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A Guide to UK Subsea Capability for the Oil and Gas Industry

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Introductionfeatured in this directory Companies

AC-CESS Co UK Ltd ACE Winches Acteon Group Ltd Advanced Insulation Systems AJT Engineering Ltd Aker Subsea Limited ALL OCEANS Engineering Ltd Allied International UK Ltd AMEC Training & Development Services A&P Group Ltd Applied Acoustic Engineering Ltd Arc Energy Resouces Ltd Arthur Smith (Grimsby) Ltd Aubin Ltd Balltec Ltd. Balmoral Offshore Engineering Bartec-Vodec Ltd. Beauford Engineers Limited Beck Prosper Limited BEL Valves Ltd Bendalls Engineering Bifold Group bigHead Bonding Fasteners Bodycote Bowtech Products Ltd Briggs Marine & Environmental Services Buchan Technical Services Limited Bureau Veritas Caparo Dynamics CCOMM Coastline Surveys Ltd CodaOctopus Products Ltd Cognity Cordell Group Limited Cranfield University CSL CTC Marine Projects Limited Cutting Underwater Technologies DAI Energy Darron SBO Deepwater EU Ltd. DELMAR NORTH SEA LTD Diamond Hard Surfaces Ltd Divex DOF Subsea UK Doncasters Group Limited Dunlop Oil & Marine Ltd Edgen Murray Europe Limited Energy Alloys UK Ltd Engineering Technology Applications Ltd. (ETA) EPC Offshore Equalizer International Ltd EW FUEL MANAGEMENT LTD Exceed (XCD Limited) Exova Expro Connectors and Measurements First Subsea Ltd Flexitallic Ltd flexlife Flowmaster Limited Forth Steel Ltd Forum Energy Technologies Framo Engineering Fugro Subsea Services Ltd GE Oil & Gas GL Noble Denton GPS PE Pipe Systems Griffon Hoverwork Ltd Hertel UK Ltd Hillfoot Multimetals Hima-Sella Ltd HOUGHTON PLC Hydrasun Limited Hydro-Dynamics Ltd IHC Engineering Business Ltd IHWT Radyne Independent Forgings and Alloys Ltd Infield Systems Limited Innospection Ltd Inspectahire Instrument.Co. Ltd Integrated Subsea Services Ltd Intermodal Innovation International Paint Ltd International Piping Products Invensys Systems (UK) Ltd. IODS Pipe Clad Ltd. ITW ROCOL J+S Ltd JCE Energy Jee Ltd K Controls Ltd Kongsberg Maritime Ltd Koso Kent Introl Limited L&N (Scotland) Ltd. LHR Marine Ltd

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Linvic Engineering Ltd Litre Meter Limited Lone Star LWD Precision Engineering Ltd MACAW Engineering Maher Ltd Marketec Master Flo Valve UK Ltd McMurdo Ltd Measurement Devices Ltd Mercuri Urval MLT Group Limited Modus Limited Mooring Systems Ltd National Physical Laboratory Nautronix NCA Norse Cutting & Abandonment Ltd NCS Survey Neville Roe Industries Ltd. Newburgh Engineering Niche Products Ltd Nortek UK NSW Technology Ltd Nylacast Ltd Oceanscan Ltd Offspring International Ltd Oglaend System UK Oil States MCS Limited Oldham Engineering Ltd Oliver Valvetek Limited OMB Offshore Applications Limited Online Electronics Osiris Marine Services Ltd

Pacson Limited PDL Solutions (Europe) Limited PDM Neptec Ltd Penspen Ltd Peritus International Petrofocus Ltd Pipe Coil Technology Ltd Precision Polymer Engineering Ltd Pressure Tech Ltd Proserv Offshore Prospect ProtEx (UK) Limited QA Weld Tech Ltd Quadrant EPP UK Ltd RBG Limited Responsive Engineering Group Resys Engineering Services Ltd RiserTec Limited Rolled Alloys RPS RSL NDT Ltd Saint-Goabin Isover Sandvik Materials Technology Sandwell UK Ltd Schlumberger Subsea Surveillance Score Subsea and Wellhead Limited SEAL-TITE UK LLC SMD Limited Solutions Sonomatic Ltd Sparrows Baricon Specialist Subsea Services

Speciality Welds Ltd Subsea 7 SubSea Consultants International Subsea Deployment Systems Ltd. Subsea Supplies Systech International Tachart Ltd t/a Bolt & Nut Manufacturing TE Connectivity Teer Coatings Limited (Miba Coatings Group) Titanium Engineers Ltd. Tracerco Transvac Systems Limited Tritech Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions (UK) Ltd TYCO FLOW CONTROL Unique System (UK) Ltd Universal Engineering Group UTEC Survey Construction Services Ltd. VBC GROUP LTD Vector International UK Ltd Viper Subsea Ltd Vulcan SFM Webster & Horsfall Webtool Subsea Weir Valves & Controls UK Welaptega Marine UK Ltd. Well Ops UK Wellstream International Ltd WFS Energy & Environment Wood Group Kenny Zenith Oilfield Technology Ltd.

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Subsea development has become a worldwide norm for offshore oil and gas fields. This is especially true of mature offshore provinces like the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), where more than fifty percent of production now comes through subsea wells. The UK subsea industry acquired its world-leading capabilities, firstly, in the development of the UKCS and subsequently in other locations that have proved even more challenging.
This journey has seen the UK subsea industry progress from working in water depths of tens of metres to thousands of metres, in every corner of the world, often in the face of severe climatic conditions and mounting economic pressure. In our times, the offshore fields still available tend to have complex reservoirs, inaccessible locations and marginal economics. This calls for creative, costeffective solutions that are also safe and environmentally benign. Subsea solutions score high in all these areas. The trend towards subsea development continues, but the UK industry is not following this trend it is leading the way. UK subsea companies are taking the global industry deeper: colder: cleaner: safer. It should not be surprising to anyone that the UK has attained such a pinnacle of excellence in subsea engineering. Subsea wells tied back by seabed flowlines were used to produce the UKs first oil in 1974. The North Sea went on to become the largest market for subsea production, with almost all the hardware needed, including subsea well heads, flexible flowlines, control umbilicals and control systems, being designed and produced in the UK. However, while the lessons of history are important, the UK subsea industry is nothing if not forward looking. The major subsea projects of the future will be in West Africa, South East Asia, South America and the Gulf of Mexico all places where the UKs subsea companies are already doing business and where their skills will be increasingly needed. The pre-Salt projects, offshore Brazil, give an indication of the challenges to be faced. These include: complex reservoirs, requiring careful data acquisition and interpretation and cutting-edge well engineering; ultra-deep water mooring for the floating production units; logistics for the gas offtake pipelines in water depth of more than 2km, over a distance of 300km, with associated problems of paraffin deposition, hydrate and scaling control; high pressure and CO2, which have implications for riser and wellbore materials specification. UK contractors and suppliers can take these and other issues in their stride. The UK has an all-round design engineering and project management capability in the oil and gas sector that is unequalled anywhere. And UK companies further along the supply chain are extremely able to supply the equipment and services that will be needed. Many of the subsea technologies in general use today were developed for the North Sea. The high levels of expertise gained in that environment make Aberdeen, especially, a centre of excellence for subsea contracting with many global companies running part, or all, of their international operations from there. Over half the commercial remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) used in the global offshore industry were designed and built by a UK company, including workclass ROV systems that can operate down to 3000 metres on ultra-deep drilling programmes. UK companies were also responsible for revolutionising horizontal drilling technology, being first to deploy multi-well production templates, the original underwater manifold centre, and intelligent riser systems.
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The UK designs and manufactures a very wide range of high-technology underwater electronics, cameras, sonars and sensors. Developing new technology for the ongoing subsea challenge is a core activity of the UK industry. UK centres of excellence are devoted to the research of new subsea technology, materials engineering and asset management. The UK is developing tools for intelligent completions, HP/HT optimisation, fluid and sand management, autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and mini-ROVs. Wider issues being addressed by the industry, along with academic partners, include improved seismic resolution, reservoir characterisation, exploration and downhole logging techniques. New production technology is targeted at minimising operating costs and maintaining safety and environmental performance, with novel methods for brownfield infill drilling, asset integrity, inspection, repair, debottlenecking and decommissioning. Innovative solutions include the use of low-cost lasers to detect gas leaks, tools for conducting wireline operations in highly deviated wells, flammable gas sensors, a counter-flow pig, precise subsidence monitoring using GPS and new wetwelding techniques.

The new technologies and techniques being devised by the UK subsea industry will be critical in the finding, extracting and transporting of offshore oil and gas. In future, many subsea developments will be platformless. The UK industrys track record in pushing the limits of the possible in subsea tie-backs means that oil and gas can now be transported along the seabed over very large distances, allowing production from remote locations, even under ice sheets, direct to shore. UK companies are pioneers in this new era of subsea to beach. Over 800 companies form the UKs subsea oil and gas supply chain, employing 40,000 people, generating revenues in excess of US$9.5 billion with exports accounting for over 50 per cent of products and services by value. This directory provides details of some of those companies. They are among the best in the world and exemplify the key UK strengths of Innovation, Reliability, Adaptability, Sustainability and Knowledge. If you would like to know more about the UK subsea sector, please make use of the contacts provided on pages 08-09. UK Trade & Investment and industry trade organisations such as Subsea UK stand ready to help you make contact with the subsea company you need to make your project a success. Do not hesitate to get in touch.

The UK Subsea Industry at a Glance

Revenues in 2010 of $9.5 billion, equal to 31% of world market Output growth of 37% in last 3 years, due to domestic and export markets UK Subsea sector exports worth more than $5 billion in 2010, a rise of 50% over last 3 years Exports comprise 56.5% of UK sector output Over 800 companies with a total of 40,000 employees
Source: Subsea UKs Business Activity Review 2010

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About this Directory

About this Directory

This guide has been produced by UK Trade & Investment and with the assistance of Subsea UK. It provides information on the Capabilities of some of the UK companies involved in the subsea oil and gas sector.
This guide
Among the full spectrum of subsea capabilities featured are: Subsea engineering Equipment manufacturers Inspection/testing Software modelling and simulation Pipeline integrity Training Project and asset management Subsea communication and control Diving and ROV services Subsea construction

The organisations are listed in alphabetical order by name, including their website and contact details (where these have been provided), followed by summarised information on the services provided. Summarised example case studies have been used to illustrate this capability. These case studies have been provided by the companies themselves. A matrix of key services and products provided by the companies listed in this guide can be found on pages 48-62. Whilst every care has been taken in compiling the information in this guide, UK Trade & Investment and partners cannot be held liable for mistakes or omissions, and inclusion of any organisation in this guide does not constitute approval or endorsement in any way. The information on specific organisations was provided by the companies themselves, and therefore the opinions and ideas expressed do not necessarily reflect those of UK Trade & Investment. It is the intention of UK Trade & Investment and partners that this document should continue to be developed as a useful resource.

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UK Trade & Investment

UK Trade & Investment

UK Trade & Investment is the Government department that helps UK based companies succeed in an increasingly global economy. Our range of expert services are tailored to the needs of individual businesses to maximise their international success. We provide companies with knowledge, advice and practical support. UK Trade & Investment also helps overseas companies bring high quality investment to the UKs dynamic economy acknowledged as Europes best place from which to succeed in global business. We provide support and advice to investors at all stages of their business decision-making. UK Trade & Investment offers expertise and contacts through a network of international specialists throughout the UK, and in British Embassies and other diplomatic posts around the world. We can assist at all stages of the business planning cycle, from inception to completion. Heres an overview of what UK Trade & Investment does to foster companies growth:

In The Export Market

Support to build export capability.  A range of services to assist in exporting for the first time.  Advice and support including the highly regarded Passport to Export programme that puts together in one simple, responsive process all the tools that exporting companies need to grow their business. The package includes advice from an international trade adviser to help develop an export strategy, identify gaps in international trade skills and then provide assistance with training, help before a visit to an overseas market and postvisit evaluation.  Information and opportunities including sales lead and bespoke research carried out by overseas teams that can be accessed via the web. Programmes of face-to-face meetings can also be arranged inmarket and with key decision makers brought to the UK.  Making it happen by arranging meetings with key business contacts, and financially supporting eligible

companies to travel in groups, or at times alone to tradeshows through our Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP), or on overseas missions. UK Trade & Investment puts companies in touch with carefully selected potential buyers in their sector who are regularly brought in groups to the UK to see the best we have to offer.

Investors To The UK
In-depth information provision.  Support with doing international business from the UK.  UK Trade & Investment will provide targeted companies with a range of support including (where appropriate) a client account manager who will help existing investors develop their business. These account managers will advise on appropriate usage of trade services including sales leads and market research.  UK Trade & Investment will advise on the UK as a potential business location from the inception of the decisionmaking process through to detailed exploration of location options.

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Selected Trade Associations and Business Support Organisations

Selected Trade Associations and Business Support Organisations
Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce Greenhole Place, Bridge of Don Aberdeen AB23 8EU Tel: +44 (0)1224 343900 Email: Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC) is North-east Scotlands leading private sector, member-focused, business organisation. The Chamber represents more than 1,200 businesses with 90,000 employees in the private sector covering all industry sectors, ranging in size from sole traders to multi-national corporations. The Chamber works at local, national and international level to provide a comprehensive portfolio of business services, support and advocacy. It is a key player regionally and nationally for lobbying, service provision and setting the business and economic agenda on behalf of our members and the business community. Our Aim Our members at the heart of the Chamber. Our Chamber at the heart of a strong and sustainable economy in the City and Shire. Our region at the heart of a prosperous country. R  aise awareness among Aberdeen companies of business opportunities in key international target markets  Host visiting industry (NOC/IOC) and Government delegations  Host trade clinics and seminars  Promote and participate in overseas trade missions and key conferences and exhibitions  Gather and disseminate industry and market intelligence, eg Aberdeen City and Shire Export Survey  Facilitate business to business links via the World Energy Cities Partnership and Memoranda of Understanding with global energy regions Decom North Sea 33 Albyn Place, Aberdeen AB10 1YL Tel: +44 (0)1224 452170 Email: Decom North Sea is an industry forum set up to maximise the business opportunities presented by North Sea decommissioning. The main objective of the forum is to deliver practical industry support to improve knowledge transfer and stimulate collaborative activities across the North Sea supply chain. We are working with the North Sea supply chain to create and sustain jobs and prosperity. We are working with the operators providing reliable, safe and cost-effective solutions to decommissioning challenges.

Africa Business Centre Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce, Greenhole Place Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB23 8EU Tel: +44 (0)1224 343928 Contact: Julien Masse Email: The Africa Business Centre (ABC) is an industry-led organisation established to heighten awareness of opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africas growing energy sector, promote the UKs expertise and capabilities and assist its members in entering these difficult markets. ABC provides its members with the support, information and intelligence necessary to prospect and make informed market entry decisions. It seeks to gather and disseminate African market and country information of all types, works with companies to assist their entry into the market, engages the support of government organisations and leads market visits and trade missions to the region. ABCs trade partners provide services such as banking and international trade finance, security, legal and logistical services to companies entering and operating in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is the UKs largest organisation of its kind and is widely regarded as the leading support mechanism for companies entering African energy markets.

EEEGR (East of England Energy Group) Beacon Innovation Centre, Beacon Park Gorleston, Great Yarmouth NR31 7RA Tel: +44 (0)1493 446535 Email: The East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) is the industry association for energy in the East of England, representing over 50 members across the supply chain. As a non-profit, business-led group, EEEGR is committed to the sustained development of the energy sector in the East of England and the continued success of its members. EEEGRs objective is to assist members to gain more business and to unite businesses accross the supply chain with a common cause and combined voice. EEEGR members operate throughout the energy sectors including oil & gas, conventional generation, renewables and nuclear.

Aberdeen City Council Marischal College, Broad Street Aberdeen AB10 1AB Tel: +44 (0)1224 522940 Email: Email: internationaltradeandinvestment/ Aberdeen City Councils International Trade and Investment team helps Aberdeen companies internationalise their business by working in partnership to:  Promote Aberdeen companies capabilities in key international target markets

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NOF Energy 1st Floor, Thames House Mandale Business Park Belmont Industrial Estate Durham DH1 1TH Tel: +44 (0)191 384 6464 Email: NOF Energy is the UKs most proactive business development organisation working on behalf of companies within the oil, gas, nuclear and offshore renewables sectors. NOF Energy is a not for profit membership organisation with over 400 members. We actively work to identify global opportunities within the oil, gas, nuclear and offshore renewables sectors and then work with our members to help them secure a share of these opportunities. With over 35 years experience supplying to the North Sea oil and gas industry our members have a global reputation for providing innovative products, services and unique solutions to the highest quality standards. It is NOF Energys mission to promote our members capabilities and that of the wider energy supply chain to a worldwide audience.

Its aim is to strengthen the long-term health of the offshore oil and gas industry in the United Kingdom by working closely with companies across the sector, governments and all other stakeholders.

Subsea UK is the champion for the UK subsea industry. We act for the entire supply chain bringing together operators, contractors, suppliers and people in the industry. With some 40,000 employees, over 4 billion worth of services and products and over 800 companies, the UK subsea industry sector leads the world in experience, innovation and technology. The UK will maintain a leading technological edge by sustaining and expanding this important business sector. Whether you are a company looking to join and reap the benefits or an individual looking to develop your career in the subsea industry, explore our website or contact us to find out how Subsea UK can help you, your business and your industry.

Selected Trade Associations and Business Support Organisations

Pipeline Industries Guild F150, Cherwell Business Village Southam Road, Banbury OX16 2SP Tel: +44 (0)20 7235 7938 Email: The Pipeline Industries Guild is the only association world-wide to cater directly for the needs of the pipeline, underground apparatus and infrastructure industries, regardless of engineering discipline or application. Membership comprises those with interests in pipelines transporting hydrocarbon products, energy, chemicals, cables, water, wastewater, and other products, both on and offshore, world-wide; including operators, contractors, manufacturers, service & supply companies. A calendar of conferences, seminars, professional, technical and social events is organised by the Guild. There are 3 technical panels for offshore, onshore and utilities sectors; and there are few pipelineengineering problems that its members cannot solve. The young professionals network concentrates on leadership, management and presentation skills and the Guilds international panel focuses on business development, international projects and industry innovation.

The National Metals Technology Centre Swinden House, Moorgate Road, Rotherham South Yorkshire, Rotherham S60 3AR Tel: +44 (0)1709 724990 Email: The National Metals Technology Centre (NAMTEC) is the leading business support organisation for companies which produce and process metals in the manufacture of high added-value components and systems. NAMTEC provides support and services in the following areas: Training and Skills We provide a wide range of technical courses encompassing the production and processing of metals and alloys and their application in the major market sectors. Technical Recruitment. With extensive links into the engineering sector and the associated knowledge base. NAMTEC implements a rigorous preselection programme to identify technical candidates who best fit the profile.

Oil & Gas UK London office: 6th Floor East, Portland House Bressenden Place, London SW1E 5BH Aberdeen office: The Exchange 2 62 Market Street, Aberdeen AB11 5PJ Tel: +44 (0)20 7802 2400 Email: Oil & Gas UK is the leading representative body for the UK offshore oil and gas industry. Membership is open to all companies active in the UK continental shelf, from super majors to large contractor businesses and from independent oil companies to SMEs working in the supply chain.

Subsea UK The Innovation Centre, Exploration Drive Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB23 8GX Tel: +44 (0)845 505 3535 Email:

Consultancy We provide a broad range of technical consultancy and market analysis to assist companies with resolving technical problems and in evaluating market growth and diversification opportunities.


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Directory of UK Subsea Companies

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Directory of UK Subsea Companies

Directory of UK Subsea Companies

The UKs subsea capability includes over 800 companies and 40,000 experts who create over $9.5 billion worth of services and products

The following companies featuring in this directory have company logos to accompany them. Some of the companies listed have case studies which then also have images to accompany the case studies. Also there are several subsea related images throughout this section.
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AC-CESS Co UK Ltd Tyrebagger Works Clinterty, Kinellar Aberdeen AB21 0TT Tel: +44 (0)1224 790100 Contact: Callum Magee Email: AC-CESS is a world leading manufacturer of remotely operated vehicles (ROV) and underwater inspection systems and products for the remote visual inspection (RVI) of open and confined spaces. We deliver underwater inspection solutions to the global subsea, oil and gas, military, marine and research industries. AC-CESS is at the forefront of shallow and deep water ROV design. As manufacturer of the AC-ROV 100 Underwater Inspection System and the AC-ROV 3000 Fly Out System we enable unrivalled ROV inspection and ingress capabilities.

