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Getting Down to It; 50 Years of Subsea Success in Norway

The Norwegian Continental Shelf’s journey from the very first basic marinized subsea trees to today’s complex and sophisticated subsea processing equipment has been a rapid, at times turbulent, but always remarkable.

Written by Elaine Maslin

There are many engineers who have seen through that journey, from the first exploration wells using Norwegian rigs in the mid-1970s to today. One has now written the history of subsea technology in Norway and this year’s Underwater Technology Conference (UTC) has been chosen for its launch, as the event itself marks its 25th anniversary.

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If you still havent registered for the Underwater Technology Conference in Bergen 11 – 13 June you can register and read the full programme at UTC.


  • Abstracts 1 May, 2019
  • Posters 15 May, 2019

For Students

We are interested in student abstracts for projects at Master or PhD level (including 2018 graduates) in the field of subsea technology.
We are also interested in posters of Bachelor, Master and PhD level projects.

The student presentations will be included in the technical presentations at the conference 13 June, 2019. The posters will be presented in a poster walk where the authors are present and can answer questions about their project.

Featured student benefits:

  • inclusion in the conference programme
  • complimentary conference fee
  • complimentary flight
  • complimentary hotel accommodation for the duration of the conference.
  • a chance to present your work to the decision makers in the subsea industry

Read more at the Student Abstract Portal.


Contact Information

Owe Hagesæther

Chief Executive Officer

Owe Hagesæther


The Underwater Technology Conference (UTC) has a well-known history of presenting highly competent speakers on current and important topics for the subsea industry.

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