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    Europe’s largest subsea event attracts impressive international delegation

    News // January 25, 2012

    Europe’s largest subsea event, Subsea 2012, will boast an impressive line-up of international delegates when it opens its doors on February 8 at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre for two days to highlight the industry’s global opportunities.

    Subsea UK’s annual conference and exhibition has attracted leading industry figures from Russia, Ghana, Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil, China, and Vietnam who will meet with British companies and exhibitors at the two-day event.

    Among the organisations and individuals invited by Subsea UK and UKTI to highlight and discuss the opportunities for UK companies in overseas markets are Integra Supply LLC, TNK-BP, PJSC, GNPC, PEMEX, PDVSA and Petrobras.

    The international delegation will participate in a programme of meetings with operators and exhibitors as well as attend the prestigious Subsea Business Awards ceremony.

    Representatives from China Offshore Oil, Shanghai Zhenhau, PT Gunanusa Fabricators, PT Petamina and Reliance and Essar are also expected to attend.

    Subsea UK chief executive Neil Gordon said: “A recognised world-leader in the subsea industry, the UK market output is estimated at £18.9 billion, commanding around a third of global market-share. With an increase in global market share projected for the next few years, there is a wealth of exciting overseas opportunities for UK companies.

    "With support from UKTI, we have attracted an impressive array of multi-national and indigenous oil and gas companies from around the world aim to meet UK companies at Subsea 2012 and facilitate new export opportunities for our members.”

    He added: “As the subsea industry continues to be at the forefront of new field development in new frontiers, going deeper and further than ever before, it is vital that we continue to engage with global markets and exploit the opportunities available.”

    Subsea 2012 is expected to attract over 2,500 visitors during the two-day exhibition and conference on 8th and 9th February. Over 750 people will attend the Subsea UK Business Awards Dinner on 8th February at the AECC Entrance to the exhibition is free of charge; pre-registration is recommended via the website. Delegates can register for the conference on line at www.subsea2012.com.

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