Acteon Group Ltd Ferryside, Ferry Road Norwich, Norfolk NR1 1SW Tel: +44 (0)1603 227019 Contact: Paul Alcock Email: The Acteon Group has an assembled outstanding portfolio of complementary products and services for the subsea marketplace. The experience shared by Acteons companies opens the opportunity for a fresh approach to subsea services. The group comprises four primary operating areas: Foundations and Moorings Back of Boat Services Risers, Conductors and Flowlines Subsea Electronics and Instrumentation Learn more about Acteon at

AJT Engineering Ltd Craigshaw Crescent West Tullos Industrial Estate Aberdeen AB12 3TB Tel: +44 (0)1224 871791 Contact: Bill Boyd Email: AJT Engineering Ltd., Aberdeen, offers Clients a comprehensive, multidisciplined engineering workshop service incorporating mechanical fitting and pressure testing, extensive machining capability, welding including GTAW cladding stations, fabrication and cold extruding facilities. Overhead craneage is available to 40 tonnes with an extensive storage yard. Divisions in East Kilbride and Port Glasgow offer salt-bath furnace heat treatments and Electrolytic Nickel and Chromium plating respectively. All divisions of the Company are accredited to BS EN ISO 9001:2008 and BS EN ISO 14001:2004.

ACE Winches Towie Barclay Works Turriff, Aberdeenshire AB53 8EN Tel: +44 (0)1888 511600 Contact: Linsey Cruden Email: ACE Winches is a global leader in the design, manufacture and hire of hydraulic winches, marine deck machinery and associated personnel for the offshore oil and gas, marine and renewable energy and construction markets. The companys unique project solution offering is underpinned by four divisions, ACE Manufacturing, ACE Hire Equipment, ACE Hire Personnel and ACE Winch Academy. These complementary divisions enable ACE Winches to manage the complete project, from design through to manufacture, testing, installation, commissioning, operation, training and ongoing customer support.

Advanced Insulation Systems Quedgeley West Business Park GL2 4PA Tel: +44 (0)1453 511600 Contact: Asaf Hisherik Email: Advanced Insulation Systems is a leading UK manufacturer and supplier of certified integrated HT/HP Insulation systems ContraTherm for fixed structures and pipelines up to 2500m in depth. In addition AIS Ltd providing C.TAG/ a High visibility anti-fouling subsea markers. AIS Ltd offer survey and application services for all our products coupled with the ability to execute work anywhere in the world. ContraTherm C55/C25 a resilient insulation material capable of tolerating HP/HT conditions up to 2500m C.TAG/ High visibility anti-fouling subsea markers system.

Aker Subsea Limited Howe Moss Avenue Kirkhill Industrial Estate Dyce, Aberdeen AB21 0NA Tel: +44 (0)1224 255000 Contact: Harry Kulasinghe Email: A global provider of subsea and sub-surface technologies, solutions and services.

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ALL OCEANS Engineering Ltd Tyrebagger Works, Clinterty Aberdeen AB21 0TT Tel: +44 (0)1224 791001 Contact: Brian Abel Email: ALL OCEANS Engineering Ltd MECHANICAL HANDLING UNDERWATER All Oceans Engineering Limited (AOE) was established in December 1985 and specialises in providing underwater mechanical handling solutions to marine, underwater and harsh environment operators and equipment manufacturers. A specialist global player, AOE design and supply diving and diver-less intervention solutions in support of underwater construction, oceanography, nuclear, military, security, aquaculture and all underwater markets.

AMEC Training & Development Services City Gate, Altens Farm Rd, Nigg Aberdeen AB12 3LB Contact: Reilly Montgomery Email: AMEC Training & Development is a world leader in the design, development, and delivery of site-specific operations and maintenance training programs for the oil and gas industry. We have the expertise to create a best-in-class training program that enables your workforce to possess the knowledge, skills, and confidence to safely and effectively perform their job. Our deliverables include: training needs analysis, workforce nationalization programs, competency assurance frameworks, operations manuals & procedures, online training content, instructor-led training programs, OperatorSuiteT LMS.

We have an experienced and approachable team who welcome the opportunity to show you our engineering strength so contact us to discuss your needs. CASE STUDY A&P A&P group recently loaded out two Mid Water Arches (MWAs), fulfilling a contract awarded in December 2010 for the USAN development in West Africa. Demonstrating an ability to complete the project to the tight timescales was key to A&P being awarded the contract by Trelleborg Offshore for the two buoyant subsea structures bound for the USAN oilfield, which lies off the coast of Africa close to Nigeria. The USAN FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offlocading vessel) is the biggest in the world, measuring 320 metres long, 61 metres wide, 32 metres deep and weighing a massive 114, tonnes. It has a capacity of two million barrels of oil. The structures A&P Group were contracted to build were Mid Water Arches (MWAs) made from steel and polymer materials.

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Allied International UK Ltd Allied Buildings, Earls Road Grangemouth FK3 8XG Tel: +44 (0)1324 667488 Contact: Michael R Duncan Email: Allied International are the leading manufacturer and supplier of steel pipes, fittings and flanges in all grades of steel. Manufacturing plants are based in the UK and Italy, specialising in high pressure, exotic material grades utilised in Subsea applications. The Company offers extensive support to its customers and is in its own right accredited by BSI to ISO9001:2008. It is registered in the Achilles Verify Register in respect of SHEQ requirements, and is further registered under FPAL to enable participation particularly in the UK Offshore Sector.

A&P Group Ltd Wagonway Road, Hebburn Tyne and Wear NE31 1SP Tel: +44 (0)191 430 8600 A&P Group is built on a strong marine engineering background and has emerged as one of the worlds foremost providers of engineering related solutions. We deliver projects across a wide range of sectors and have developed a global client base that benefits from our can do approach to marine based challenges. The A&P Groups expertise in marine engineering, ship repair conversion and fabrication means we understand, and more importantly, have the flexibility and capability to partner with a range of sectors including the shipping, oil and gas, and renewable energy sectors offering support for both on and offshore projects. Our fabrication and engineering resources, situated across the North East and South West coastline of the UK, and are perfectly positioned to deliver subsea structures and marine infrastructure for a wide variety of projects.

The arches are buoyant support structures, tethered to the seabed, that support the pipelines on their way up from the oil wellheads to a moored FPSO. A&P cut, shaped, welded and assembled the 12 metre high by 25 metre long structures around large polymer buoyancy units. The company also installed and fabricated the sea fastenings that the arches sit on to hold them secure during the voyage from A&Ps site to Africa. As well as successfully completing the project in the tight timescale allocated the contract earned a zero rated incident on its health and safety report, in line with A&Ps ongoing health and safety commitment and also important to many clients from within the sector.


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Applied Acoustic Engineering Ltd Marine House, Marine Park Gapton Hall Road, Great Yarmouth NR31 0NB Tel: +44 (0)1493 440355 Contact: Susan Meeken Email: Designer and manufacturer of acoustic systems for positioning and tracking of underwater equipment and moving targets, and marine seismic survey equipment for sub-bottom profiling. Products in use worldwide in offshore oil, gas and renewable energy sectors, academic institutions and defence industries. Extensive network of overseas partners and service centres provide cuttingedge technologies, after sales training and technical support on a global scale. Winner of Queens Award for Enterprise, International Trade Category 2010.

Arthur Smith (Grimsby) Ltd Royal Dock Chambers, Flour Square Grimsby DN31 3LW Tel: +44 (0)1472 345221 Contact: David Smith Email: Arthur Smith (Grimsby) Ltd is based in the Humber ports of Grimsby and Immingham and supplies a number of port and marine services. Ships Agency covers all types of vessel, whether in dock or at anchorage. Experienced stevedores handle over 10 million tonnes of bulk, unitised and specialist heavy lift project cargo per year. Port and terminal solutions are provided to clients specifications. Crew, cargo, supplies and pot water transfers are made to vessel, barge or gas rig. Vessels and tugs are also provided for divers, guard duty, buoy maintenance and recovery, dredging and construction projects. Reliable, efficient and flexible services are provided using a wealth of local knowledge allowing the customer to concentrate on their core business. The company was established in 1936 and is still family owned.

Balltec Ltd. Keerbridge Business Park Warton Road, Carnforth LA5 9HA Tel: +44 (0)1524 733 388 Contact: Ray Fox / Russell Benson Email: Balltec Ltd design,assemble and test high load, high integrity mechanical connection, lifting and handling tools for the offshore oil and gas industry. Our products include Mooring Connectors, Pipeline Recovery Tools, Heavy Lifting Tools, Bend Stiffener Connectors, Pile Handling Tools and Coiled Tubing Handling Tools Balltec tools provide a simple, robust and reliable solution for connecting and disconnecting high loads to lifting devices and mooring systems.

Arc Energy Resources Ltd Unit 12 Eastington Industrial Estate Eastington, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire GL10 3RZ Tel: +44 (0)1453 823523 Contact: Vince Wheeler Email: Arc Energy Resources is a leading specialist in weld overlay cladding and fabrication services. Our heavy-duty corrosion resistant coatings are used to protect equipment from damage caused by contact with corrosive or abrasive materials in hostile environments. Our quality management system is certified to ISO 9001:2008, as well as the stringent specialist welding demands of ISO 3834-2. We are proud holders of ASME U&R Stamps, and have an environmental system certified to ISO 14001:2004. We have the knowledge and experience to engineer the perfect solution to the most complex of challenges.

Balmoral Offshore Engineering Balmoral Park, Loirston, Aberdeen AB12 3GY Tel: +44 (0)1224 859000 Contact: Jim Hamilton Email: With 30 years experience in polymer and elastomer design, engineering and manufacturing, Balmoral provides a global service from concept development through detailed design, manufacturing and testing. Products used around the world include rigid and dynamic riser buoyancy, ROV/ AUV and subsurface buoyancy, thermal insulation, elastomer cable protectors, bend restrictors, stiffeners, clamps and riser protection guards. The company also operates its own hydrostatic test centre in Aberdeen which accommodates a variety of products from small systems through to the largest rigid riser modules.

Aubin Ltd Unit 1 Castle Street Castlepark Industrial Estate Ellon, Aberdeenshire AB41 9RF Tel: +44 (0)1358 724361 Email: Aubin is an independent supplier of specialist chemicals to the oil & gas industry. The company designs, develops, manufactures and supplies high-quality chemical technology for a wide range of oil field applications. We have a strong focus on research and development and have invested heavily to develop patented products for pipeline pigging, subsea insulation, buoyancy and installation and decommissioning services.

Bartec-Vodec Ltd. Parkview, Lockwood Close Nottingham NG5 9JN Tel: +44 (0)115 967 5240 Contact: David Sage Email:

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BARTEC VODEC designs, manufactures and supplies wired telecommunication systems for reliable operation in severe climatic and harsh operational environments, including potentially explosive atmospheres and life safety critical applications. The company is IS09001/2008 accredited, has the Queens Award for International Trade and specialist ATEX certification approvals on a number of innovative products to enable safe, secure usage in hazardous areas.

of stock in all materials, carbon, stainless and exotic and can offer for standard and customer specific components.

BEL Valves Ltd St Peters, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE6 1BS Tel: +44 (0)191 265 9091 Contact: Alison Ennis Email: BEL Valves is one of the leading designers and manufacturers of high-integrity valves for the oil and gas industry worldwide. We have a specific focus on highpressure and high-integrity applications, including HIPPS, deepwater, high H2S, sweet or sour service, zero leakage and high-pressure, high-temperature HP/HT applications. The range is field-proven with 50 years experience and over 48,000 valves installed. Designs are specifically engineered to customer requirements, including: Through conduit gate valves Expanding gate valves Ball valves Globe, Check, Needle & Rotary Disk valves.

The Bifold Group of Companies are leading manufacturers of the widest range of switching instrument valves and pumps in the oil and gas sector. Enhanced by a lean and integrated manufacturing policy, alongside a unique business model, has provided peace of mind to contractors, installers and end users for over a century. Our innovative range of high-tech valve and pump products and accessories for the upstream and downstream oil and gas industries, specifically designed and developed with the customer in mind, have gained worldwide approval and credibility for the onerous conditions as found in hazardous (classified) locations, hostile and subsea environments.

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Beauford Engineers Limited Belle Vue WF1 5EQ Tel: +44 (0)1924 371870 Contact: Tom Cairns Email: Beauford Engineers specialise in the design, manufacture and commissioning of Technical Fabrications and Structural Assemblies for the Offshore Oil and Gas industry. t Designed to ensure optimum production, low maintenance and ease of operation, Beaufords product range utilises the latest state-of-the-art technology and the Companys unique knowledge of material selection used in the most rigorous sub-sea conditions. Furthermore, Beaufords Engineering Department includes a team of engineers, who take particular pride in their ability to design, develop and manufacture bespoke machinery.

bigHead Bonding Fasteners Units 15-16 Elliott Road West Howe Industrial Estate Bournemouth BH11 8LZ Tel: +44 (0)1642 662 400 Tel: +44 (0)1202 574 601 Contact: Martin Cowell Email: bigHead manufactures marine grade steel fasteners ideal for subsea applications. Uniquely designed for use with adhesives, bigHead fasteners avoid the need for welding. bigHead fasteners can also be embedded in composites and plastics. Specified by many companies in the Oil & Gas market bigHead has become well known during its 40 year history for providing secure, simple and versatile fastening solutions. Made in UK in accordance with Lloyds Register QA ISO 9001:2008 standards, bigHead offers a fast and flexible design and manufacturing service. Please contact us with your enquiry.

Bendalls Engineering Brunthill Rd CA3 0EH Tel: +44 (0)1228 815350 Contact: Norman Addison Email: Design and manufacture of pressure vessels, specialist steel fabrications and marine tidal turbines for the global Oil, Gas, Petrochemical, Nuclear and Renewable Energy Industries. QA Certification includes ISO 9001:2008/ASME U/NQA-1.

Beck Prosper Limited Building 67, Third Av Pensnett Estate, Kingswinford West Midlands DY6 7FA Tel: +44 (0)1384 400321 Contact: Joanne Jones Email: Beck Prosper Limited specialise in the manufacture and distribution of high integrity fasteners and machined components for the petrochemical, subsea, nuclear and wind industries. We supply fully traceable studbolts, nuts and other fasteners with a focus on quality, service and on-time deliveries at the right price. As part of the Beck Industries Group we have access to huge amounts

Bifold Group Greenside Way, Middleton Manchester, Lancashire M24 1SW Tel: +44 (0)161 345 4777 Email:

Bodycote Springwood Court,Springwood Close Tytherington Business Park Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 2XF Tel: +44 (0)1625 505300 Contact: Lisa Dean Email: Bodycote, the worlds leading thermal processing company, provides manufacturers with vital heat treatments,


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metal joining, hot isostatic pressing and coatings services, offering an extensive range of surface engineering solutions for the oil & gas industry. Thermal processing is a vital part of any manufacturing process and includes a variety of techniques and specialised engineering processes which improve the properties of metals and alloys and extend the life of components. Contact Bodycote to find out how we can make your products work harder for longer.

Buchan Technical Services Limited Unit 7, Fisher Offshore Base North Meadows, Oldmeldrum Aberdeenshire AB51 0GQ Tel: +44 (0)1651 871450 Contact: Pauline Paterson Email: Buchan Technical Services Limited supply rental equipment and day rate personnel to support the oil and gas industry. Our customer base includes Oil & Gas Majors, Pipeline Commissioning & Testing, Well Servicing, Well Testing, Well Control, Diving, Industrial Cleaning and Environmental Companies. Our success is based on our ability to understand our client requirements and deliver appropriate economic solutions to get the job done. The Company is ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001 registered and pursues rigorous Safety, Environmental and Personnel Development policies.

Caparo Dynamics PO Box 36 Corngreaves Road Cradley Heath, West Midlands B64 7DQ Tel: +44 (0)1384 563220 Contact: Andrew Duggan Email: Caparo Dynamics design and manufacture a range of high performance shock and anti-vibration mounts for defence & industrial applications. Caparo Dynamics mounts comply with international specifications and are manufactured in the UK to industrys exacting standards. Product quality is partnered with superior technical support. The use of unique calculation software enables Caparo Dynamics to verify the selection of mounts employed to isolate shock and vibration. A schematic design service to predict the response and positioning of mounts ensures customers take delivery of the optimum solution.

Bowtech Products Ltd Howe Moss Crescent, Kirkhill Industrial Estate, Dyce, Aberdeen AB21 0GN Tel: +44 (0)1224 772345 Contact: Mike Winstanley Email: Bowtech designed and manufactured cameras include Survey, Observation, Inspection Quality High Definition, Ultra Low Light, Low Cost Colour and Monochrome Cameras complimented by AquaVision LED Underwater Lights and Lighting Systems. We also supply Video Control Systems, Xenon Strobes, Fiber Optic Multiplexers, Pan and Tilts, Electrical Slip Rings and Fiber Optic Rotary Joints. Custom products include an Anchor Retrieval Monitoring System for semi submersible rigs, bespoke Diver Video Inspection Systems, Leak Detection Systems and Riser Replacement Inspection Systems.

Bureau Veritas Craigshaw Business Park Craigshaw Road, Tullos Aberdeen AB12 3AR Tel: +44 (0)1224 892100 Email: Established in 1828, Bureau Veritas is a professional services company providing clients with corporate compliance solutions to help manage risk and improve performance. One of our key sectors is the oil and gas industry and from our Aberdeen and Great Yarmouth offices, Bureau Veritas services the North Sea oil and gas sector. The North Sea is a mature region and Bureau Veritas has been involved in operations during the last 30 years for compliance, verification, integrity management and maintenance support activities on over 120 platforms.

CCOMM 1 Berry Street Aberdeen AB25 1HF Tel: +44 (0)1224 677 055 Contact: Paul Cooke Email: The question every leading engineer and project manager asks is how can I make this better? That is the question that CCOMM ask when we approach any project. We bring in-house skills, knowledge and ingenuity to the demanding environments associated with the Oil & Gas Sector. CCOMM are visual technology specialists who provide technology solutions; Streaming Technology video, audio and data (serial, keyboard & mouse) transport using multiplexed lossless compression. Visual display systems. Video and graphic processing, manipulation and display. Bespoke robustly engineered solutions.

Briggs Marine & Environmental Services Seaforth House, Seaforth Place Burntisland, Fife KY3 9AX Tel: +44 (0)1592 872939 Contact: Sarah Leighton Email: With over 40 years experience in the marine sector, the Briggs Group has achieved an enviable reputation in the installation and maintenance of submarine cables. We provide turnkey solutions for complex submarine cable installation and repairs. The Briggs fleet of 30 platforms range from D.P. vessels and crane barges to pontoons and versatile spud leg multicats with a proven track record in providing cable installation, repair and support operations.

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Coastline Surveys Ltd 1 Marine House, Falmouth Marina North Parade, Falmouth TR11 2TD Tel: +44 (0)1642 662 400 Tel: +44 (0)1326 311220 Contact: David Hitchcock Email: Coastline is an established marine geoscience contractor specialising in multidiscipline coastal & offshore geotechnical, geophysical, hydrographic & environmental surveys with worldwide deployment capability. Services are provided using vessels of opportunity, Client vessels or our own fleet, including the COWRIE compliant 24m multirole MV FlatHolm & MCA approved coastal survey vessels.

Cognity Davidson House Aberdeen Science & Technology Park Balgownie Road, Bridge of Don Aberdeen AB22 8GT Tel: +44 (0)1224 335870 Contact: Vikki Riddell Email: Cognity is an independent professional engineering consultancy offering a range of advanced engineering services that can be combined seamlessly to meet your specific needs. We deliver high-quality mechanical design, advanced finite element analysis (FEA), structural design, draughting & 3D Cad. We specialise in mechanical design and robust engineering analysis working with clients to develop their engineering concepts into finalised designs ready for manufacture. You can outsource your complete project, or subproject, with absolute confidence.

Cranfield University School of Applied Sciences Cranfield University, Cranfield Bedfordshire MK43 0AL Tel: +44 (0)1234 754086 Contact: Dr Fuat Kara Email: Cranfield University develops the expertise of subsea engineers through a range of specialist short courses and an IMarEST accredited MSc in Offshore and Ocean Technology (option in Subsea Engineering). The MSc programme focuses on the deepwater and ultra-deep water issues of oil and gas exploitation, addressing both the hardware used subsea, such as wellheads and separators, as well as covering important issues such as field layout, flow assurance, installation and maintenance.

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CodaOctopus Products Ltd Anderson House, 1 Breadalbane Street Edinburgh EH6 5JR Tel: +44 (0)131 553 1380 Email: Specialising in underwater technologies for imaging, survey, mapping, construction and defence, CodaOctopus supplies customers worldwide. Our comprehensive geophysical product range includes Coda systems offering feature rich productivity solutions as well as low cost alternatives in the Octopus range, which combine simplicity of operation with reliable performance in one-box solutions. Revolutionary underwater 3D imagery in real-time is uniquely provided by the Coda Echoscope delivering enhanced subsea visualisation in a wide range of applications.

