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Tees Valley has one of the UK’s greatest concentrations of businesses operating in the offshore, oil and gas, subsea, decommissioning and offshore wind sectors, with around 3,500 companies involved directly or indirectly in the industry. We are a key contributor to the national economy and have significantly contributed to the oil platforms and heavy engineering for the North Sea.


Tees Valley has many expert fabrication companies in the offshore sector. It is also home to one of the UK’s largest clusters of subsea, cabling and trenching companies, plus excellent offshore fabrication facilities and port sites.


Major subsea service providers are based in Tees Valley, which they chose for its prime geographic location and support services. This has created a hub of expertise operating globally in the renewables, oil and gas and telecommunications sectors.


Tees Valley has many advantages to offer the offshore decommissioning sector. With substantial available quayside and water depths ranging from nine to 11 metres, the region offers a ready-made solution to the offshore industry.


Offshore wind presents a wide range of exciting opportunities in Tees Valley and is an area with real potential for growth in the region. There is already a supply chain of more than 400 companies and we have been awarded UK Government Core status as a Centre for Offshore Renewable Engineering.

To find out more about Offshore opportunities in Tees Valley you can download the brochure by clicking on the image below: