SPE Off Shore Europe Conference and Exhibition
Bildrättigheter

Nicola Clase with Swedish Club students at the University of Aberdeen
Bildrättigheter

Aberdeen University and SPE Off Shore Europe

It is always nice to be back in Scotland. Yesterday I spent a most productive day in Aberdeen where I had the opportunity to visit Aberdeen University as well as the SPE Off Shore Conference and Exhibition Europe 2015.

The visit started off at Aberdeen University where we had an excellent lunch with Professor Jeremy Kilburn, Vice-Principal and Professor Neva Haites, Vice-Principal for Development. Then followed a number of very interesting presentations ranging from climate change to Scandinavian studies. I was very pleased to have the opportunity to meet with students who study Swedish and was struck by the many nationalities represented. Every student had a fascinating story to tell about why they were studying Swedish. I would be fantastic if some of them ended up in Sweden in the future.

I must say that I was very impressed by the university and I was very pleased to hear about the many links to Sweden. The cooperation with SLU in Umeå had been going on for some ten years and is set to continue.

In the afternoon I visted the SPE Off Shore Europe 2015. This is an oil and gas conference that attracts some 80,000 visitors. This year Business Sweden had set up a Swedish pavilion where nine Swedish companies were represented. The companies specialise in advanced off shore equipment. I had the opportunity to speak with several of the company representatives to learn more about their products. I hope these companies will increase their business toward the oil and gas industry and that they will return to SPE Off Shore Europe in 2017.


0 comments Send comment

Comment on post

To post a comment you need to log in with Facebook:

Read our netiquette

Latest posts

Schweden in Deutschland

Comment
Staffan Carlsson, Foto: CHRISTIAN T JØRGENSEN / EUP BERLIN.COM

Der letzte Blogeintrag

24 July 2015 at 15:22

Das ist mein letzter Blogeintrag. Meine Zeit als Botschafter geht zu Ende und…

Sweden in Greece

Comment
photo: Robin Pettersson

Η Εθνική Εορτή της Σουηδίας 6 Ιουνίου

09 June 2015 at 09:15

 

Το Σάββατο γιορτάστηκε η Εθνική Εορτή της Σουηδίας, 6η Ιουνίου. Εμείς κάναμε…

Sweden in Poland

Comment

“We are here”

28 October 2014 at 18:22

I have just returned from POLIN – the Museum of the History of…

Sweden in Japan

Comment
Lars Vargö

Through the alleys of Stockholm

10 June 2014 at 13:23

Some participants in the haiku competition, and some friends of theirs, have pointed out…