Cordell Group Limited 159-160 High Street Stockton-On-Tees TS18 1PL Tel: +44 (0)1642 662 400 Contact: Tony Stangroom Email: The Cordell Group is a multi-disciplined Project Management, Design and Construction Contractor. The Cordell Group provides engineering design, manufacturing and construction resources in the fields of Electrical, Control & Instrumentation, Software Systems Design & Engineering, Structural, Mechanical, Piping, Civil and Building. Cordell provide true turnkey solutions from concept to completion whilst maintaining a close relationship with the end user through a single point of contact. This makes Cordell an attractive partner to work with on both small and large scale offshore projects.

CSL Exchange No 1 62 Market Street AB11 5PJ Tel: +44 (0)1642 662 400 Tel: +44 (0)1224 285566 Contact: Neil Knowles Email: CSL delivers a complete range of project management services across the full lifecycle of oil and gas fields. Our core skills, expertise and established processes enable us to effectively provide: Field Development Planning (concept selection and project definition). Project Delivery. Operations & Maintenance. Decommissioning Established in 2000, CSL has a team of around 170 skilled offshore professionals and has had direct technical involvement in more than 250 field developments. CSL has offices in Aberdeen, London and Stavanger.


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CTC Marine Projects Limited Coniscliffe House, Coniscliffe Road Darlington, County Durham DL3 7EE Tel: +44 (0)1325 390 500 Contact: Thomas Howard Email: CTC Marine Projects is a leading provider of subsea installation, cable lay and trenching services for international offshore oil and gas, telecommunication and renewable markets. The company owns and operates the worlds largest and most technically advanced fleet of marine trenching vehicles (ploughs, jet trenching ROVs and mechanical trenchers)and operates a fleet of DP2 multi role construction support vessels and installation spreads.

The Tecnospamec Diamond Wire Cutting System has a 20 year track record of almost 600 successful projects, over 3200 cuts globally, 85 platforms and 850 pipelines removed. The system is diver and ROV friendly with no limitations for sizes, depth or materials.

Darron SBO West Bawtry Road Rotherham S60 2XL Tel: +44 (0)1709 722600 Contact: Richard Rhodes Email: Darron SBO, part of the Schoeller Bleckmann group of companies since September 2000, provides complete manufacturing services and an extensive range of drilling products utilised in the oil and gas sectors.

DAI Energy 8 Queens Gardens Aberdeen AB15 8UD Tel: +44 (0)1224 624422 Contact: Colin Taylor Email: DAI Energy has been providing industrial automation solutions to the Oil & Gas sector from our Aberdeen base since the early 80s. We now regularly supply and support custom project solutions to the Global Subsea Market in the following areas:- integrated ESP management systems subsea control systems (PLC/SCADA, DCS, and ICSS) subsea condition monitoring systems subsea performance monitoring systems DAI Energy places high value in long term partnerships with our customers. This ensures we go the extra mile to deliver full customer requirements on original time and budget.

Cutting Underwater Technologies CUT HQ, Aberdeen Science and Energy Park, Claymore Drive, Bridge of Don Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire AB23 8GD Tel: +44 (0)1224 222950 Contact: William Cappello Email:

Deepwater EU Ltd. 3 Huxley Road, Surrey Research Park GU2 7RE Contact: Timothy Britton Email: Deepwater designs and manufactures cathodic protection systems for offshore and marine assets, specializing in the development of innovative retrofit technology for aging assets in need of life extension. Founded in 1986, Deepwater is a full-service offshore corrosion control company, supplying the oil and gas industry with expertise in cathodic protection and asset integrity management. Using our own proprietary product designs, Deepwater has always focused on innovative methods and new products to improve lagging industry standards.

DELMAR NORTH SEA LTD 7 Queens Gardens FF8 Aberdeen AB15 4YD Tel: +44 (0)1224 619212 Contact: David Coutts Email:
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Delmar North Sea Ltd, offers complete Offshore Mooring Services and Subsea Installation and Recovery Services Mooring Services Covering Mooring Analysis Rig Move Procedures Tow Masters / Supervision Supply of Mooring Equipment (Included specialist equipment) Subsea Services Delmar are able to offer the deployment and recovery of Subsea Structures utilising Anchor Handling Vessels and equipment associated with mooring, this enables us to install / recover Subsea Trees Manifolds Control Pods THS Installation Jumpers Wet Parking of Structures Umbilicals Flow Lines Pipeline Support.

products and systems we are the worlds largest manufacturer and supplier of professional diving equipment. Divex are also embracing the offshore renewable opportunity that is gathering momentum by applying our wealth of engineering experience in the offshore environment.


Dunlop Oil & Marine Ltd Moody Lane, Pyewipe Grimsby DN31 2SY Tel: +44 (0)1472 359281 Contact: Dr. A.R. Kambiez Zandiyeh Email: Dunlop Oil & Marine, a part of Continental ContiTech, is a world-leading manufacturer of floating and subsea hoses for the offshore oil, gas and petrochemical industries worldwide. We have been responsible for the key innovations in offshore hoses, including the worlds first double carcass anti-pollution floating and submarine hoses Saflote and Safgard, and we have an unrivalled supply record for these hose types in the industry. We continue to be at the forefront of hose technology and quality, becoming the first manufacturer to have hoses qualified to the new OCIMF guidelines GMPHOM 2009.

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DOF Subsea UK Geo House, Commerce Street Aberdeen AB11 5FN Tel: +44 (0)1224 285999 Contact: Garry Millard Email: DOF Subsea UK Ltd, part of the DOF Subsea ASA Group, provides Construction, IRM, Survey, Vessel, ROV and Integrated subsea technology services to customers in the Oil and Gas, Marine Telecommunications and Hydrographic Survey markets. DOF Subsea is today a world-class offshore subsea construction support, project management and engineering, IRM and survey contractor. The company covers regions such as Norway, the UK, West Africa, the Mediterranean, the Baltic, Russia, the Americas, Canada and the Far East.

Diamond Hard Surfaces Ltd Caswell Science and Technology Park Towecester, Northants NN12 8EQ Tel: +44 (0)1327 354330 Contact: Chris Walker Email: Diamond Hard Surfaces Ltd is a technology company and solution provider to high endurance applications of a unique amorphous diamond material; AdmT which gives extended life in high temperature, chemically aggressive and abrasive environments. Using our unique patented process we are able to coat substrates from steel to thermoplastics giving components enhanced friction, wear resistance and load carrying characteristics over and above traditional materials and other coated surfaces. We are experienced at coating many critical components to extend life and endurance of subsea applications.

Doncasters Group Limited Millennium Court, First Avenue DE14 2WH Tel: +44 (0)7760 174145 Contact: Ian Jones Doncasters Settas Email: Doncasters Settas is part of the Centrifugal division of the Doncasters Group Limited. Settas manufacture TITANIUM sand and investment castings serving the Marine, Offshore and Subsea markets with high intergrity cast products. Settas centrifugally pour castings with mechanical properties more commonly seen on forged products. Settas has an unrivalled level of quality approvals and flexible manufacturing processes to suit clients project needs from special one off manufacture to medium/ high volume. Clients are turning to Settas as a viable alternative forged and machined from solid options.

Edgen Murray Europe Limited Newbridge Industrial Estate Newbridge Edinburgh EH28 8PJ Tel: +44 (0)131 333 3333 Contact: Alan Currie Email: Edgen Murray provides the energy sector with high performance steel products and a unique combination of engineering knowledge and global logistics infrastructure and support. We have the resources, materials, and expertise coupled with globally positioned strategic locations to fulfil any of your material supply chain needs, particularly when manufacturing and engineering requirements are complex and demanding. Through strong vendor relationships, a global stocking and distribution network, and outstanding service, Edgen Murray works to deliver the materials you need when you need them.

Divex Enterprise Drive, Westhill, Aberdeenshire United Kingdom AB32 6TQ Tel: +44 (0)1224 740145 Contact: Debbie Allan Email: Divex are world leaders in diving equipment technology. Our vision is to be the first choice of international underwater operators for diving equipment, support services and technology. With over 11,000


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Energy Alloys UK Ltd Advantage House, Poplar Way Rotherham S60 5TR Tel: +44 (0)1709 788 000 Contact: Ivan Gutierrez Email: Energy Alloys is an established and trusted provider, partner and problem-solver for oilfield metals to global oil and gas manufacturers and service companies. Were specialists, staffed by professionals who understand the equipment you are making and help you meet your customers needs in ways that save time and money. We offer Large oilfield industryspecific inventory of API and AISI/ASTM mechanical bar and tube-grade metals Stainless steels, general engineering steels and metal products. Value-added machining operations that offer finished and semi-finished parts and materials.

EPC Offshore 7 Albyn Terrace Aberdeen AB101YP Tel: +44 (0)1224 656990 Contact: Keith Wallace Email: EPC Offshore is a progressive, independent company providing dynamic project delivery services to assist with the control, definition and management of oil & gas projects. By combining the extensive experience of our management team with a project process and system driven approach, we have a reputation for turning development opportunities into commercially successful projects. We have a team of 40 project specialists and technical experts focused on achieving bankable projects. EPC services are categorised in three main areas: Project definition Project management Project services.

EW FUEL MANAGEMENT LTD 27 Kneesworth Street SG8 5AB Tel: +44 (0)1763 248 650 Contact: Noel Cooper Email: Subsea swivels for removal of torque when laying flexible pipelines, PLETS, PLEMS and Wyes. Test pressure to 7500 psi, bores up to 18 inch at depths of 3000 meters. Metal sealing technology supplemented by 4 further seals for subsea security. DQT by DNV. Mooring buoy swivels LNG Connectors and safebreaks.

Engineering Technology Applications Ltd. (ETA) 108 The Hundred, Romsey Hampshire SO51 8BY Tel: +44 (0)1794 521215 Contact: James Allan Email: Engineering consultancy specialising in submarine cable installations, providing engineering design, cable handling and burial equipment, project management and personnel for cable related projects worldwide.

Equalizer International Ltd Equalizer House, Claymore Drive Aberdeen AB23 8GD Tel: +44 (0)1224 701970 Contact: Ian Spiller Email: UK manufacturer of high quality flange spreading and alignment tools, working to ISO9001:2008. Using state-of-the-art technology, Equalizer International has produced tools which simplify complex and problematic tasks. Equalizer flange alignment, flange spreading and vertical lifting tools are quick and easy to use. All products are supported by a straightforward step by step instruction manual. Advice and training is available from Equalizer International or any of our highly trained distributors worldwide.

Exceed (XCD Limited) 12 Bon Accord Square Aberdeen AB11 6DJ Tel: +44 (0)1224 577 940 Contact: Angela Wigham Email: Exceed is a leading provider of deepwater wells project management and performance improvement services for the Energy Sector. DEEPWATER Our deepwater project management solution is designed for NOCs and independent operators; we cover the spectrum from design & exploration through to completion. CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT Our performance improvement coaches offer a unique blended approach, combining technical expertise with a focus on leadership, measurement and a more traditional continuous improvement approach. The results usually exceed an ROI of 5:1. Questions? Visit

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Exova 6 Coronet Way, Centenary Park Salford M50 1RE Tel: +44 (0)161 787 3291 Contact: Lisa Hurley Email: Exova is one of the worlds leading independent specialists in the testing of materials and structures for the Oil and Gas industry. With more than 30 years of unrivalled experience in support of operators and their entire supply chain throughout exploration, development, operations and downstream operations, Exova is renowned for providing world class testing services. Our people understand the need to go the extra mile and we have a hard earned reputation underpinned by the depth of our expertise, unmatched capacity and technical support.

Operating in deep and ultra-deep waters can give rise to challenging environmental conditions for flexible pipe systems. Consequently, the oil and gas industry has demanded exacting testing capabilities. Exova has responded by developing bespoke facilities capable of corrosion fatigue testing at elevated temperature and pressure. Exova have specifically designed test machines that are able to conduct testing at up to 50 bar and 150C in simulated sour oilfield environments. These new test facilities allow investigation of properties over a wide range of service environments; this includes continuous gas bubbling even at pressure to more closely simulate the annulus environment. The data generated will contribute towards the technological advancement of flexible pipelines and risers, which can be deployed in ever more hostile locations.

First Subsea Ltd Engineering House Lune Industrial Estate New Quay Road Lancaster LA1 5QP Tel: +44 (0)1524 387777 Contact: Brian Green Email: The UKs leading supplier of subsea connection systems, First Subsea Ltd is an innovator in subsea mooring systems for deepwater platforms, Spars, FPSOs, and subsea field buoys. The first company to develop and deploy ball and taper-based connector technology, First Subseas Ballgrab connection system is currently used for subsea moorings, buoy pull-in tools, diverless bend stiffener connectors for production risers and umbilicals, pipeline recovery tools, Autoswage pipeline repair tools and hose connectors.

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CASE STUDY Exova Exova has been engaged by Technip to investigate the effect of High Pressure Corrosion Fatigue on the life of the tensile armour wire component of pipes. Flexible oil and gas pipelines/ risers are used to connect subsea installations to floating production facilities. The flexible nature of dynamic riser systems has been a key driver in allowing the industry to move away from traditional fixed platform systems, to develop fields in deeper waters with floating production technology.

Flexitallic Ltd Scandinavia Mill Hunsworth Lane Cleckheaton BD19 4LN Tel: +44 (0)1274 851 273 Contact: Kathryn Payne Email: Expro Connectors and Measurements Subsea Excellence Centre Ulverston LA12 9EE Tel: +44 (0)1229 485000 Email: Expro has an established global reputation for the manufacture and delivery of market-leading subsea connector and measurement technology. We also offer surveillance on demand utilising our sonar-based clamp-on metering technology and services. The Tronic product name is recognised throughout the global subsea oil and gas industry as leading in the design, manufacture and installation of reliable subsea mateable electrical and optical connection systems. Our technology provides the industrys most reliable way of communicating in deepwater developments. The Flexitallic Group is the international leader in the manufacture and supply of high quality, high value, sealing products. Flexitallic have now launched their unique FRG-SS (Flange Rescue Gasket) for Subsea applications. The FRG-SS is capable of preventing corrosion in new installtions and adapting to corrosion damaged flange faces. FRG-SS features additional functionality with an integrated, removable handle for safe and easy subsea installation. For more information visit


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flexlife Excel Centre, Exploration Drive Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB23 8GX Tel: +44 (0)1224 617900 Email: flexlife is an innovative consultancy focused on providing customers with practical solutions based on technical expertise and experience. flexlife is an industry leader in delivering subsea integrity management and subsea project management projects through a worldclass team with extensive knowledge of subsea project management, delivery and integrity management. flexlife has developed patented solutions to common problems faced by the oil & gas sector. Key markets are users of floating production vessels in North Sea, Brazil and Asia Pacific.

Forth Steel Ltd 28 South Gyle Avenue Edinburgh EH12 9EB Tel: +44 (0)131 316 4360 Contact: Neil Eadie Email: We are part of the Murray Metals Group and specialise in the supply of plate and profiles for subsea equipment, with over 30 years experience in the North Sea Sector. We are ISO 9001 approved and operate 24 hours a day to offer you an unparalleled response. We supply most plate grades, including S355K2+N, S355G3+N, S355G8+N, 355EMZ, EH36, S460G2+Q, 3.1 & 3.2 DNV. Our plate is sourced from leading Western European manufacturers, to provide you with quality steel, clear documents and excellent material warranty. We stock large area plate from 6mm to 350mm thick, to minimise welding and scrap.

Framo Engineering 1 St Swithin Row AB10 6DL Tel: +44 (0)1224 355550 Contact: Tony Laing Email: Framo Engineering was established in 1983 with the vision of developing leading-edge technology for the oil and gas industry, and to address the challenges of brown and green field developments. We have been the worlds leading manufacturer of multiphase technology for more than 25 years. Today, Framo Engineering provides a wide range of products that are engineered, manufactured, tested, installed and commissioned as turnkey enhanced recovery systems or modules. These products include multiphase pumps, multiphase and wet gas flow meters, multiport selector manifolds, sampling units, wet gas compressors and swivel stack systems. Framo Engineering is recognized the world over and is synonymous with enhanced recovery systems.

Flowmaster Limited The Maltings, Pury Hill Business Park Alderton Road, Towcester, Northants NN12 7TB Tel: +44 (0)1327 306000 Contact: Rob Coles Email: Flowmaster is a global software company providing solutions to simulate thermo-fluid systems quickly, simply and accurately; in maintenance and development. Flowmaster V7 is 1D Computational Fluid Dynamics software that allows thermo-fluid system engineers to model and analyse the fluid mechanics and pipe flow in complex systems earlier in the development process. By simulating pressure surge, temperature and fluid flow rates system-wide, Flowmaster V7 helps understand how design alterations, component size, selection and operating conditions will affect the overall fluid systems performance.

Forum Energy Technologies Concorde House, Arnhall Business Park AB32 6UF Tel: +44 (0)1224 748340 Contact: Shirley Taylor Email: Forum Energy Technologies Inc. is a global provider of manufactured technologies and applied products to the energy industry. The Subsea Solutions division custom manufactures ROVs, intervention tooling, control systems and integrated system solutions. These items are also available for rental as well as personnel and training services, seabed coring, geoscience project management and subsea pipeline joint coating. Forums pioneering Rovdrill system and VMAX simulation software are providing innovative ways to drill smarter and deeper. Turn to Forum to take your subsea project to a new level.

Fugro Subsea Services Ltd Fugro House, Denmore Rd Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB23 8JW Tel: +44 (0)1224 257600 Contact: David Nicol Email: Based in Aberdeen, Fugro Subsea Services Ltd. operates within the geographical region of the North Sea, the Mediterranean and West Africa and are part of the global Fugro Subsea Services Group. We operate a modern and diverse fleet of ROV systems and ROV vessels, supporting our clients in a wide range of offshore projects. Our experienced team of Project personnel, Subsea Engineers and ROV operators ensure our Clients receive a first class service delivered both safely and on time. Currently we operate a fleet of 3 modern ROV support vessels and will add a new vessel to our fleet in May 2011.

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GE Oil & Gas 2 High Street, Nailsea BS48 1BS Tel: +44 (0)1275 810100 Contact: Jo Shailes Email: GE Oil & Gas ( is a world leader in advanced technology equipment and services for all segments of the oil and gas industry, from drilling and production, LNG, pipelines and storage to industrial power generation, refining and petrochemicals. GE Oil & Gas also provides pipeline integrity solutions, including inspection and data management, and design and manufacture wire-line and drilling measurement solutions for the oilfield services segment. GE Oil & Gas employs more than 12,000 people worldwide and operates in over 100 countries.

GL Noble Denton is a global independent technical advisor to the oil and gas industry. With offices in over 30 countries, we offer expert advice and practical assistance onshore and offshore to help ensure that regardless of scale or complexity projects and ongoing operations are both safe and profitable. GL Noble Denton offers assurance, advanced engineering, marine operations, consulting, and project execution across the entire asset life-cycle.


Griffon Hoverwork Ltd Merlin Quay SO19 7GB Tel: +44 (0)2380 686 666 Contact: Mark Blunden Email: Griffon Hoverwork Ltd has pioneered the development of the hovercraft and has been involved in the manufacture and operation of hovercraft since they were first conceived over 40 years ago. The Worlds first hovercraft operation was set up by the founders of the business, alongside Sir Christopher Cockerell, the inventor of the hovercraft. We are the design authority for the original and subsequent British Hovercraft Corporation designs and we have an unsurpassed knowledge base. We offer the largest range of hovercraft available in the world today and are better placed than anybody in the world to meet our customers needs.

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GPS PE Pipe Systems 35 St Peters Road, Huntingdon Cambridgeshire PE29 7DA Tel: +44 (0)7788 567628 Contact: Paul Hughes Email: GPS is a manufacturer of plastic liner systems regularly used for water injection flowlines. Since 1994 we have supplied projects operated by several leading oil companies including Shell, BP E & P, Statoil and others. GPS will s launch in 2011 a high temperature PE liner for operating temperatures to 85 deg In addition GPS specialises in a range of low pressure/ temperature plastic barrier pipes for transportation of unprocessed crudes. GPS products include a range of high temperature hydrocarbon resistant plastic liners e.g Polyamide.

