Energetica is a base
for cutting edge
research and technology.

Research and Development

Cutting-edge research dedicated to solving some of the biggest energy-related challenges facing the world today and tomorrow.

R&D and Technology Centres of Excellence close to the business base:

National Subsea Research Institute (NSRI): a partnership between Subsea UK and academia.

Ocean Lab: a subsea research facility and world leaders in autonomous systems (part of the University of Aberdeen).

Energy Technology Partnership: University of Aberdeen.

Scottish Offshore Materials Centre (SOMC)

Energy Research Group (Robert Gordon University): working to resolve technology and operational challenges of the energy business.

Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF): has launched 171 new collaborative and revolutionary oilfield technology projects.
Major international companies with world leading research facilities include:

Shell Exploration and Production: a centre of excellence in upstream technology and diving.

Total Exploration & Production: a centre of excellence in geosciences.

Expro: a centre of excellence in design engineering.

ChevTex: subsea engineering research and development.

Fugro: includes two major divisions of survey techniques and subsea technology.

Aker Solutions: manufacturing facility for intelligent control systems and valves with deepwater expertise.

Vetco International: subsea control systems and valves.

Halliburton and Schlumberger: operate major research centres in Aberdeen.