Energy Voice | Subsea 2018: 'Buoyancy' in the air at this year's expo

Subsea Expo 2018 has been hailed as a big success by exhibitors and delegates, with some noting the palpable sense of a North Sea recovery in the air.

As thousands of attendees flocked to see what is new in the UK subsea industry, many described a buoyancy and increased positivity in the air as the three-day event wound down yesterday afternoon.

David Mair, business development director with Ashtead Technology, said: The expo has been really well attended this year and weve had a number of inquiries. The industry certainly feels like its moving forward. Theres a muted optimism around and people get the sense that the market is improving, or at least a sense of it coming down the line.

Exhibitors said people were more open to doing business at this years event and noted a definite pick-up in inquiries.

Peterhead Energy Hub co-ordinator Christine Adam said: The expo this year has definitely been a big improvement on last year. There has been a much more targeted....

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