GL Noble Denton 39 Tabernacle Street London EC2A 4AA Tel: +44 (0)20 7812 8700 Email:

Hertel UK Ltd Unit 3, Dunottar House Howemoss Drive, Dyce AB21 0GL Tel: +44 (0)1224 225540 Contact: Bob Jack Email: Hertel are a global industrial services company, providing a multi-discipline capability for maintenance, repairs, shutdowns, overhauls, installation and plant construction. Our services include access/scaffolding,rope access, asbestos removal, cladding, coatings, decommissioning, electrical and instrumentation, equipment fabrication, fireproofing, insulation, lifting, modular accommodation, non-destructive testing, pipework fabrication, structural steel, thermography and trace heating.

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Hillfoot Multimetals Herries Road S6 1HP Tel: +44 (0)114 233 1133 Contact: Diane Hilton Email: Hillfoot Multimetals offers service throughout the UK, and to customers worldwide. Our capacity to part-machine and heat treat, process and fabricate gives us the flexibility to deliver to exacting client specifications. With the full range of carbon alloy, case hardening, nitriding, engineered steels, tool steel grades, aluminium special and standard extrusions including sheet and plate, Hillfoot Multi Metals is an essential supply chain partner for industry. We source our products from the best mills, smelters and extruders in the world, so we can guarantee quality. Our own metallurgical experts add to this quality with their knowledge of engineering metals, providing solutions to customers requirements with a value added approach.

HOUGHTON PLC Houghton Plc, Trafford Park Manchester M17 1AF Tel: +44 (0)161 874 5000 Contact: Dave McGinlay Email: The additives used in the development of our offshore products have been selected to balance both environmental demands with performance demands. Aqualink Sub Sea Hydraulic Control Systems Aqualink water based hydraulic control fluids are biodegradable and environmentally acceptable. They have been formulated to meet the operating and technological demands of existing and future subsea oil and gas production fields. The range of Aqualink products provides individual performance characteristics for use in conventional and high temperature wells together with formulations that also provide stability in well bore brines. The Aqualink development programme compliments the efforts being made by Houghton to introduce a range of new improved subsea control fluids for the Offshore Industry.

Hydro-Dynamics Ltd 111 Shore Road Anstruther Fife KY10 3DZ Tel: +44 (0)7941 016191 Contact: Shane Pennington Email: Underwater Operations/Engineering Specialists. Oil and Gas Renewables Telecoms Inshore/Nearshore.

IHC Engineering Business Ltd Broomhaugh House NE44 6EG Tel: +44 (0)1434 682800 Contact: Ben Webster Email: IHC Engineering Business (EB) has developed an extensive track record in designing, building and supplying elegant engineering solutions for the offshore oil and gas, submarine telecom and renewables industries. EB not only completes tailor-made pipelay systems, but also designs and manufactures trenching equipment and specialist handling systems and provides consultancy services and outstanding life cycle support, including equipment modification, upgrades and spares packages. EB operates an Offshore Support Base well positioned at the Port of Tyne to service its manufacturing activities.

Hima-Sella Ltd Carrington Field Street SK1 3JN Tel: +44 (0)161 429 4500 Contact: Janet Smith Email: Hima-Sella has been designing and supplying safety critical systems up to SIL3 for over 35 years and has a wealth of knowledge and experience, backed up by unrivalled system support, postinstallation. We offer individual solutions to protect assets and ensure the safety of employees by delivering systems which are tailored to end user requirements. Our open integrated safety systems are scaleable and fit for purpose. We provide systems either on their own or as part of a multiple safety system, which incorporates a combination of different safety solutions.

Hydrasun Limited Gateway Business Park Moss Road Aberdeen AB12 3GQ Tel: +44 (0)1224 618618 Email: Hydrasun has grown to become Europes leading provider of a wide range of fluid transfer, power & control solutions to the energy industry. Specific expertise covers: Fluid Transfer Solutions Instrumentation & Process Control Hydraulic Power & Control Umbilicals & Subsea Connectors Integrity Management Engineering & Technical Support Our product and service offering is driven by customer requirements for improved safety, quality, technical integrity, reliability, environmental awareness & value for money.

IHWT Radyne Thermatool House Crockford Lane Basingstoke Hampshire RG24 8NA Tel: +44 (0)1256 33 55 33 Contact: Mr David Case Email:

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A division of the internationally based Inducotherm Group of companies and as global specialists in the design, development, manufacture and installation of superior induction heating technology IHWT Radynes Pipe Processing Group has provided the international Oil, Gas and Water industries with a multitude of induction coating and stress relieving solutions for over 50 years. IHWT Radyne can design, manufacture and supply complete fixed and portable coating systems for both on and offshore installations around the world, often tailored to meet particular user requirements.

Infield Systems Limited Suite 502, 1 Alie Street London E1 8DE Tel: +44 (0)20 7423 5000 Contact: Quentin DA Whitfield Email: Infield Systems is an fully integrated independent energy research and analysis firm that is dedicated to the provision of accurate and up-to-date information, databases, research, market forecasts, mapping, commercial market due-diligence, transaction support, and business strategy and analysis to the global offshore oil, gas, renewable energy and associated marine industries. Infield Systems has developed industry models covering the subsea sector and provides valuable market intelligence to all of the major players in the subsea sector.

Innospection Ltd is a specialist in electromagnetic inspection technologies such as Eddy Current and SLOFECT and has delivered advanced NDT solutions for over 10 years. Our advanced subsea inspection tools are customised for the condition assessment of risers, caissons and structures, including through neoprene and Monel coating. MEC-FITT is a newly developed flexible riser inspection tool using our patented technology. The alliance with Fugro Subsea Services Ltd enables MEC-FITT to be interfaced with a ROV to deliver a technically advanced inspection solution during offshore operations.

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Independent Forgings and Alloys Ltd Victoria Forge, Livesey Street Sheffield S6 2BL Tel: +44 (0)114 234 3000 Contact: Alison Copley, Supply Sales Manager Email: IFA are a specialist open die forging, ring and precision bar product manufacturer. We offer fast track supply of machined or unmachined semi finished products into the offshore energy market. We offer nickel base, superalloy, titanium, specialty steel and carbon and alloy steel product manufactured on a range of fast acting hydraulic presses, forging hammers, GFM rotaty forge, ring rolling mills, heat treatment, machining, testing and inspection facilities. Approvals include ISO / AS9100; Cameron; GE Energy; ABB; FMC; NORSOK. IFA were the recipients of the Queens Award for Enterprise in 2008.

Inspectahire Instrument.Co. Ltd Unit 11 Whitemyres Business Centre Whitemyres Avenue AB16 6HQ Tel: +44 (0)1224 789692 Contact: Fergus Caldwell Email: Inspectahire provides a diverse range of remote visual inspection equipment, services and associated NDT techniques. We operate globally and have a base in Brisbane, Australia. Instruments are available for hire or can be accompanied by our qualified technicians. A number of small ROVs are available for undertaking inspections tasks in confined spaces such as potable water tanks, with larger units undertaking surveys of Rig legs, Outfalls, and other subsea assets. Cameras, lasers, sonar, all form part of our portfolio.

Innospection Ltd Unit 1, Howemoss Avenue Kirkhill Industrial Estate Dyce, Aberdeen AB21 0GP Tel: +44 (0)1224 724744 Contact: Andreas Boenisch Email:

Integrated Subsea Services Ltd Ocean Spirit House 33 Waterloo Quay Aberdeen AB11 5BS Tel: +44 (0)1224 857 711 Contact: David Gault Email: Integrated Subsea Services (ISS) is an independent survey, diving and ROV contractor with an extensive track record of supporting the construction and maintenance of offshore oil, gas and renewables projects world wide. We have access to DP2 vessels and own a large


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fleet of work-class ROVs, observation ROVs and dive systems. Our Andrews Survey division has provided survey and positioning services to the offshore market for 30 years. ISS is an active member of IMCA, we are certified by DNV to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards and we operate an independently-audited Safety Management System.

inspections. Our products are available worldwide and are all made to the same consistent high quality standards.

brands, including Avantis, Eurotherm, Foxboro, IMServ, InFusion, SimSci-Esscor, Skelta, Triconex and Wonderware. We help clients collaborate across systems and enterprises in real time to make faster, better decisions.

Intermodal Innovation Unit 50 Thetis road LA1 5QP Tel: +44 (0)1524 230400 Contact: Mark Pett-Ridge Email: UK based design and manufacturing company specialising in equipment for the oil & gas industry, with many years of experience in producing offshore containers and baskets to DNV 2.7-1 standard. As well as catering for larger volume production, we understand the operational requirements for more elaborate and bespoke engineered equipment that we produce in our dedicated UK facility. Over the recent years we have manufactured a wide range of offshore certified equipment. We would be interested in looking into any project so that we can demonstrate our engineering and fabrication capabilities.

International Piping Products Barton Business Park Barton-Under-Needwood Staffordshire DE13 8BX Tel: +44 (0)1283 722 000 Contact: Neil McNeeney Email: IPP are a UK based TUV ISO 9001 and NORSOK M650 approved manufacturer of butt weld fittings; elbows, tees, reducers and end caps. Product is manufactured in accordance with the latest International standards as well as client specific requirements. With our in house heat treatment and high levels of testing and inspection ensures that we are able to fully control the manufacturing process and ensure we deliver high quality product on a delivery schedule to suit the client. Our extensive stocking programme of complementary pipe, fittings and flanges enables us to offer a complete piping package, often on very short lead times. We pride ourselves in being one of Europes largest manufacturers and stockists of duplex and nickel alloy piping product. Our core strength materials include Duplex, Super Duplex and the high nickel alloys such as Inconel, Incoloy, Monel, Hastelloy, Nickel and Titanium.

IODS Pipe Clad Ltd. 2 Kelvin park South G75 0RH Tel: +44 (0)1355 593530 Contact: Dick van Beusichem Email: IODS Pipe Clad are International Manufacturers of turnkey clad pipe and piping products to the highest standard for the Oil & Gas industry. In short, we have 14 pipe cladding stations, capable of cladding up to 13m lengths, from 4 ID to 40 OD. We also have 10 vertical cladding stations for valves, bonnets, blocks and pipe fittings such as tees, reducers and flanges. Complementing this, we have a fabrication facility where we can fully manufacture and test pipe spools.

ITW ROCOL ROCOL House Swillington Leeds LS26 8BS Tel: +44 (0)113 232 2600 Email: Based in Leeds, ROCOL manufactures a wide range of products designed to meet the needs of the oil and gas industry, including innovative greases, lubricants, wire rope and ROV cable dressings, anti-corrosion coatings, coiled tubing protection, aerosol paints, and anti-slip floor coatings. We pride ourselves on producing technically advanced products with industry needs at the core. Each and every product has been developed in the spirit ROCOL is renowned for: Trusted Superior Performance, Problem Solving, High Quality, Technical Innovation, Excellent Technical and After-Sales Support.

International Paint Ltd Stoneygate Lane Gateshead NE10 0JY Tel: +44 (0)191 402 2625 Contact: Ian Fletcher Email: International Paint provides a range of products for the subsea market including high temperature resistant coatings, highly abrasion resistant anti-corrosive coatings and insulation products to maintain flow assurance for Christmas trees, manifolds and jumpers. We also provide specialist coatings to prevent the build-up of marine fouling on subsea structures to aid ROV

Invensys Systems (UK) Ltd. Manor Royal, Crawley West Sussex RH10 9SJ Tel: +44 (0)1293 643351 Email: Invensys Operations Management is a leading provider of automation and information technology, systems, software solutions, services and consulting to the global manufacturing and infrastructure industries. Our solutions, which are used by more than 40,000 clients around the world in more than 200,000 plants and facilities, are delivered under several prominent industry

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J+S Ltd Lombard Centre, Kirkhill Place Aberdeen AB21 0GU Tel: +44 (0)1224 773435 Contact: Matt Blair Email: We are an independent engineering and support company, providing a range of subsea engineering and operational support services on hardware and peripherals primarily related to subsea control systems. We design and manufacture electrical and hydraulic subsea distribution units, umbilical terminations, break-out boxes, pulling heads, stab plates, and other related seabed equipment. We operate Project Management and support contracts comprising subsea and control systems engineering, workshops, materials management, storage and maintenance. We operate a 24/7 service for all products and system.

JCE Energy Blackburn Business Park Aberdeen AB21 0PS Tel: +44 (0)1224 798600 Contact: Jim Craig Email: JCE Energy is an innovative division of the JCE Group of Companies. We specialise in the design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of control systems for use with tidal, solar, wind, biochemical power and other renewable energy sources. Using knowledge and expertise, we strive to deliver a customised product developed to the highest standard which is supported by their base in Aberdeen.

K Controls Ltd 2 Crown Way Crown Business Centre West Drayton Middlesex UB7 8HZ Contact: David Yates Email: K Controls products for sub-sea use are used to accurately monitor the position of on/off or modulating valves. Applications where the products are used include rig positioning, sub-sea emergency shut down or manifold valves and tanker loading or balancing. Enclosures are either coated carbon steel or stainless steel. Most units are designed for depths to 150 metres and special pressure balanced units are available for depths to 2500 metres. Proximity switches can be fitted together with 4-20mA, HART, PROFIBUS or FOUNDATIONT fieldbus position transmitters.

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Jee Ltd Hildenbrook House The Slade Tonbridge Kent TN9 1HR Tel: +44 (0)1732 371 371 Contact: Jonathan Franklin Email: Jee is an independent firm of engineers that specialises in pipeline, riser, subsea & cable engineering services & training for the oil & gas & renewables industries. Established in 1988, Jee has offices in London, Aberdeen & Abu Dhabi & provides services to clients worldwide. Jees expertise lie in design projects, integrity management, decommissioning planning & support & cable engineering for offshore wind farm projects. Jees training courses are built on the companys engineering expertise. Regular public courses are held worldwide. In-company courses are tailored to client needs.

Kongsberg Maritime Ltd Campus 1, Science & Technology Park Balgownie Road Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB22 8GT Tel: +44 (0)1224 226500 Contact: Catriona Ferguson Email: Kongsberg Maritime are world leading manufacturers of marine electronics and subsea instrumentation, providing innovative and reliable solutions to customers engaged in the offshore, subsea and merchant marine industries. The company operates from 25 countries worldwide, employing over 3000 people globally. In the UK, the company is headquartered in Aberdeen with offices also in Wick, Portsmouth, Southampton and Great Yarmouth. Within the Subsea sector, Kongsberg Maritime provides key technology aimed at increasing operational efficiency for a wide range of Subsea applications.

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Koso Kent Introl Limited Armytage Road Brighouse West Yorkshire HD6 1QF Tel: +44 (0)1484 710311 Contact: Simon Tattersall Email: KKIs subsea service includes project engineering, management, life of field support and tooling packages for choke and control valve packages. Our team of highly skilled and experienced engineers are based in Yorkshire, UK, from where all subsea projects are directed. As well as standard subsea choke and subsea processing valves our engineering team produces bespoke valve solutions which include HPHT and ultra-deep water service applications. Our subsea product range meets with international standards, specifications and legislation. All programmes are fully surveyed by Lloyds Register EMEA.

LHR Marine Ltd Unit 4 Minto Place AB12 3SN Tel: +44 (0)1224 248821 Contact: Steve Carruthers Email: LHR Marine Ltd was established in 1998 by the present management and is a provider of one of the UKs largest ranges of (Feuebo)mooring and working at height equipment. LHR provides innovative systems design and are leaders in the field of safety. LHR continually reaches for new horizons, be it working at height, anti slip, marine personnel transfer or the latest grade 5 mooring accesories. Our dedicated team is on hand to answer and solve any safety related issues.

Linvic make and supply pipe, flanges, fittings and associated products and excels at supplying difficult to source items with exacting specifications when delivery time is crucial. Linvic believe in exceeding customer expectations and service starts with a quick quotation, clarifying queries at an early stage, followed by continued customer contact leading to on-time delivery. All items are supplied within Linvics internal quality system to BS EN ISO9000 and the company holds many blue chip customer approvals. Part of the Accura Group; Specialists in gun drilling, deep hole boring, cnc machining and milling for the manufacture of business critical precision metal components.

Litre Meter Limited Hart Hill Barn Granborough Road North Marston MK18 3RZ Tel: +44 (0)1296 670200 Contact: Charles Wemyss Email: Litre Meter specialise in the design, manufacture and supply of flowmeters; most of these are supplied to the Oil & Gas industry. The VFF rotary piston positive displacement is mostly used for chemical injection where its range of unique features make it the most wanted chemical injection meter in the world. Flow meters within our range are suitable for offshore, onshore, topsides and subsea applications. Custom designs, special connections, hydraulics and chemicals are our speciality.

L&N (Scotland) Ltd. Walton Road Kirkhill Industrial Estate Dyce Aberdeen AB21 0GZ Tel: +44 (0)1224 722544 Contact: Stuart McIntyre Email: L&N (Scotland) Ltd. is an independent engineering company located in Aberdeen. Aberdeen is recognised as the oil capital of Europe and is increasingly exporting products, and more importantly expertise to the wider world oil & gas industry. Ideally located to service this industry we offer a comprehensive range of products & services. We are also experienced in exporting our resources, equipment and manpower to various locations across the world.

Linvic Engineering Ltd Hickman Ave Wolverhampton WV1 2DW Tel: +44 (0)1902 456333 Contact: Simon Duffen Email:

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Lone Star LWD Precision Engineering Ltd Unit 2, Airedale Industrial Estate Kitson Road, Leeds West Yorkshire LS10 1NT Tel: +44 (0)113 205 6020 Contact: Jon Collinge Email: A manufacturer of critical subsea components and assemblies in Low Alloy Steels, Stainless Steel and High Nickel Alloys. Operations carried out by our fully skilled workforce include CNC turning & milling, waterjet cutting, spark & wire eroding, honing, grinding and lapping. The company also has an in-house coating and plating facility allowing the supply of a full turn key product to our customers. These include Xylan, Molybdenam Disulphide, Electroless Nickel, Phosphate and Epoxy paint as well as various surface treatment processes such as Shot Peening in glass or steel and vapour degreasing.

Maher Ltd 2 Brightside Way S9 2RQ Tel: +44 (0)114 2909200 Contact: Lucy Overy Email: Founded in 1932, Maher Ltd is a steel stockholder and processor specialising in high-strength, high-performance alloys. Maher holds a comprehensive range of nickel and copper based alloys, maraging steels, titanium and PH grades. Product forms supplied include bar, billet, plate and forgings. Our in-house machining capacity means that, alongside first stage machining, we can also supply semi finished and finished components. We also have in-house NDT facilities so can offer Ultrasonic and Dye Penetrant testing at short lead times.

Master Flo Valve UK Ltd Blackness Road AB123LH Tel: +44 (0)1224 878999 Contact: S Taylor Email: Master Flo Valve Inc. is a technological leader and world-class manufacturer of chokes, specialty control valves and supporting actuation. Master Flos choke valve design is ideal for any production, injection or dump applications where product performance and valve reliability are crucial. All valves utilize the superior performance proven by the cage with external sleeve trim design. With 30 years of experience, continuous testing and design improvements, this trim design excels in all applications.

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MACAW Engineering 1 Park Road, Gosforth Business Park Newcastle NE12 8DG Contact: John Healy Email: MACAW Engineering is a leading independent engineering consultancy working closely with global operators of oil & gas production facilities, pipelines and utility systems to reduce risk, maintain integrity and extend the service life of client assets. Based in Newcastle (UK), MACAW Engineering employs over 50 full time staff comprising of Principal Consultants, Senior Engineers and Engineers covering a multitude of disciplines including Mechanical Engineering, Corrosion Engineering, Materials Engineering and Welding.

Marketec Unit 5, 50 Cotton St AB11 5EE Tel: +44 (0)1224 574758 Contact: Bruce Adam Email: Marketec design and build physical models and system visualisation tools which provide a versatile and powerful addition to training exercises or work group planning sessions. Understanding the configuration and extent of a pressurised system is crucial to safe working practices. Similarly, understanding the consequences of operational actions or decisions, within the context of the system as a whole, is fundamental to the safety and integrity of the operation. A bespoke design and manufacturing process ensures that particular equipment configurations can be accurately represented.

McMurdo Ltd Silver Point, Airport Service Road PO3 5PB Tel: +44 (0)2392 623 900 Contact: Ross Wilkinson Email: McMurdo Ltd leads the way in the design and manufacture of emergency location beacons. We manage every aspect of the business, from initial product design and engineering, on to production, sales and marketing, to customer service and repairs from our offices in Portsmouth in the South of England. All of our products are of the highest quality, made utilising the latest technology, and are sold via our McMurdo, Kannad Marine and Kannad Aviation brands.


