Press

New Event Successfully Links Scottish and Australian Energy Hubs

Posted by Lesley Eaton

14-Dec-2016

granitepr.co.uk


A brand new business networking event linking key energy hubs in Scotland and Australia has been hailed as a resounding success. 

Aberdeen's Macdonald Norwood Hall Hotel was the venue for the recent inaugural Aberdeen-Perth, WA Gateway which was hosted by Granite PR, managed by Business Plus Scotland, and held in association with the Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition and Conference and The Government of Western Australia. 

The event was chaired by Helen Tulloch of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult oil and gas consortium, and leading an impressive line-up of keynote speakers was John Atkins, Agent General for the Government of Western Australia's European Office.  He was joined by presenters who examined various aspects of doing business in both locations including Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council, Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition and Conference, Bank of Scotland, City of Perth, Emirates and Subsea UK. 

The event drew inspiration from the success of Granite PR's now well established Aberdeen-Houston Gateway and Aberdeen-Norway Gateway, offering a valuable and cost-effective platform for knowledge sharing and networking between two leading energy hubs. 

Commenting on the success the inaugural Aberdeen-Perth, WA Gateway event creator and Granite PR and managing director Brett Jackson said: “By bringing together these two key energy locations in this unique and exciting way, we hope that this event will act as a springboard to further strengthen links, facilitate opportunities and enhance knowledge sharing for those keen to explore or expand.  We are now looking forward to repeating the event in 2017 event.” 

Keynote speaker John Atkins added: “Events such as this are important in enhancing inter-hemisphere appreciation and understanding.  The challenges facing the UK oil industry are similar to those we have experienced in our mining sector, particularly iron ore, so there is great empathy between us too. 

“Current and prospective developments in offshore Western Australia mean there is a need to access knowledge and expertise and much of this will be forthcoming from Europe.  I hope that the Aberdeen-Perth WA Gateway will enhance the strong links between us and highlight the many things we have in common – not least the international view which prevails in businesses in both places.  With that attitude we can do great things together.” 

The Aberdeen-Perth, WA Gateway is supported by Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce, Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council, Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition and Conference, Bank of Scotland, Emirates, Energy Voice, Entier, Macdonald Hotels & Resorts, Press & Journal, Quensh, SDI, Subsea UK, The Government of Western Australia.

For more information about the Aberdeen-Perth, WA Gateway, contact event managers Business Plus Scotland on (01651) 891374 or email events@bpscotland.co.uk



New service from OilVoice
Trip Shepherd is for companies who need to track their staff in areas of risk.
It's free to use, so we invite you to try it.

Visit source site

granitepr.co.uk

AberdeePerth WAbusiness networkingGateway

More items from lesleyeaton


Aberdeen-Norway Gateway - Digital Celebration to Celebrate Links Across North Sea

Extending the digital hand of friendship across the North Sea will be the focus of an annual business event which is due to take place next week. Hosted by Granite PR on September 2 nd and 3 rd , the seventh annual Aberdeen-Norway Gateway will embrace an all-digital format to provide knowledge sh ...

Lesley Eaton


Posted 1 month agoPress

Sulmara Subsea and XOCEAN Collaboration To Expand Geographic Presence

An up-and-coming name in the subsea sector has successfully collaborated with a leading provider of data collection to complete their first joint project in the south Caribbean Sea. Sulmara Subsea recently joined forces with XOCEAN to deliver a seabed survey off the coast of Aruba on behalf of S ...

Lesley Eaton


Posted 2 months agoPress

NorSea UK Wins Work In Excess of £2 Million

A leading provider of integrated logistics solutions has announced that its UK operation has secured work in excess of £2 million since the beginning of the year. NorSea UK is part of the NorSea Group and operates from premises in Aberdeen and Peterhead, providing supply bases and integrated logis ...

Lesley Eaton


Posted 2 months agoPress

Move To Digital Prompts Biggest Ever Interest In Aberdeen-Guyana Gateway

A prominent business event which recently announced a new, all-digital format has generated the largest amount of interest in its history. Following the success of the first ever online Aberdeen-Houston Gateway in March, Aberdeen-based Granite PR recently announced that the third annual Aberdeen-G ...

Lesley Eaton


Posted 2 months agoPress

Centrifuges Un-Limited Eyes Norwegian Growth

An Aberdeen-based service company is on track to grow its headcount to 20 by the end of the year as it presses on with a strategy of growing core business whilst exploring diversification opportunities. At the beginning of this year, Centrifuges Un-Limited was acquired by Linton Investments Limite ...

Lesley Eaton


Posted 3 months agoPress
All posts from lesleyeaton