP programme is aimed at helping 4th Ė 6th year pupils who are transitioning directly into work after leaving school. The programme is designed to bridge the skills gap and give pupils a clearer understanding of what is required of them in a job application and interview.

The Pipeline Industries Guild

Providing a voice for the pipeline industries to share best practice and technological developments.

Government & Government Agencies

Department for International Trade (formerly UKTI)

Works with UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets, and encourage the best overseas companies to look to the UK as their global partner of choice.

UK Export Finance

Government body that helps UK exporters by providing guarantees, loans and insurance policies that complement those on offer in the private sector. Also provides guidance on sources of export finance.


Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Development International

Invest Aberdeen

The North East of Scotland Trade Group (NESTG) brings together a wealth of experience in enabling businesses to internationalise and builds upon the existing collaborations between Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Councils, Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC), Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI), Scottish Development International (SDI), Scottish Enterprise (SE) , Subsea UK, and UK Trade and Investment (UKTI).

Aberdeen City Council

Aberdeenshire Council