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Measurement Devices Ltd Silverburn Crescent, Bridge of Don Aberdeen AB23 8EW Tel: +44 (0)1224 246700 Contact: Keith S. Park Email: With more than 25 years experience, MDL is a global pioneer and world leader in laser measurement technology and positioning and navigation systems used by businesses which have reached the forefront of their industry by increasing their efficiency and providing the best technologies for their staff. MDLs Fanbeam system is a laser based positioning sensor designed for repetitive, high accuracy range and bearing measurements from offshore support vessels and other marine structures. The system is primarily used as a dynamic positioning (DP) reference sensor.

MLT Group Limited Grange Lane, Brinsworth, Rotherham S60 5AE Tel: +44 (0)1142 617979 Contact: Owen Hall Email: MTL Group is a global supplier of high strength steel fabrications. Handling multimillion pound contracts for customers who manufacture large subsea structures for the offshore and renewable energy sectors. We have more than 30,000 sq m of manufacturing space,allowing us to handle complex and large fabrications up to 400 tonnes. We have European qualified welding engineers and supply parts to the following standards: EEMUA 158 NORSOK M101 ISO EN 3834.

Mooring Systems Ltd 1 Queens Terrace, Aberdeen AB10 1XL Tel: +44 (0)1224 624666 Contact: Doug Davidson Email: Mooring Systems Limited (MSL) is an Aberdeen based company providing mooring systems, spooler rental and engineering services to the offshore industry. The company is the patent holder for the Tri-Catenary mooring system, TCMS, a flexible and effective station-keeping and production system for mooring FPSO vessels and floating storage tankers in marginal fields in water depths from ultra-shallow water (55m) to ultra-deepwater (over 800m). The MSL Spooler Rental Division is a one-stop-shop for engineers and project managers who require reliable, efficient and adaptable systems for a specific project.

Mercuri Urval 14a Rubislaw Terrace AB101XE Tel: +44 (0)1224 618390 Contact: Blair Joss Email: From its Swedish origins in 1967, Mercuri Urval has grown organically into a major international consulting firm employing more than 700 professionals throughout 80 offices, that are spread across 25 countries, and 5 continents. As pioneers in predicting the impact of behaviour on business results we have always understood the value of employing the right people. Today we offer our significant client portfolio a full range of recruitment, talent management, business transformation and executive and board services. All are supported by best-inclass intellectual property and tools.

Modus Limited Beaumont House, Beaumont Street Darlington DL1 5RW Tel: +44 (0)1325 387 480 Contact: Karen Webb Email: Modus specialises in marine trenching, ROV support and construction survey operations; providing a comprehensive service for subsea infrastructure protection and IRM (inspection, repair and maintenance). Operating a fleet of state of the art trenching and work class ROV spreads and equipment, the Modus objective is to provide technical and operational excellence through professional, safe, innovative and cost effective services to the offshore construction community. Our multi-disciplined team have extensive experience ensuring continuous client focus and successful project delivery.

National Physical Laboratory Hampton Road TW11 0LW Tel: +44 (0)20 8943 6385 Contact: Ray Chegwin Email: NPL is the leading metrology laboratory for underwater acoustics in the world, and NPL facilities for underwater acoustics are unique within Europe. These include stateof-the-art laboratory tanks with precision positioning systems, an acoustic pressure vessel which can simulate ocean conditions in the laboratory, and an openwater facility located on a reservoir. NPL has an active research programme in the field of underwater acoustics, including research into novel techniques for measurement of underwater radiated noise.

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Nautronix Howe Moss Avenue Kirkhill Industrial Estate Dyce, Aberdeen AB21 0GP Tel: +44 (0)1224 775700 Contact: Lynne Adu Email: Nautronix is a marine technology company specialising in Subsea Acoustics and Positioning for the Offshore Industry. Headquartered in Aberdeen, with offices in Houston and Rio, Nautronix utilise their unique ADS (Acoustic Digital Spread Spectrum)signalling technology to overcome the limitations of traditional acoustic systems in a range of applications. Nautronix main product lines are NASNet, NASCoM and Vessel Systems. For more information on Nautronix and its products please visit

NCS Survey 14 Abercrombie Court AB32 6FE Tel: +44 (0)1224 749499 Contact: Andrew McMurtrie Email: NCS Survey is the leading independent UK survey company providing survey and positioning services to the offshore O & G and renewable energy sectors on a global basis. The company comprises a group of highly experienced onshore and offshore staff. It has carried out over 600 projects in 35 different countries. The company works closely with its clients to provide cost effective and technically advanced solutions that are tailored to meet project requirements, including the low logistics AUVs and 3D real-time subsea visualisation.

The AUV mission took a little over 2 hours, with several lines runs between the legs of the jack-up drilling rig, and between the stern legs and the platform. Shell Netherlands has subsequently contracted NCS Survey to perform three additional jobs at the same location plus others demonstrating the benefits of using AUVs.

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Neville Roe Industries Ltd. Euro Works, Liverpool Street Sheffield S9 2PU Tel: +44 (0)114 2430395 Contact: Spencer Roe Email: Providing a Grinding and Hard Chrome Plating service to the Engineering, Oil and Food sectors. Surface finishing to both new and worn components. The UKs largest bore-grinding capacity and formidable cylindrical, surface and universal grinding expertise. Hard Chrome Plating up to 5.5M long.

CASE STUDY NCS Survey NCA Norse Cutting & Abandonment Ltd Unit 1 Howemoss Drive Kirkhill Industrial Estate Dyce, Aberdeen AB21 0GL Tel: +44 (0)1224 722555 Contact: Jamie Stewart Email: NCA is a global provider of Well Abandonment and Decommissioning Services for the offshore oil and gas industry. NCA has the capability to take on complex projects with fit for purpose engineering, multiple services and subcontracting in specialist areas like Rigless P&As, Well Abandonment, Subsea Wellhead Removals and Conductor Slot Recoveries. In June 2010, NCS Survey was contracted by NAM (Shell Netherlands) to perform a scour survey around the legs of the jack-up drilling rig GSF Monarch. Previous scour surveys were performed by a small manned vessel with a hull-mounted MBES (multi-beam echo sounder). Such methodology required the outflow lines associated with drilling to be raised, thus disrupting drilling operations while the small vessel sailed under the jack-up drilling rig. There are obvious safety implications for such a vessel operation, not to mention the impact on the drilling schedule. Instead, NCS Survey mobilised on board a standby vessel that was able to maintain a position outside the exclusion zone of the platform/drilling rig, whilst the AUV (Autonomous Underwater Vehicle) was launched, performed its mission and returned to the vessel. Not only did this methodology have no impact on drilling operations, it removed a hazardous vessel operation.

Newburgh Engineering Bessemer Way, Rotherham S60 1FB Tel: +44 (0)1709 724260 Contact: Matthew Jewitt Email: Founded in 1939 Newburgh Engineering is an ISO 9001, ISO 14001, Achilles UVDB, and Investors in People accredited contract manufacturer of larger high specification engineering component parts and assemblies. Our service ranges from the production of low volume non repeating items and special purpose equipment through to long-term partnerships for the supply of precision components and assemblies in customer dedicated manufacturing cells. Newburgh supplies a total manufacturing solution from 2 production sites (Rotherham and Bradwell, Derbyshire) producing critical components and assemblies for global projects.


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Niche Products Ltd Walter Leigh Way, Moss Industrial Estate Leigh Lancashire WN7 3PT Tel: +44 (0)8452 967751 Contact: Peter Eccles Email: Niche Products supply the Pelagic range of subsea control fluids to the offshore industry. Pelagic 100 is our high technology environmentally superior subsea production control fluid and Pelagic 50 is our high performance environmentally superior BOP Fluid. All subsea control fluids supplied by Niche are designed with the environment in mind and our mission is to supply the most environmentally acceptable fluids possible with no compromise in technical performance.

NSW Technology Ltd Unit G8, The Enterprise Centre Exploration Drive, Aberdeen AB23 8GX Tel: +44 (0)1224 339880 Contact: Scott Garden Email: NSW Technology Ltd, a subsidiary of Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH, is a manufacturer of subsea cables for carrying power, signals and communications. The challenges and potential of the offshore industry continue to grow apace. At the same time our customers have very special requirements. As the recognised experts in offshore subsea cables NSW can offer these solutions by meeting the stringent industry requirements. Cables manufactured by NSW include: Control Cables Electro Optical Cables Power Cables ROV Main Lift and Tether Cables Plough and Trencher Umbilicals Air Gun Umbilicals.

Oceanscan Ltd Denmore Road, Bridge of Don Aberdeen AB23 8JW Tel: +44 (0)1224 707000 Tel: +44 (0)1502 509247 Contact: Jon Bancroft Email: Oceanscan is a leading international equipment and personnel company providing the latest cutting edge, underwater and inspection equipment to the Oil and Gas, Defence, Aerospace, Renewables, Automotive and Telecomms markets from its bases in Aberdeen, Sheffield and Lowestoft. With our global partnering network, we ensure our customers get the fastest, most reliable support; whenever or whereever they need it. Consisting of 3 divisions Products, Rental and Personnel, we offer a 1-stop shop for all our customers requirements.

Nortek UK Tresanton House, Bramshott Court GU30 7RG Tel: +44 (0)1428 751953 Contact: Gordon Jones, Ramsay Lind Email: Nortek are market leaders in sea-bed wave and current profiling, surface and bottom current measurements and precision monitoring of turbid waters. We pride ourselves on being innovative in product development and production processes. We have a number of technological firsts and several of our products are protected by US patents. We have a well established, world-wide, design, manufacture and support network through our offices located in Norway, the UK, France, Holland,the USA and China.

Nylacast Ltd 200 Hastings Road LE5 0HL Tel: +44 (0)116 276 8558 Contact: Howard Bradfield Email: With the ability to manufacture and machine a wide range of engineering polymers Nylacast are recognised as a market leader in the supply of Offshore and Subsea components. Nylacast has the knowledge and facilities to provide a full range of engineering polymer solutions supported by a full R&D and testing facility. Furthermomre, Nylacast are FPAL registered and adopt the frameworks of best practice in quality to ISO 9001:2008 / TS 16949.

Offspring International Ltd Unit 8, Castle Court 2, Castlegate Way Dudley, West Midlands DY1 4RH Tel: +44 (0)1384 453880 Contact: David Rowley Email: Offspring International Limited (OIL) is a leading supplier of single point, offtake buoy mooring systems and deepwater polyester rope mooring systems for floating production platforms, Spars, submerged turret loading buoys and floating production, storage and offtake (FPSO) vessels. A dedicated team of mooring professionals, OIL staff are active members of the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) where it has contributed to Single Point Mooring (SPM) best practice. The company is also represented on many oil and gas industrys Joint Industry Projects (JIPs) deepwater mooring committees.

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CASE STUDY Oliver Valvetek Limited Oliver Valvetek successfully passed unusually rigorous qualification testing on five of their products destined for use in the deep water oil fields off the coast of Angola. The positive result signifies the final approval of an order worth several million pounds to the company. The five products were; a 1 actuated valve, a actuated valve, a 3/8 half turn gate valve, a 1 check valve and a 1 half turn gate valve. Ordinarily these valves are made out of either stainless steel or duplex, however the order specified Inconel, which has subtle differences in its thermal and tensile qualities so the valves needed to be subjected to requalification testing. Also, the company would normally have carried out the API 6A PR2 test, the endurance test and the hyperbaric test separately, but in this case the clients wishes were quite particular. According to client stipulations the valves were subjected to a 200 cycle API 6A PR2 test at pressures up to 10,000 psi and between -20F and +250F, a 1000 cycle endurance test and a 200 cycle hyperbaric test at a simulated depth of 3,000 metres all of which were conducted consecutively. The successful testing Olivers products validates the companys involvement in deepwater operations offshore West Africa and sends a clear message that their valves will last the lifetime of the installation.


Oglaend System UK Unit 24 Springfield Industrial Estate B69 4HH Oldbury West Midlands Tel: +44 (0)121 552 9662 Contact: Andy Foulkes Email: Oglaend System strives to develop and deliver the best possible cable tray, cable ladder and multidiscipline support solutions to our customers solutions that contribute to the reduction of the Total System Cost of a project. Our mission is to make our customers competitive through our unique MultiGridT support system and cable trays and cable ladders for electrical cables, instrumentation, telecom, HVAC & piping. Planning, design and installation with our range of support will add value through time reduction, maximised volume utilisation, weight reduction, enhanced life time integrity and improved safety performance.

Oldham Engineering Ltd Overens Street, Oldham, Lancs OL4 1LA Tel: +44 (0)161 627 5822 Contact: Nigel Stafford Email: Fabrication, machining, mechanical assembly and turn key projects. Welding to BSEN 15614 & ASMEIX. Materials welded Carbon Steel, Duplex, Super Duplex, Stainless Steel and Nickel Alloys. Experienced in the manufacture of Measure Master Assemblies, Venturies, Reaction Collars,Bend Stiffeners, Tether Clamps Pipe laying A Frames, Slab Valves, Pipe adaptors and Umbilical Steelwork. Customers include FMC, Trelleborg, Forsyths, Clyde Union, Caley Ocean, L & N and Stats Group.

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Oil States MCS Limited Bouthwood Road LA14 4HB Tel: +44 (0)1229 825080 Contact: Owen B. Osmotherley Email: Oil States MCS Limited provides Hydra-Lok pile-to-structure connections for subsea structures and jackets and the Hydra-Lok Lite system for connection of lightweight subsea structures. Allied with the Latch-Lok Levelling System a complete levelling and connection package can be offered. An adaptation of the HydraLok system has also been developed to repair damaged and corroded caissons. The company also offers an Abrasive Water Jet Cutting system for use in decommissioning (platform removal) and in the fields of repair and maintenance both onshore and offshore.

Oliver Valvetek Limited Parkgate Industrial Estate WA16 8DX Tel: +44 (0)1565 632 636 Contact: Mark Willett Email: Multi-awarding winning Oliver Valvetek offers an extensive range of engineered-to-order, field proven small bore deepwater hydraulically actuated gates valves, manually actuated gate valves with optional position indication, half turn gate valves, floating and trunnion mounted ball valves & needle valves for subsea completions worldwide. We are fully familiar with the requirements of national, major and independent oil and gas operators, contractors and leading manufacturers and suppliers of subsea production systems, and offer industry leading HSE, quality and delivery performance.

OMB Offshore Applications Limited Suite 12A castleCroft Business centre Tom Johnston Rd, Dundee DD4 8XD Tel: +44 (0)1382 772992 Contact: Martin Phillips Email: OMB is a key supplier of Subsea Isolation Valves World Wide. Specializing in the supply of high pressure metal to metal Ball Valves with zero leakage, ideal for SSIV applications. Our range of High Integrity Ball, Gate and Swing Check Valves provide RELIABILITY in sealing through out the range. Size and Pressure Range 2 to 60 NB, 150# to 15000 psi.


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To compliment our standard range our extensive variety of Double barrier, modular and double block and bleed valves offer high end security Subsea.

In 2009 Petrobras began developing the Hybrido gas field, offshore Brazil, 2000 metres deep and over 100km from shore. The field development involved the installation of 141km of flexible and rigid lines. OEL supplied pig-tracking, signalling and data logging equipment that enabled proof of launch, proof of receipt, and a means of tracking pigs. All products delivered met the battery-life requirement by incorporating pressure-switch activation where appropriate while also complying with the necessary pressure rating. Petrobras safety standards require that any subsea pipeline be fully tested to one-and-a-half times its operating pressure. OELs temperature and pressure subsea data-logging system was used to monitor, record and report pressure and temperature data for each pipeline hydrotest. Its function was to secure the data while freeing up the support vessel to continue to the next phase of operations.

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Online Electronics 266 Auchmill Road AB21 9NB Tel: +44 (0)1224 714714 Email: Online Electronics Ltd (OnlinE) specialise in the design and manufacture of pipeline pig monitoring equipment and pipeline data communication systems. The product range covers acoustic, electromagnetic, magnetic and ultrasound technologies. These technologies cover subsea and land applications with an innovative approach to pig locating, signalling, data logging, through pipe wall communications and data transfer to remote locations. OnlinE also specialise in one-off design projects and ATEX compliant products. Products can be supplied or hired at short notice.

Pacson Limited Unit F, Claverhouse Ind. Park Dundee DD4 9UA Tel: +44 (0)1382 513655 Contact: Derek Mason Email: Pacson Valves is a key supplier of high integrity valves to the global Oil & Gas market. The company is a leading developer of valves for severe service and highly critical applications. A privately owned Scottish company, with its headquarters and state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities based in Dundee, Scotland, Pacson Valves also has sales offices in every major oil and gas producing country in the world. We pride ourselves on the quality of our products and services. With total in-house capability for the design and manufacture of surface and sub-sea valves and pressure control products up to 16 inch / 400mm bore, or up to 25,000 psi working pressure.

CASE STUDY Online Electronics More and more subsea pipelines are being laid and exploration and production are taking place in everdeeper waters with operations down to 5,000 metres now expected. This creates new challenges for providers of offshore pigging services. Pre-commissioning pigs may be pre-installed into launchers months and sometimes a year in advance of flooding, cleaning, gauging and testing operations. Subsea pigging service provider Online Electronics Limited (OEL) says that pressure rating, battery life and delayed-activation techniques are among the key parameters that need to be addressed to ensure that the quality of pigging equipment matches up to its intended use. The exceptionally high quality of OELs equipment was demonstrated in its work on the Hybrido field.

Osiris Marine Services Ltd Unit 3 Hawshaw Lodge Lothersdale West Yorkshire BD20 8HP Tel: +44 (0)1535 631 141 Contact: Debbie Feeney Email: Osiris Marine Services is one of the UKs leading subsea engineering and commercial diving organisations, Osiris specialise in providing total engineering solutions to the offshore wind farm energy sector and environments of difficult access. With over 25 years experience, the services provided range from Bespoke design Fabrication and manufacturing Installation and construction Inspections and surveys Repairs and demolition Osiris Marine Services was set up by Managing Director Aiden West in 1996, based in North Yorkshire, the business operate both nationally and internationally.

PDL Solutions (Europe) Limited 1 Tanners Yard, Hexham Northumberland NE46 3NY Tel: +44 (0)1434 609 473 Contact: Paul Charlton Email: PDL is a leading provider of advanced engineering design and analysis consultancy services to clients operating in predominantly the nuclear, defence and the energy market sectors. PDL engineers utilise the following engineering toolsets to deliver robust engineering solutions: Mathcad STAAD Pro structural analysis CAESAR II pipe stress analysis OrcaFlex global dynamic analysis ANSYS Professional FEA ANSYS Structural FEA ANSYS Mechanical FEA ANSYS LS-DYNA (Penetration and Impact) dynamic FEA ANSYS AutoDYN (Blast and Fragmentation) dynamic FEA ANSYS CFX Flo Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD).

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PDM Neptec Ltd 4-6 Alton Business Centre Omega Park GU34 2YU Tel: +44 (0)1420 85848 Contact: Gary Kelly Email: Here at PDM Neptec, we supply underwater connectors, cable harnesses and associated engineering services for harsh environments. With over 25 years experience in subsea engineering, our design team offers solutions for all connectivity issues. New products for 2011 include the compact Omicron fibre optic connector, and a new portable jointing kit for the refurbishment, termination and moulding of cable and connector tails. The official Teledyne Impluse distributor for UK and Europe, we operate under ISO 9001:2008, and are committed to finding cost effective solutions combined with quality.

Peritus International 5th Floor, Export House Cawsey Way, Woking GU21 6QX Tel: +44 (0)1483 312800 Contact: Graham Taylor Email: Peritus provides advanced subsea and floating systems engineering and project management services, with a focus on difficult and deepwater environments for: Subsea Systems. Subsea Pipelines. Risers. Floating Systems. Flow Assurance. Advanced Engineering Our network of regional engineering centres enables skills, knowledge and expertise to be shared globally, cutting the duplication of resources to deliver lower cost, technically superior subsea solutions. Our team features industry leaders supported by senior personnel with considerable experience in subsea and floating systems.

Pipe Coil Technology Ltd 2nd Floor Pametrada Building Oceana Business Park Davy Bank NE28 6UZ Tel: +44 (0)191 295 9910 Contact: Chris Spratt Email: Pipe Coil Technology Limited design and supply several types of coiling, winding and handling machinery for use in the manufacturing and installation of flexible risers, flexible flow-lines, control umbilical and power cable. Equipment is supplied to meet the technical and commercial requirements of individual customers. We work closely with clients throughout projects to ensure compatibility of equipment with overall manufacturing processes and timely project completion.

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Penspen Ltd 3 Water Lane, Richmond upon Thames Surrey TW9 1TJ Tel: +44 (0)20 8334 2700 Contact: Helen Ricketts Email: Penspen is an international yet independent engineering company which has provided engineering and management services to the oil and gas industry worldwide for over 55 years and has 1,600 professional staff. Penspens Offshore Business Stream has engineering centres in Aberdeen, Abu Dhabi, Bangkok and London. This Business Stream also trades under the well known and respected subsea and pipelines name, Andrew Palmer & Associates. Penspen provides a fully integrated service for every stage of oil and gas facilities including subsea and pipeline projects.

Petrofocus Ltd James Gregory Centre Balgownie Drive Bridge of Don AB22 8GU Tel: +44 (0)1224 704700 Contact: Ian Douglas Email: Established in 1998, Petrofocus provides software solutions to the drilling and well completion sectors of the oil industry. Most UK operators and an increasing number of overseas clients use our core product, Completions Manager. Completions Manager allows well engineering teams to design and maintain engineering quality well schematics in a controlled and standardized manner. Using comprehensive symbol libraries, internal database, automated drawing features and optional modules, engineers can create and amend drawings and data quickly and easily without compromising on quality.

Precision Polymer Engineering Ltd Greenbank Road Greenbank Industrial Estate Blackburn, Lancashire BB1 3EA Tel: +44 (0)1254 295400 Contact: Donna Maskell Email: Precision Polymer Engineering (PPE) specialises in high performance, elastomer seals for offshore oil and gas applications. Over the past 25 years, PPE has supplied O-rings and custom seals for systems operating in the most inhospitable subsea environments in the world at temperatures from -46C (-51F) up to +327C (+621F). The ENDURA range of oilfield elastomers has been specifically developed by PPE for use in downhole, surface and subsea oilfield equipment and offers excellent explosive decompression (ED) resistance. The range includes material grades that provide the ultimate in chemical resistance and low temperature performance for use in Arctic conditions.


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Pressure Tech Ltd Unit 3, Rossington Place Graphite Way Hadfield Glossop SK13 1QG Tel: +44 (0)1457 899 307 Contact: Steve Yorke-Robinson Email: Pressure Tech is a highly innovative manufacturer of stainless steel pressure regulators for use in the oil and gas and process industries. Based in Glossop, Derbyshire, the company focuses on market-leading design, quality products, competitive prices and working closely with customers to meet their needs exactly. Altogether, Pressure Tech offers analyser, high pressure and process ranges plus custom solutions. Typical of Pressure Techs innovation is the LF-690 hydraulic regulator with Shuttle Ball that improves efficiency, cuts costs and lasts five times longer than competitors.

Prospect 28 Carden Place AB10 1UP Tel: +44 (0)1224 651831 Email: Prospect is an innovative engineering solutions provider to the worldwide energy industries. Whether developing a new concept, working through detailed designs or optimising ongoing operations, Prospects wealth of practical engineering experience and array of advanced engineering technologies adds value to your project and wider business activities. ton (22,856-ton) platform was the largest in the region scheduled for decommissioning. Proserv Offshore supplied all the cutting equipment and services required, which included Jetcut Water Abrasive Cutting Systems, Diamond Wire Cutting Systems and Friction Disc Cutters. Whilst some of the tooling already existed, Proserv Offshore had to develop the 24 to 42 Saddle Pipe Cutter, Launch Runner Cutting Tool and 62 to 80 Diamond Wire Cuting Tool. Each of these tools had to meet demanding design parameters set by the client which included fully integrated fly-tosite capabilities with SapuraAcergys Work Class ROVs. All the new tooling was designed and developed within 14 weeks using Proserv Offshores in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities. Once the trials were complete, the equipment was prepared at each regional base and mobilised to the S3000 heavy lifting vessel so the cutting operations could commence. A total of 34 structural cuts were performed which were completed successfully for the client on time and within budget.

ProtEx (UK) Limited 2 Ellerbeck Court TS9 5PT Tel: +44 (0)1642 714181 Contact: Ms Sarah Williams Email: Sub sea systems design: design, installation, commissioning certification, audits risk assessments inspection, maintenance & testing training sub sea high integrity pressure protection systems hydraulic power units and systems sub sea power and communications systems design safety related systems design: SIL determination FMEA & FMECA inspection, installation & testing certification & maintenance asset management: RAM studies performance standard development integrity audits.

Proserv Offshore Tumulus Way, Midmill Business Park Kintore, Aberdeenshire AB51 OTG Tel: +44 (0)1224 632020 Contact: Kevin Ingram Email: Proserv Offshore is a global leader in subsea maintenance abandonment and decommissioning services. With over 30 years experience in the international oil and gas market, we provide flexible and reactive engineering solutions from the installation and maintenance of the structure through to decommissioning at the end of field life.

CASE STUDY Proserv Offshore Proserv Offshore were awarded a major subsea cutting contract by SapuraAcergy, for the decommissioning of the Iwaki platform off the north-east coast of Japan. Situated in 154m (505ft) of water, the eight-legged, 20,735-metric

QA Weld Tech Ltd Bowes Road, Riverside Park Ind. Est. Middlesbrough TS2 1LU Tel: +44 (0)1642 222831 Contact: Charles Tighe Email:

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QAWT offer specialist welding, inlay and machining of products for the offshore, nuclear, power generation, petro-chemical and engineering industries in carbon & low alloy steels through to duplex s/s, nickel alloys and inconel cladding. It has over 500 pre-qualified welding procedures and extensive weld cladding capacity using the latest computer controlled welding equipment together with pipe fabrication capacity in segregated workshops for both low alloy and duplex steels. The company is a world leader in the manufacture of flowbends for subsea equipment for the oil & gas industry.

deployment. RBGs integrated service offering means the company can fully support quayside and subsea construction, repair and upgrade programmes and deliver expert services including subsea intervention, fabrication, IRM & upgrades and bolt solutions. RBGs breadth of capability differentiates the company in a competitive marketplace and ensures that it offers clients a truly flexible solution.


RiserTec Limited Westhill Business Centre Aberdeen AB32 6UF Tel: +44 (0)1224 330 520 Contact: Jonathan Jury Email: RiserTec, formed 2003, is an independent Aberdeen design and engineering consultancy, specialising in riser and subsea projects for a wide range of international clients; providing technically advanced analysis, practical based experience, prototype development, bespoke solutions and sub-contract manufacture. An extensive proprietary range of polyurethane accessories has been developed for the demanding subsea applications of risers, cables and umbilicals. Products include: Static + Dynamic Bend Stiffeners (DBS) Bend Restrictors. Sealing + Clamping Systems.

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Quadrant EPP UK Ltd Woodhouse Road Todmorden Lancs OL14 5TP Tel: +44 (0)1706 811000 Contact: John watkins Email: Quadrants Monocast cable sheaves are being used extensively on offshore equipment due to their reduced weight, corrosion resistance and kindness to wire ropes, leading to longer rope life. Sheaves, rings and discs up to 3 metres in diameter can be produced as one piece castings, while larger diameters can be provided in segmented form. Quadrant also produces track plates for ROVS, scoring two firsts in 2008 with the manufacture and supply of 2metre-plus plates for the worlds two largest Rock Trenchers on two separate contracts. Quadrant is the worlds largest manufacturer of engineering plastic products.

Responsive Engineering Group Kingsway South, Team Valley Gateshead NE11 0SH Tel: +44 (0)191 4973400 Contact: Joseph Butler Email: Responsive Engineering Group has a business model rarely, if ever, replicated within the UK. Through one portal, customers can access high precision CNC machining, specialist welding & fabrication, pressing, assembly & test operations as well as profiling using the latest waterjet & laser technologies. Each set of processes is embedded within its own division & customers have the option to access single divisions or the services of all four according to their needs. Each division is responsible for its own performance and meeting group KPIs.

Rolled Alloys Unit 16 Walker Industrial Park Blackburn, Lancs BB1 2QE Tel: +44 (0)1254 582 999 Contact: Mike Dunn Email: Rolled Alloys is the global leader in speciality alloys, offering heat and corrosion resistant, aerospace, titanium, and stainless alloys. From locations in North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim we serve customers of all sizes, supplying and processing high performance metals to the thermal process, chemical process, power generation, aerospace, oil and gas, pulp and paper, and desalination markets. Rolled Alloys vast inventory includes more than two dozen grades of nickel, stainless, duplex, titanium and super alloys in plate, sheet, bar, pipe and fittings, and welding materials.

RBG Limited Norfolk House, Pitmedden Road Dyce, Aberdeen AB21 0DP Tel: +44 (0)1224 722 888 Contact: Nigel Wilmott Email: RBG is the leading provider of Inspect, Assess and Repair (IAR) services to the global energy industry and has an unrivalled portfolio of marine and subsea services from fabrication to test and

Resys Engineering Services Ltd 5 Bennachie Rise, Alford Aberdeenshire AB33 8FG Tel: +44 (0)7500 703 505/606 Contact: Nigel Forsyth Email: Resys Engineering Services specialise in the design, build and installation of hydraulic, electro hydraulic and electrical control systems and offer associated hydraulic consultancy, project engineering and management services both on and offshore, across a wide range of industries including marine, subsea, oil and gas, power generation and lifting equipment.


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RPS 309 Reading Road Henley-on-Thames RG9 1EL Tel: +44 (0)1491 415400 Contact: Liane Butcher Email: RPS is a global multi-disciplinary consultancy, providing expert advice on the exploration and production of energy and other natural resources, the development of land, property and infrastructure and the management of the environment and the health and safety of people. Our Energy team provides integrated technical, commercial and project management support services in the fields of geoscience, engineering and HS&E to the energy sector from offices in North & South America, Europe, Australia, South East Asia and the Middle East.

Since 1665, Saint-Gobain has consistently demonstrated its ability to invent products that offer solutions to the major challenges of energy efficiency and environmental protection. With a presence in 64 countries some of the best known and respected companies are part of SaintGobain. Together these businesses offer an unrivalled range of products and innovative material solutions meeting the most exacting performance and legislative standards. Saint-Gobains businesses form a robust, integrated supply chain partner that has the strength and flexibility to support the most diverse range of customer requirements. As well as fast, efficient access to a comprehensive range of products, we can provide specialist technical expertise and resources.

Sandwell UK Ltd are specialists in Shot Peening and anti corrosion coatings. It has developed novel methods for shot peening complex components both externally and internally as well as enhancing thread performance in areas of high contact loads. The company works closely with engineers and designers to develop engineering solutions using shot peening to increase component life and performance. The coatings division specialises in low friction and anti corrosion coatings to improve performance at component level and can offer a range of application specific coatings.

Sandvik Materials Technology Manor way, Halesowen B62 8QZ Tel: +44 (0)121 504 5151 Contact: Sergio Quattrocchi Email: Sandvik Materials Technology its a global manufacturer of stainless steel and high alloys, for demanding application such us O&G upstream, downstream, process plants, nuclear, power generation and green energy. Its 9000 workforce , will assist the customer beginning from the material selection.The main shape in which Sandvik offer it tubular, billet, bar hollow bar tube and pipe, supplied from stock or thru mill run SMT is able to provide strip, wire, welding consumables, power babased product (HIP), fitting and flanges and welded pipe, produced inhouse or outsourced.

Schlumberger Subsea Surveillance Pitmedden South Units 18-22 Kirkton Av Dyce Aberdeen AB21 Contact: Domitille Guillon Email: Subsea Surveillance provides communication and monitoring systems for structural integrity, flow assurance and process optimization of subsea assets, including risers, pipelines, flowlines and other critical elements of the subsea infrastructure.

RSL NDT Ltd Unit 9, Murcar Commercial Park Bridge Of Don, Aberdeen AB23 8JW Tel: +44 (0)1224 822600 Contact: Scott Stephen General Manager Contact: Andrew Anderson, Managing Director Email: We supply a comprehensive range of NDT equipment and consumables specifically designed for Subsea use. These include Flooded Member Detection Sysems, Subsea MPI Systems and Subsea Digital Ultrasonic Flaw Detection Systems.

Score Subsea and Wellhead Limited Shed 3, Wellbank Peterhead Aberdeenshire AB42 3GL Tel: +44 (0)1779 485250 Contact: Phil Nicolson Email: As part of the renowned Score Group of companies, Score Subsea and Wellhead Limited, situated in Peterhead, Scotland offer our global Oil and Gas Industry clients the following services from their new multimillion pound (GBP) facility. Uniquely engineered fast-track Topsides to Subsea Valve & Actuation solutions to support the specialised needs of the Major and Independent Operators Marginal and Deepwater field Developments. Our dedicated and technically qualified team of engineers

Saint-Goabin Isover Saint-Gobain Isover UK Commercial Centre Gotham Business Park Leake Road Gotham Nottinghamshire NG11 0LB Tel: +44 (0)115 969 8009 Contact: Alistair Macpherson Email:

Sandwell UK Ltd 2 Foundry Place Towcester Northants NN12 6FP Tel: +44 (0)1327 350205 Email:

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and project managers also offer independent and impartial advice on the optimum choice of valve for any Subsea service to provide project stability from conceptual design though to completion. Solutions Bridge House, 56-68 Bridge Street Aberdeen AB11 6JN Tel: +44 (0)1224 213033 Contact: Cerri McDonald Email: IT Support Provider Solutions have developed a portfolio of web based Oil & Gas related applications and systems for Logistics, Personnel, Competency, Asset & Service Tracking worldwide. Onboard Solutions is a customised fully integrated range of software that helps overcome industry challenges using web technology for: Crew & Team Planning People on Board Logistics Travel Planning Certification & Training Compliance Asset & Equipment Tracking Certification Compliance Performance Monitoring Downtime Analysis Service & Maintenance Emergency Contacts HR Management Training & Competency QHSE.

CASE STUDY Sonomatic Ltd Sonomatic is a market leader in the development and provision of automated non-destructive ultrasonic inspection for subsea operations, a fact they were able to demonstrate recently to BP. BP needed a high-resolution inspection system capable of carrying out zero degree corrosion mapping on the bottom half of a buried 14-inch pipeline with a further 2 piggyback line standing 4 above it. The pipelines were situated in the Southern North Sea at a depth of approximately 45 metres, and although this is not beyond diver accessibility, strong currents meant that an inspection using an ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) would be necessary. Sonomatic responded by developing an ROV-deployed automated inspection system. Once specific areas of concern had been identified, and the area excavated and cleaned, Sonomatic deployed the tool directly onto the pipeline. It was held in position by hydraulic clamps and then controlled by Sonomatics technicians working in tandem with ROV pilots. The inspection tool was connected to a control system or pod located on the ROV, and all data transferred back to the surface via the ROV umbilical. This allowed real-time review of the inspection data and real-time analysis allowed decisions on any further high-resolution scanning to be made quickly, so that all the requirements could be addressed in one operation. Although the ROV-iT 2000 was developed to meet BPs specific requirements, the design team created a flexible tool that could be easily adapted, and Sonomatic is already applying the technology to meet the requirements of other clients.

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SEAL-TITE UK LLC Unit 10 Airside Business Park AB21 0GT Tel: +44 (0)1224 773838 Contact: Jed Doubenmier Email: Seal-Tite International provides engineered leak analysis and repairs. Seal-Tite uses a Proprietary pressureactivated sealant technology to cure leaks downhole, subsea and on control systems without the use of a rig. Seal-Tite has offices worldwide. Keywords Safety Valve leaks, Wellhead leaks, Tubing leaks, Casing leaks, Valve leaks, Actuator leaks, Control line leaks, Umbilical leaks, Tubing hanger leaks, Casing hanger leaks, Microannular leaks, PBR leaks, Subsea wellhead leaks, Subsea control line leaks.

SMD Limited Turbinia Works, Davy Bank NE28 6UZ Contact: Victoria Bosi Email: SMD is one of the worlds leading manufacturers of remote intervention equipment, working in hazardous environments worldwide. The product portfolio includes the worlds largest range of subsea remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and specialist trenching vehicles; as well as tidal generation devices, subsea mining equipment and specialist equipment for use in nuclear decommissioning. Customers span a range of sectors: Renewables, oil & gas, nuclear, telecoms, mining, naval / military and scientific. SMD is headquartered near Newcastle, with offices in Yorkshire, Singapore, the US and Brazil.

Sonomatic Ltd Unit 1 The Energy Development Centre Claymore Drive Bridge of Don AB23 8GD Tel: +44 (0)1224 823960 Contact: Ryan Phipps Email: Sonomatic is the market leader in the development and provision of ultrasonic inspection services and products serving the oil and gas, power generation and defence sectors. Sonomatic is a specialist supplier to the offshore industry for more than 25 years, for example pioneering the use of techniques such as Time of Flight Diffraction (TOFD) and corrosion mapping, providing independent pigging verification of upstream oil and gas pipelines


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Sparrows Baricon Seton House, Denmore Road Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB23 8JW Tel: +44 (0)1224 704868 Contact: Mike Gibb Email: Sparrows Baricon is a global supplier of pipe and cable handling equipment for the storage, deployment and recovery of subsea pipelines, flow lines, control lines and cables. Services include: Design & build solutions for:  Complete pipe and cable lay systems; carousels, tensioners, reel drives & under-rollers  Project management from design through to manufacture, installation, test, commissioning, operation & maintenance  Tensioner Hire Equipment 3Te-36Te (2 and 4 track) Operation & maintenance Spare parts supply

Speciality Welds Ltd Unit 1, Rawfolds Way Cleckheaton BD19 5LJ Tel: +44 (0)1274 879867 Contact: David J. Keats Contact: Email: Underwater welding consultants and specialist welder training providers for welding above and below the waterline. Manufactures of welding equipment and consumables. Official Zurich welding surveyors.

Subsea Deployment Systems Ltd. 10 Beechwood Gardens, Westhill AB32 6YE Email: SDS Ltd. offers a low cost method of installing large subsea structures without using a Heavy Lift Vessel. It can also install larger structures, in greater water depths and in more environmentally hostile locations than is possible with a conventional lifted installation. The main benefits are:- Largely failsafe and low tech. Low sensitivity to weather (wave & ice). Installation capacity of up to several 1000t. Suitable for water depths of up to 3000m. Potentially greater availability compared to HLVs. Low cost. A step change for the installation of subsea structures.

Subsea 7 Subsea 7 East Campus, Arnhall Business Park, Prospect Road Westhill Aberdeenshire AB32 6FE Tel: +44 (0)1224 526000 Email: Subsea 7 enables its clients to access a high-end, well diversified fleet, comprising 42 vessels supported by extensive fabrication and onshore facilities able to deliver the full spectrum of subsea engineering, construction and services.

Specialist Subsea Services 31-33 St Clements Street AB11 5FU Tel: +44 (0)1224 569910 Contact: Dave Ellison Email: Specialist Subsea Services Ltd (S) has been founded upon a successful period of development which started in 2007. The management team with investor support are continually looking to take the Company forward on a strong footing. Through Ss expertise and core capabilities in ROVs, Survey, geotechnical and Subsea Intervention Management including Ship Management, it offers the following services within the offshore oil and gas and renewables industry on an international basis: Offshore installation and construction support services encompassing route and site surveys. IRM services. Decom.

Subsea Supplies Unit 27, Murcar Commercial Park Denmore Road, Aberdeen AB23 8JW Tel: +44 (0)1224 705181 Contact: Andy Smith Email: Subsea Supplies is an independent company that specialises in supplying vital electrical components/equipment to the subsea commercial, oceanographic and defence sectors. With a combined industry experience exceeding 60 yrs, our staff represent the world`s leading manufacturers of proven subsea products across a broad spectrum of underwater activity including Nexans Norway AS (for ROV umbilicals/tethers), CooperInterconnect (for Burton & ElectroOceanics connectors), AK Industries (for Hydrovolt connectors), Masto (for wire lubrication systems), Sun-Star (for submersible motors) & Clear-Com.

SubSea Consultants International Portencross, West Kilbride Ayrshire KA23 9QA Tel: +44 (0)1294 823355 Contact: Robert McKee Email: Subsea Consultants International has 28 years of active experience in the subsea, underwater and marine industry. At Subsea Consultants International we provide our clients with a range of subsea services that includes: consulting, engineering, project management, operations support and subsea asset integrity management services. We focus on and specialize in projects/activities in the subsea, underwater and marine environment.

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Systech International Chapter House, 18-20 Crucifix Lane London SE1 3JW Tel: +44 (0)20 7940 7656 Contact: Geoff Ansell Email: Systech International provides full project lifecycle support offering contractual, project controls, risk management, planning and scheduling, claims, expert witness and dispute resolution services on global energy projects from our key energy offices in Houston, London, Doha and Singapore. We have significant experience within the offshore oil and gas and renewable energy sectors having worked on an array of projects from subsea tiebacks to off-shore wind farms. We represent a range of stakeholders including NOCs, IOCs, energy companies, international contractors and specialist contractors and our teams have access to a wide range of support tools including cutting edge visualisations.

TE Connectivity Site H,Faraday Road Dorcan Wiltshire, Swindon SN3 5HH Tel: +44 (0)7712 078870 Contact: Martyn Cook Email: TE is focused on the offshore and marine industries and is technologically equipped to meet your toughest challenge. We offer a broad portfolio of products, including wire and cable, connectors, heat shrink tubing, fiber optics, relays, and labeling. Our Rochester and Raychem brand cables are designed and manufactured for specific harsh environment applications and have a proven pedigree in performance, reliability and quality. Newer technologies have focused on optical fiber for data transmission.

Titanium Engineers Ltd. Unit 1 Coleshill Trade Park Station Road, Coleshill Birmingham B46 1AT Tel: +44 (0)1675 464200 Contact: Tony Lawrence Email: Titanium Engineers specialises in the development and manufacture of components in high strength titanium alloys such as Ti-6-4, Ti 6-2-4-6 and Beta C. Applications include downhole oilfield components and undersea pressure housings. Parts can be manufactured on a turnkey basis for both prototype and production from stocks of raw material held in our Birmingham warehouse. Technical support is available from qualified metallurgists and engineers to assist in the application of the unique characteristics of titanium.

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Tachart Ltd t/a Bolt & Nut Manufacturing White Lea Road, Swinton Rotherham S64 8BH Tel: +44 (0)1709 570212 Contact: Mr Patrick Hinder Email: Tachart Ltd manufacters special fasteners and bespoke machined components for critical applications including components & fasteners for subsea & Marine environments. Special Fasteners and Machined Components. Quantities from 1-2000. Components made from high performance & exotic alloys. Fully traceable and Certified Components. ISO 9001 accredited. Components of the Highest Quality. Competitive Pricing. Same day Production & Delivery for Urgent situations. High quality certification. Highly experienced in the Oil & Gas, Defence and Energy sectors.

Teer Coatings Limited (Miba Coatings Group) West Stone House Berry Hill Industrial Estate, Droitwich Worcestershire WR9 9AS Tel: +44 (0)1905 827 550 Contact: Dr Kevin Cooke Business Development Manager Email: Teer Coatings Ltd, part of Miba Coating Group, provides high performance physical vapour deposited coatings and coating equipment. Applications include antigalling, self-lubrication, wear resistance, anti-erosion and corrosion protection. These coatings have excellent adhesion, providing outstanding protection even under high mechanical loads. The coating process easily creates graded compositions and mechanical properties. Previously incompatible metal or alloy systems can be combined and complex multi component ceramics (e.g. oxides or nitrides) can be deposited with low interfacial stress.

Tracerco Pavilion 11 Belasis Hall Business Park Billingham TS23 4EA Tel: +44 (0)1642 375500 Email: Tracerco is a world leading industrial technology company, providing unique and specialised detection, diagnostic and measurement solutions, to petroleum industry customers throughout the world In the subsea sector, the Company provides a range of advanced, nonintrusive inspection services to provide operators with vital condition based measurements helping them to determine real-time flow conditions and verify the integrity of their assets.


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Transvac Systems Limited Monsal House DE55 4RH Tel: +44 (0)1773 831100 Contact: David Ainge Email: Transvac is a world leader in Ejector technology solutions for the subsea industry. Using IP gained over 35 years supported by a new state-of-the-art research, development and functional test facility, Transvac can provide innovative Ejector technology for subsea processing applications. With no moving parts and no maintenance Transvacs Ejector technology is an ideal solution for subsea processing. All Transvac subsea Ejectors are designed, manufactured and tested in-house. Transvac supplied the first subsea processing Ejector on the TORDIS project for Statoil.

Marlim is a Petrobras operated field, 110 km offshore Rio de Janeiro under 650 to 2,600 metres of water. It was once the worlds largest subsea development, with 129 wells and 8 floating production units. Marlim has now been operating for 20 years and is producing an increasing amount of water and sand. This limits the oil handling capacity of the surface facilities. FMC was contracted to supply a subsea separation and pumping system for the Marlim field, to debottleneck the floating production facility and increase production by removing unwanted water from the production stream, at the seabed. The system will also use water re-injection to increase reservoir pressure and boost production. FMC turned to Transvac for a custom designed Ejector Solution and not for the first time. The two companies had worked before on the TORDIS project the Worlds first full-field subsea separation system with boosting and injection, for which Transvac supplied a super duplex Ejector. Transvac Jet Pumps for Marlim include special ceramic wear resistant internals and will undergo full flow performance mapping using Transvacs R&D facility flow loop system.

Tritech Peregrine Road Westhill Aberdeen AB32 6JL Tel: +44 (0)1224 744111 Contact: Suzanne Menzies Email: Tritech International Limited [Tritech] specialises in the production of high performance acoustic sensors, sonars, video cameras and mechanical tooling equipment for professional underwater markets including; defence, energy, engineering, survey and underwater vehicles. Tritech remains the industry leader in the provision of sensors and tools for ROV and AUV markets. Tritech is based in Westhill, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, with its design and manufacturing base located in Ulverston, Cumbria, UK. In 2006, Tritech became part of Halma p.l.c., a global safety, health and sensor technology group.

CASE STUDY Transvac Systems In August 2010, Transvac Systems, were awarded a major contract by FMC technologies for the supply of pressure boosting and flushing Jet Pumps for Petrobras Marlim subsea separation project.

Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions (UK) Ltd Ocean Trade Centre Minto Avenue Altens Industrial Estate Aberdeen AB12 3JZ Tel: +44 (0)1224 293500 Contact: Graham Marshall Email: At Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions we utilise our extensive experience and technical ability to supply control systems and chemical injection packages to the energy industry worldwide. We can provide complete design, supply, installation and commissioning for wellhead, process & control and chemical injection packages. Service agreements can be tailored to meet client specific needs, whether on or offshore, and our dedicated manpower teams and equipment ensure that we have the resources to support this. We offer through-life support customised to specification, timescale & budget.

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Tyco Flow Control Crosby Road Market Harborough Leicestershire LE16 9EE Contact: David Sinsou Email: Tyco Flow Control is a leading manufacturer and marketer of valves, actuators and controls, providing market leading products, services, and solutions for the most challenging applications throughout the oil and gas industry.

Universal Engineering Group 18 Cumberland Drive, DT4 9TD Tel: +44 (0)1305 783525 Contact: Mark Blunden Email: Our subsea activities range from front end design to system fabrication, assembly, commissioning, testing and Project Management. Universal Engineering has a proven track record for supplying subsea systems on time, within budget and to the highest quality standards. Subsea fabrications supplied include: Subsea Distribution Units Umbilical Termination Assemblies Hydraulic Distribution Modules Electrical Distribution Units Subsea Control Module Bodies SCM Guide Funnels Mudmats Shipping Baskets We also have nsite radiographic facilities. At Universal Engineering, safety is paramount.

VBC Group Ltd 12 Pavilion Way Loughborough LE11 5GW Tel: +44 (0)1509 218008 Contact: Paul Wilkinson Email: Manufacturer and distributor of specialist welding and joining materials and equipment. Materials meet exacting requirements (quality acceptance based on aerospace industry requirements) and are fully technically supported.

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Unique System (UK) Ltd Unit 1&2 Murcar Commercial Park Denmore Road Bridge of Don Aberdeen AB23 8JW Tel: +44 (0)1224 853999 Contact: Rob Phillips Email: Unique System (UK) Ltd offers an extensive range of products, services and turnkey solutions to the diving and survey industries in the North Sea. Established in 2009, Unique System (UK) is part of the Unique Maritime Group, a leading global provider of specialist integrated services for hydrographic survey, offshore construction, oceanographic, environmental, nondestructive testing, ROV and diving equipment sales and rentals.

Vector International UK Ltd Baglan Industrial Park Unit 16, Port Talbot West Glamorgan SA12 7BY Tel: +44 (0)1639 822 555 Contact: Chris Lee Email: Vector is a major single source supplier of compact sealing solutions for the Oil & Gas subsea and topside markets. Its core products : the OPTIMA Subsea ROV operable subsea connector, the SPO Compact Flange and the TECHLOK Clamp connector. All 3 products use our metal-tometal sealing technology offering a very high integrity and therefore making it the most reliable connectors in todays market. Other important benefits are minimisation of weight and space, installation time and maintenance cost. The Optima subsea connector and SPO Compact Flange both cover pressure classes up to 15,000psi.

UTEC Survey Construction Services Ltd. 49/51 Ann Street AB25 3LH Tel: +44 (0)1224 636 677 Contact: Colin Erskine Email: UTEC Survey, one of the worlds largest independent offshore survey companies, provides a wide range of offshore survey and geotechnical services to clients worldwide. Headquartered in Houston, with offices in Aberdeen, Singapore and Perth, the company enjoys a reputation for providing highly professional, customer-focused services and innovative solutions for both deep and shallow water applications.


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Viper Subsea Ltd Unit 8 Middle Bridge Business Park Bristol Road, Portishead BS20 6PN Tel: +44 (0)1275 390008 Contact: Neil Douglas Email: Viper Subsea is a developer of class leading controls and distribution solutions and supplier of expert consultancy for the subsea oil and gas and offshore renewables industries. Viper offers complete distribution solutions, including mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and optical engineering covering all aspects from design through to equipment delivery. In the key field of asset integrity management, including controls maintenance, obsolscence management and subsea electrical integrity management, a comprehensive solution is offered including a range of innovative proprietary products.

Webster & Horsfall Hay Mills B25 8DW Tel: +44 (0)121 772 2555 Contact: Vaida Rinkeviciute Email: Webster & Horsfall are one of the UKs leading manufacturers of Wire and Strip providing bespoke products to a diverse range of clients throughout Europe, North America and Asia. Based in the city of Birmingham the industrial heartland of England, Webster & Horsfall have been at the forefront of Wire & Strip manufacturing for three centuries. Webster & Horsfall combine their wealth of experience with state of the art modern technology to manufacture and supply the highest quality Wire & Strip products for the world we live in today.

Weir Valves & Controls UK Britannia House HX5 9JR Tel: +44 (0)1422 282000 Contact: Mark Grayson Wood Email: Weir Power & Industrial delivers endto-end whole plant solutions to nuclear, fossil-fired and renewable power stations, as well as industrial activities. We specialise in the provision of products and services that enhance performance, increase efficiency and reduce downtime. Our capabilities span all aspects of plant life, from new build, through to life extension and plant upgrades. Our portfolio of internationally accredited safety and control valves and pump equipment is complemented by a comprehensive range of engineering service solutions.

Vulcan SFM Sheffield Forgemasters International Ltd. Brightside Lane Sheffield S9 2RW Tel: +44 (0)114 244 9071 Contact: Nick Hartle Email: The leading supplier of large castings and forgings to the Offshore Oil & Gas industry. Structural Components for Fixed and Floating Production and Drilling Units. Riser System Stress,Keel, Tension and Transition Joints Mooring Systems Pad Eyes, Connectors Tendon, Systems LAJs, Tendon Connectors and Porches Subsea Processing Systems Pump components, Wyes, Wellhead components.

Webtool Subsea Royal Works, Atlas Street Clayton Le Moors Lancashire BB5 5LW Tel: +44 (0)1254 615100 Contact: Keith Elliot Email: Webtool (a tradename of Allspeeds Ltd.) design and manufacture subsea and topside cutting and gripping tools for intervention and decommissioning projects. We have over 25 years experience supplying solutions worldwide to subsea operators. Our standard range of ROV operable tools includes: Wire rope cutters up to 250mm diameter. Flexible riser and umbilical cutters up to 350mm diameter. Soft line cutters up to 135mm diameter. Wire gripping and lifting up to 200mm diameter, with 20 tonne lift capacity We also design and manufacture bespoke products to suit customer specific applications.

Welaptega Marine UK Ltd. Unit 6, Bourtree Complex Minto Drive, Altens Industrial Estate Aberdeen AB12 3LW Tel: 1 902 422 8303 Contact: Mr. Alastair Trower Email: Welaptega Marine UKs ground-breaking underwater technologies have been adapted for use in demanding offshore environments to protect personnel, the environment, production, and the reputation of offshore operators. Welaptega provides 2 types of service Mooring integrity technologies to ensure the long term security of permanently installed mooring systems, through quantitative in-water inspection. Advanced post-incident response; unique in-water 3D-Modeling capabilities to assess geometry of damaged subsea architecture, assisting with repair, operation and replacement strategies.

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Well Ops UK Helix House, Kirkton Drive Pitmedden Rd Ind Est, Dyce Aberdeen AB21 0BG Tel: +44 (0)1224 351800 Contact: Iain W. Morrice Business Acquisition Manager Email: Well Ops is the established market leader in rigless well intervention; providing fast, flexible & high quality subsea well management solutions. Well Ops is a business unit of Helix Energy Solutions an international services and oil & gas production company. With specialist well intervention/saturation diving vessels and rigless intervention systems worldwide, Well Ops ensures maximum productivity and efficiency of the Operators subsea well through well maintenance and production enhancement. Well Ops focus is to provide a complete turn-key service; vessels, equipment & project management.

Wellstream International Ltd Wellstream House Wincomblee Road, Walker Riverside Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 3PF Tel: +44 (0)191 295 9000 Contact: Laura Stout Email: Wellstream is a leading designer and manufacturer of bespoke offshore flexible pipeline products, systems and solutions for oil and gas transportation. Our pipeline portfolio includes established product lines such as dynamic flexible risers and static flowlines for deep and ultra-deepwater environments, and high temperature/high pressure products for drilling applications. Wellstreams product portfolio is further enhanced by varied installation offerings, delivering innovative cost effective solutions to meet the most demanding of project needs.

Wood Group Kenny Caledonian House, 234 Union Street Aberdeen AB10 1TN Tel: +44 (0)1224 538400 Contact: Patrick OBrien Email: Wood Group Kenny has five subsidiary businesses, namely J P Kenny, MCS Kenny, MSi Kenny, Wood Group Integrity Management (WGIM) and SgurrEnergy. The three Kenny businesses specialise in subsea engineering and project management. WGIM specialises in all-of-asset integrity management, and SgurrEnergy is a leading renewable energy consultancy. The combined Wood Group Kenny organisation provides engineering technology, management and integrity solutions throughout the life cycle of oil & gas and renewable energy projects from concept phase through detail design into operation and abandonment. Wood Group Kenny has over thirty years experience in the oil and gas industry. We currently have approximately 1700 personnel, largely engineering professionals and project and asset management specialists, in 20 offices worldwide.

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WFS Energy & Environment 7 Houstoun Interchange Business Park EH54 5BZ Tel: +44 (0)845 862 6600 Contact: Ian Crowther Email: WFS is the worlds leading supplier of through-water and through-ground wireless radio frequency (RF) systems for communication, navigation and power transfer. Wireless connectivity products and services deliver cost savings and new capabilities to the subsea Oil & Gas industry. WFS is working with world leaders to deliver value in the areas of subsea control modules, wireless sensors and connectors, subsea and subsurface telemetry, AUVs and ROVs, condition monitoring and integrity management.

Zenith Oilfield Technology Ltd. Thainstone Business Park Inverurie AB51 5GT Tel: +44 (0)1467 628866 Email: Zenith designs, develops and delivers pioneering technology to enable optimum recovery from customer wells through the gathering and analysis of downhole data and the design of generic and bespoke completion equipment. Providing stateof-the-art technology Zenith enables customers to access reserves in the most efficient and profitable manner. Since inception over seven years ago, Zenith has rapidly become the independent leader in downhole monitoring systems.


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Targeted exploration led to over 60 exploration and appraisal wells drilled in the UK Continental Shelf during 2010. One third of these were successful, adding up to 400 million barrels of oil and gas to UK reserves


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Acoustic Positioning, Control & Monitoring Equipment and Services
AC-CESS Co UK Ltd Applied Acoustic Engineering Ltd Bartec-Vodec Ltd. CCOMM Coastline Surveys Ltd Hima-Sella LtdTrue Invensys Systems (UK) Ltd. Kongsberg Maritime Ltd National Physical Laboratory Nautronix NCS Survey Nortek UK Online Electronics Tritech Unique System (UK) Ltd WFS Energy & Environment P12 P14 P14 P16 P17 P24 P26 P27 P30 P31 P31 P32 P34 P42 P43 P45

Bend Stiffeners/Restrictors
Balltec Ltd. Balmoral Offshore Engineering Cognity First Subsea Ltd Oglaend System UK Oldham Engineering Ltd PDM Neptec Ltd Quadrant EPP UK Ltd RiserTec Limited Vulcan SFM P14 P14 P17 P21 P33 P33 P35 P37 P37 P44

Aubin Ltd Balmoral Offshore Engineering Offspring International Ltd Oldham Engineering Ltd P14 P14 P32 P33

Asset Integrity Management

Acteon Group Ltd AMEC Training & Development Services Bureau Veritas DAI Energy Deepwater EU Ltd. flexlife GL Noble Denton MACAW Engineering ProtEx (UK) Limited Schlumberger Subsea Surveillance Solutions Sonomatic Ltd SubSea Consultants International Tracerco Viper Subsea Ltd Well Ops UK P12 P13 P16 P18 P18 P22 P23 P29 P36 P38 P39 P39 P40 P41 P44 P45

Cables and Protection Equipment and Services
Balmoral Offshore Engineering Caparo Dynamics CTC Marine Projects Limited Engineering Technology Applications Ltd. (ETA) Integrated Subsea Services Ltd J+S Ltd JCE Energy Modus Limited NSW Technology Ltd Oglaend System UK PDM Neptec Ltd ProtEx (UK) Limited Subsea Supplies TE Connectivity Webster & Horsfall P14 P16 P18 P20 P25 P27 P27 P30 P32 P33 P35 P36 P40 P41 P44

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Coating Systems
Advanced Insulation Systems AJT Engineering Ltd Bodycote Darron SBO Diamond Hard Surfaces Ltd Exova Forum Energy Technologies Hertel UK Ltd IHWT Radyne International Paint Ltd ITW ROCOL Lone Star LWD Precision Engineering Ltd Sandwell UK Ltd Teer Coatings Limited (Miba Coatings Group) Webster & Horsfall P12 P12 P15 P18 P19 P21 P22 P23 P24 P26 P26 P29 P38 P41 P44

Acteon Group Ltd Aubin Ltd Bartec-Vodec Ltd. Buchan Technical Services Limited Bureau Veritas CSL Cutting Underwater Technologies EPC Offshore Equalizer International Ltd Hertel UK Ltd Hydro-Dynamics Ltd Jee Ltd NCA Norse Cutting & Abandonment Ltd Oil States MCS Limited Online Electronics PDL Solutions (Europe) Limited Proserv Offshore P12 P17 P18 P19 P21 P21 P23 P24 P26 P26 P29 P34 P38 P39 Resys Engineering Services Ltd SEAL-TITE UK LLC SubSea Consultants International Subsea Deployment Systems Ltd. Webtool Subsea Well Ops UK P12 P14 P14 P16 P16 P17 P18 P20 P20 P23 P24 P27 P31 P33 P34 P34 P36 P37 P39 P40 P40 P44 P45

Corrosion Management, Monitoring, Control

AC-CESS Co UK Ltd Cranfield University Deepwater EU Ltd. Diamond Hard Surfaces Ltd Exova Flexitallic Ltd Hertel UK Ltd HOUGHTON PLC International Paint Ltd IODS Pipe Clad Ltd. MACAW Engineering Osiris Marine Services Ltd Sandwell UK Ltd Sonomatic Ltd

Cryogenic Equipment and Services



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Design and Conceptual Study Services
Cognity CSL Edgen Murray Europe Limited Engineering Technology Applications Ltd. (ETA) EPC Offshore Forth Steel Ltd Fugro Subsea Services Ltd GL Noble Denton Intermodal Innovation Jee Ltd Koso Kent Introl Limited NCA Norse Cutting & Abandonment Ltd OMB Offshore Applications Limited PDL Solutions (Europe) Limited PDM Neptec Ltd Penspen Ltd Peritus International Petrofocus Ltd Prospect Sparrows Baricon SubSea Consultants International Wood Group Kenny P17 P17 P19 P20 P20 P22 P22 P23 P26 P27 P28 P31 P33 P34 P35 P35 P35 P35 P36 P40 P40 P45

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Inspectahire Instrument.Co. Ltd Integrated Subsea Services Ltd Modus Limited NSW Technology Ltd Oceanscan Ltd Osiris Marine Services Ltd RBG Limited Resys Engineering Services Ltd Specialist Subsea Services Speciality Welds Ltd Subsea 7 SubSea Consultants International Subsea Supplies TE Connectivity Unique System (UK) Ltd Well Ops UK WFS Energy & Environment P25 P25 P30 P32 P32 P34 P37 P37 P40 P40 P40 P40 P40 P41 P43 P45 P45

Drilling & Well Intervention

Cognity Exceed (XCD Limited) Hillfoot Multimetals Independent Forgings and Alloys Ltd NCA Norse Cutting & Abandonment Ltd P17 P20 P24 P25 P31 P31 P32 P35 P35 P39 P41 P42 P44 P45 P45

Diving/ROV/Submersible Services
AC-CESS Co UK Ltd ALL OCEANS Engineering Ltd Arthur Smith (Grimsby) Ltd Bowtech Products Ltd CCOMM Coastline Surveys Ltd CTC Marine Projects Limited Divex DOF Subsea UK Equalizer International Ltd Fugro Subsea Services Ltd Hydro-Dynamics Ltd P12 P13 P14 P16 P16 P17 P18 P19 P19 P20 P22 P24

Newburgh Engineering Niche Products Ltd Petrofocus Ltd Precision Polymer Engineering Ltd SEAL-TITE UK LLC Titanium Engineers Ltd. Transvac Systems Limited Webster & Horsfall Well Ops UK Wood Group Kenny

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Education & Training
AMEC Training & Development Services Bartec-Vodec Ltd. Cranfield University Exceed (XCD Limited) Invensys Systems (UK) Ltd. Jee Ltd Marketec Mercuri Urval RPS Solutions Speciality Welds Ltd Systech International P13 P14 P17 P20 P26 P27 P29 P30 P38 P39 P40 P41

Emergency Planning and Response

Briggs Marine & Environmental Services McMurdo Ltd RPS Solutions P16 P29 P38 P39

Equipment Rental Services

ACE Winches Buchan Technical Services Limited Equalizer International Ltd Forum Energy Technologies Griffon Hoverwork Ltd Inspectahire Instrument.Co. Ltd Kongsberg Maritime Ltd Measurement Devices Ltd P12 P16 P20 P22 P23 P25 P27 P30 P30 P30 P32 P40 P42 P42 P43

Electrical Connection/Distribution Equipment

Caparo Dynamics Cordell Group Limited Expro Connectors and Measurements J+S Ltd JCE Energy NSW Technology Ltd Oglaend System UK PDM Neptec Ltd Subsea Supplies TE Connectivity Viper Subsea Ltd P16 P17 P21 P27 P27 P32 P33 P35 P40 P41 P44

Modus Limited Mooring Systems Ltd Oceanscan Ltd Sparrows Baricon Tritech Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions (UK) Ltd Unique System (UK) Ltd


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Fabrication & Machining
ACE Winches AJT Engineering Ltd Allied International UK Ltd Arc Energy Resouces Ltd Beauford Engineers Limited Beck Prosper Limited Bendalls Engineering Bodycote Cordell Group Limited Darron SBO Doncasters Group Limited Edgen Murray Europe Limited Forth Steel Ltd Hertel UK Ltd IHC Engineering Business Ltd Intermodal Innovation International Piping Products L&N (Scotland) Ltd. Linvic Engineering Ltd Lone Star LWD Precision Engineering Ltd Maher Ltd MLT Group Limited Neville Roe Industries Ltd. Newburgh Engineering Nylacast Ltd Oldham Engineering Ltd QA Weld Tech Ltd Quadrant EPP UK Ltd Responsive Engineering Group Rolled Alloys Sandwell UK Ltd Tachart Ltd t/a Bolt & Nut Manufacturing Titanium Engineers Ltd. Transvac Systems Limited Universal Engineering Group Vector International UK Ltd Vulcan SFM P12 P12 P13 P14 P14 P15 P15 P15 P17 P18 P19 P19 P22 P23 P24 P26 P26 P28 P28 P29 P29 P30 P31 P31 P32 P33 P36 P37 P37 P37 P38 P41 P41 P42 P43 P44 P44

Failure & Forensic Investigation

Exova MACAW Engineering PDL Solutions (Europe) Limited Sandwell UK Ltd P21 P29 P34 P38

Flow Assurance Equipment and Services

Advanced Insulation Systems Aubin Ltd Beck Prosper Limited Flowmaster Limited GL Noble Denton International Paint Ltd Master Flo Valve UK Ltd Pacson Limited Penspen Ltd Peritus International Prospect Schlumberger Subsea Surveillance Score Subsea and Wellhead Limited Tracerco Weir Valves & Controls UK Wood Group Kenny P12 P14 P15 P22 P23 P26 P29 P34 P35 P35 P36 P38 P38 P41 P44 P45

Geohazard and Site Investigation
Applied Acoustic Engineering Ltd Coastline Surveys Ltd RPS UTEC Survey Construction Services Ltd. P14 P17 P38 P43

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Geophysical / Geotechnical Services
Applied Acoustic Engineering Ltd Arthur Smith (Grimsby) Ltd Coastline Surveys Ltd CodaOctopus Products Ltd NCS Survey UTEC Survey Construction Services Ltd. P14 P14 P17 P17 P31 P43

Inspection, Repair and Maintenance

AC-CESS Co UK Ltd AJT Engineering Ltd Arthur Smith (Grimsby) Ltd Bodycote Briggs Marine & Environmental Services Bureau Veritas CSL DOF Subsea UK flexlife Flowmaster Limited Fugro Subsea Services Ltd P12 P13 P15 P16 P20 P22 P24 P24 P31 P35 P36 P36 P37 P38 P39 P40 P42 P42 P43 P44 P44 Hertel UK Ltd Hydro-Dynamics Ltd Innospection Ltd Inspectahire Instrument.Co. Ltd Integrated Subsea Services Ltd ITW ROCOL JCE Energy Kongsberg Maritime Ltd Koso Kent Introl Limited L&N (Scotland) Ltd. LHR Marine Ltd Lone Star LWD Precision Engineering Ltd Modus Limited Newburgh Engineering Oceanscan Ltd Oil States MCS Limited Osiris Marine Services Ltd Precision Polymer Engineering Ltd Proserv Offshore QA Weld Tech Ltd RBG Limited P12 P12 P14 P15 P16 P16 P17 P19 P22 P22 P22 P23 P24 P25 P25 P25 P26 P27 P27 P28 P28 P28 P29 P30 P31 P32 P33 P34 P35 P36 P36 P37

Hydraulic Equipment & Services
ACE Winches ALL OCEANS Engineering Ltd Beck Prosper Limited Caparo Dynamics Equalizer International Ltd Flowmaster Limited HOUGHTON PLC Hydrasun Limited Neville Roe Industries Ltd. Precision Polymer Engineering Ltd Pressure Tech Ltd ProtEx (UK) Limited Resys Engineering Services Ltd Sandvik Materials Technology SEAL-TITE UK LLC Sparrows Baricon Tritech Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions (UK) Ltd TYCO FLOW CONTROL Viper Subsea Ltd Webtool Subsea


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Inspection, Repair and Maintenance continued
Responsive Engineering Group RSL NDT Ltd Score Subsea and Wellhead Limited SEAL-TITE UK LLC Sonomatic Ltd Sparrows Baricon Specialist Subsea Services Subsea 7 Tracerco Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions (UK) Ltd UTEC Survey Construction Services Ltd. Welaptega Marine UK Ltd. WFS Energy & Environment P37 P38 P38 P39 P39 P40 P40 P40 P41 P42 P43 P45 P45

Integrity Management & Monitoring

Bowtech Products Ltd Briggs Marine & Environmental Services DAI Energy Deepwater EU Ltd. Exceed (XCD Limited) flexlife Hima-Sella Ltd Inspectahire Instrument.Co. Ltd Jee Ltd MACAW Engineering Marketec SEAL-TITE UK LLC Solutions Sonomatic Ltd Welaptega Marine UK Ltd. P14 P14 P16 P16 P18 P18 P19 P22 P22 P23 P24 P24 P26 P27 P33 P35 P36 P37 P37 P40 P40 P42 Wellstream International Ltd Wood Group Kenny Zenith Oilfield Technology Ltd. P16 P16 P18 P18 P20 P22 P24 P25 P27 P29 P29 P39 P39 P39 P45 P45 P45 P45

Installation & Commissioning

Aubin Ltd Bartec-Vodec Ltd. Briggs Marine & Environmental Services CCOMM CTC Marine Projects Limited DELMAR NORTH SEA LTD DOF Subsea UK Flowmaster Limited Fugro Subsea Services Ltd GPS PE Pipe Systems Hima-Sella Ltd IHC Engineering Business Ltd Invensys Systems (UK) Ltd. JCE Energy Oil States MCS Limited Pipe Coil Technology Ltd ProtEx (UK) Limited Resys Engineering Services Ltd RiserTec Limited Subsea 7 Subsea Deployment Systems Ltd. Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions (UK) Ltd

Marine/Subsea handling & Mechanical Connection Systems
ALL OCEANS Engineering Ltd Balltec Ltd. Beauford Engineers Limited bigHead Bonding Fasteners DELMAR NORTH SEA LTD Doncasters Group Limited Engineering Technology Applications Ltd. (ETA) EW FUEL MANAGEMENT LTD First Subsea Ltd GPS PE Pipe Systems Hillfoot Multimetals IHC Engineering Business Ltd Intermodal Innovation P13 P14 P14 P15 P18 P19 P20 P20 P21 P23 P24 P24 P26

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IODS Pipe Clad Ltd. Oldham Engineering Ltd OMB Offshore Applications Limited SMD Limited Universal Engineering Group Vector International UK Ltd Vulcan SFM P26 P33 P33 P39 P43 P44 P44

Mooring/ Buoy Systems

ACE Winches Acteon Group Ltd Arthur Smith (Grimsby) Ltd Balltec Ltd. Balmoral Offshore Engineering DELMAR NORTH SEA LTD Doncasters Group Limited First Subsea Ltd LHR Marine Ltd Mooring Systems Ltd P17 Nortek UK Nylacast Ltd Offspring International Ltd OMB Offshore Applications Limited Penspen Ltd RiserTec Limited Vulcan SFM Webster & Horsfall Welaptega Marine UK Ltd. P12 P12 P14 P14 P14 P18 P19 P21 P28 P30 P32 P32 P32 P33 P35 P37 P44 P44 P45

Maritime Security
CodaOctopus Products Ltd

Measurement/Metrology/NDT Equipment and Services

Inspectahire Instrument.Co. Ltd National Physical Laboratory Oceanscan Ltd RSL NDT Ltd Speciality Welds Ltd Unique System (UK) Ltd UTEC Survey Construction Services Ltd. Welaptega Marine UK Ltd. P25 P30 P32 P38 P40 P43 P43 P45

Naval Architecture
Caparo Dynamics DELMAR NORTH SEA LTD Engineering Technology Applications Ltd. (ETA) Forth Steel Ltd GL Noble Denton Prospect P16 P18 P20 P22 P23 P36

Medical / Emergency Response Equipment and Services


Navigation Equipment and Services

Caparo Dynamics McMurdo Ltd NCS Survey Specialist Subsea Services Tritech P16 P29 P31 P40 P42


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Pipeline Rigid/Flexible Design, Inspection & Testing Services
Bowtech Products Ltd Cranfield University DOF Subsea UK Exova flexlife Innospection Ltd Jee Ltd Nylacast Ltd Online Electronics Penspen Ltd Peritus International Prospect RiserTec Limited Schlumberger Subsea Surveillance Sonomatic Ltd Wellstream International Ltd Wood Group Kenny P16 P17 P19 P21 P22 P25 P27 P32 P34 P35 P35 P36 P37 P38 P39 P45 P45

Positioning Services
Coastline Surveys Ltd GPS PE Pipe Systems Integrated Subsea Services Ltd Kongsberg Maritime Ltd McMurdo Ltd Measurement Devices Ltd Nautronix NCS Survey Specialist Subsea Services UTEC Survey Construction Services Ltd. P17 P23 P25 P27 P29 P30 P31 P31 P40 P43

Project Management Services

Briggs Marine & Environmental Services Cordell Group Limited CSL DAI Energy Edgen Murray Europe Limited Energy Alloys UK Ltd Engineering Technology Applications Ltd. (ETA) P16 P17 P17 P18 P19 P20 P20 P20 P20 P22 P23 P24 P26 P31 P35 P36 P36 P38 P38 P40 P40 P41 P45

Pipelines Rigid / Flexible Supply

Allied International UK Ltd Dunlop Oil & Marine Ltd Edgen Murray Europe Limited Equalizer International Ltd EW FUEL MANAGEMENT LTD GPS PE Pipe Systems Hydrasun Limited International Piping Products Nylacast Ltd Sandvik Materials Technology Wellstream International Ltd P13 P19 P19 P20 P20 P23 P24 P26 P32 P38 P45

EPC Offshore Exceed (XCD Limited) flexlife GL Noble Denton Hydro-Dynamics Ltd Invensys Systems (UK) Ltd. NCA Norse Cutting & Abandonment Ltd Peritus International Prospect QA Weld Tech Ltd RPS Score Subsea and Wellhead Limited Subsea 7 SubSea Consultants International Systech International Well Ops UK

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Quality, Health, Safety and Environment
AMEC Training & Development Services Bartec-Vodec Ltd. Bureau Veritas Cranfield University EPC Offshore Exceed (XCD Limited) GE Oil & Gas Marketec National Physical Laboratory RPS Solutions P13 P14 P16 P17 P20 P20 P23 P29 P30 P38 P39

Subsea Control & Monitoring Equipment and Services
Advanced Insulation Systems Aker Subsea Limited Beauford Engineers Limited BEL Valves Ltd Bureau Veritas CCOMM DAI Energy Expro Connectors and Measurements Flowmaster Limited Framo Engineering GE Oil & Gas Hillfoot Multimetals Hima-Sella Ltd P12 P12 P14 P15 P16 P16 P18 P21 P22 P22 P23 P24 P24 P24 P27 P27 P28 P31 P31 P32 P33 P34 P38 P38 P41 P44 P44 P45 P45

Remotely Operated Vehicles
AC-CESS Co UK Ltd ALL OCEANS Engineering Ltd Bowtech Products Ltd CCOMM CTC Marine Projects Limited DOF Subsea UK Forum Energy Technologies Fugro Subsea Services Ltd Hillfoot Multimetals HOUGHTON PLC Hydro-Dynamics Ltd Integrated Subsea Services Ltd Modus Limited NSW Technology Ltd Oceanscan Ltd Osiris Marine Services Ltd Quadrant EPP UK Ltd RBG Limited SMD Limited Specialist Subsea Services Subsea Supplies P12 P13 P16 P16 P18 P19 P22 P22 P24 P24 P24 P25 P30 P32 P32 P34 P37 P37 P39 P40 P40

HOUGHTON PLC J+S Ltd JCE Energy L&N (Scotland) Ltd. Nautronix Newburgh Engineering Niche Products Ltd Oliver Valvetek Limited Pacson Limited Sandvik Materials Technology Schlumberger Subsea Surveillance Tracerco Viper Subsea Ltd Weir Valves & Controls UK WFS Energy & Environment Zenith Oilfield Technology Ltd.


A Guide to UK Subsea Capability

Subsea Companies Key Services

Subsea Companies Key Services S
Subsea Handling Equipment and Services
ACE Winches ALL OCEANS Engineering Ltd Arthur Smith (Grimsby) Ltd Balltec Ltd. DELMAR NORTH SEA LTD Divex Doncasters Group Limited EW FUEL MANAGEMENT LTD Forum Energy Technologies Framo Engineering Hillfoot Multimetals IHC Engineering Business Ltd Koso Kent Introl Limited Marketec Oldham Engineering Ltd Pacson Limited Pipe Coil Technology Ltd RBG Limited Sparrows Baricon Universal Engineering Group Webtool Subsea P12 P13 P14 P14 P18 P19 P19 P20 P22 P22 P24 P24 P28 P29 P33 P34 P35 P37 P40 P43 P44

Subsea Instrumentation and Sensors

Aker Subsea Limited BEL Valves Ltd CodaOctopus Products Ltd Divex Expro Connectors and Measurements GE Oil & Gas Hydrasun Limited Invensys Systems (UK) Ltd. J+S Ltd K Controls Ltd Kongsberg Maritime Ltd Litre Meter Limited Niche Products Ltd Nortek UK Oliver Valvetek Limited Online Electronics Pressure Tech Ltd Subsea Supplies Tracerco Tritech WFS Energy & Environment Zenith Oilfield Technology Ltd. P12 P15 P17 P19 P21 P23 P24 P26 P27 P27 P27 P28 P32 P32 P33 P34 P36 P40 P41 P42 P45 P45

Subsea Mechanical Connection Systems

Balltec Ltd. bigHead Bonding Fasteners Cognity EW FUEL MANAGEMENT LTD First Subsea Ltd IHC Engineering Business Ltd IODS Pipe Clad Ltd. Oil States MCS Limited PDL Solutions (Europe) Limited PDM Neptec Ltd Universal Engineering Group Vector International UK Ltd Viper Subsea Ltd P14 P15 P17 P20 P21 P24 P26 P33 P34 P35 P43 P44 P44

A Guide to UK Subsea Capability


Subsea Companies Key Services

Subsea Production Systems
Aker Subsea Limited Beck Prosper Limited BEL Valves Ltd Forth Steel Ltd Framo Engineering GE Oil & Gas Infield Systems Limited IODS Pipe Clad Ltd. Koso Kent Introl Limited Linvic Engineering Ltd Marketec Master Flo Valve UK Ltd Newburgh Engineering Niche Products Ltd Oliver Valvetek Limited OMB Offshore Applications Limited Peritus International QA Weld Tech Ltd Sandvik Materials Technology Schlumberger Subsea Surveillance Score Subsea and Wellhead Limited TE Connectivity Transvac Systems Limited Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions (UK) Ltd TYCO FLOW CONTROL Universal Engineering Group Zenith Oilfield Technology Ltd. P12 P15 P15 P22 P22 P23 P25 P26 P28 P28 P29 P29 P31 P32 P33 P33 P35 P36 P38 P38 P38 P41 P42 P42 P43 P43 P45

Test Facilities
AJT Engineering Ltd Applied Acoustic Engineering Ltd Cordell Group Limited Exova Expro Connectors and Measurements Koso Kent Introl Limited L&N (Scotland) Ltd. MACAW Engineering National Physical Laboratory Score Subsea and Wellhead Limited Transvac Systems Limited P12 P14 P17 P21 P21 P28 P28 P29 P30 P38 P42

Thermal Insulation
Advanced Insulation Systems Aubin Ltd Balmoral Offshore Engineering International Paint Ltd Saint-Goabin Isover P12 P14 P14 P26 P38

Thrusters & Propulsion Systems

Doncasters Group Limited Forum Energy Technologies Quadrant EPP UK Ltd SMD Limited P19 P22 P37 P39


A Guide to UK Subsea Capability

Subsea Companies Key Services

Subsea Companies Key Services U
Umbilical/Riser Equipment and Services
Acteon Group Ltd Advanced Insulation Systems Aker Subsea Limited Beauford Engineers Limited Beck Prosper Limited Bowtech Products Ltd Edgen Murray Europe Limited Expro Connectors and Measurements First Subsea Ltd HOUGHTON PLC Hydrasun Limited J+S Ltd Linvic Engineering Ltd Niche Products Ltd NSW Technology Ltd Nylacast Ltd Oliver Valvetek Limited Online Electronics PDL Solutions (Europe) Limited Penspen Ltd Pipe Coil Technology Ltd RiserTec Limited Rolled Alloys Sandvik Materials Technology Subsea 7 TE Connectivity Vulcan SFM P12 P12 P12 P14 P15 P16 P19 P21 P21 P24 P24 P27 P28 P32 P32 P32 P33 P34 P34 P35 P35 P37 P37 P38 P40 P41 P44

Underwater Cutting equipment and Services

Acteon Group Ltd Divex Independent Forgings and Alloys Ltd NCA Norse Cutting & Abandonment Ltd Oil States MCS Limited Osiris Marine Services Ltd Proserv Offshore RBG Limited Speciality Welds Ltd Webtool Subsea P12 P19 P25 P31 P33 P34 P36 P37 P40 P44

Welding Products, Equipment and Services
AJT Engineering Ltd Allied International UK Ltd Arc Energy Resouces Ltd Beauford Engineers Limited Bodycote Cordell Group Limited Cranfield University Darron SBO Forth Steel Ltd Independent Forgings and Alloys Ltd International Piping Products L&N (Scotland) Ltd. QA Weld Tech Ltd Responsive Engineering Group Rolled Alloys Speciality Welds Ltd Unique System (UK) Ltd VBC GROUP LTD Webster & Horsfall P12 P13 P14 P14 P15 P17 P17 P18 P22 P25 P26 P28 P36 P37 P37 P40 P43 P44 P44


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