James Larnder, Managing Director, Aquaterra EnergyJames Larnder, Managing Director
Advanced technologies are increasingly being deployed in the oil and gas industry to improve production. The recent technological upgrades have left the industry more resilient than before. Founded in 2005, Aquaterra Energy has been at the forefront of offshore oil and gas engineering for over a decade. Aquaterra Energy, a digital oil field solution provider, offers a wide range of intelligently engineered solutions to support operators, energy service companies, and rig operators in the offshore energy industry. The company’s focus areas include planet, people, and principles of governance. In 2020, Aquaterra Energy made an incredible impact on how they operate with the planet, people and governance in mind. The organisation specialises in providing equipment and solutions to the global offshore energy industry, helping clients drive efficient and sustainable offshore operations from drilling and field development to decommissioning, carbon capture and storage, and renewable and hydrogen projects.

Norwich-based Aquaterra Energy’s commitment to engineering excellence and their practical experience drives operational efficiency. Through a variety of products and solutions, the company helps the offshore energy ndustry boost efficiencies, save costs, and promote decarbonisation efforts. The company specialises in offshore platforms, riser systems, and analysis tools and products needed, right from the initial days of an offshore operation through asset life extension and decommissioning. They also provide solutions for carbon capture and storage, offshore green hydrogen, and offshore wind
projects. Aquaterra Energy actively supports the energy transition from decommissioning oil and gas assets to reusing existing infrastructure for carbon capture and storage (CCS) and working on offshore renewable projects.

Sea fast offshore platforms and offshore structures are among the company’s major offerings. Sea swift is the company’s flagship minimum-facility offshore platform for rapid returns in shallower waters. Aquaterra Energy’s work in developing innovative solutions for offshore structures has earned the company a place in the top rankings of the world’s offshore oil and gas engineering providers. With unique designs, fabrication and installation solutions, the company works with international oil and gas customers to achieve maximum safety, reduce platform intervention and maintenance costs, deliver efficient installation, and ensure functional reliability.
  • Aquaterra Energy, a digital oil field solution provider, offers a wide range of intelligently engineered solutions to support operators, energy service companies, and rig operators in the offshore energy industry


Some of the world’s biggest brands and leading players rely on the company’s products and services for their offshore needs and also their expertise in understanding the complex engineering needed to make drilling operations, field developments and ensure that the offshore renewable projects work as efficiently as possible. From highly-engineered products to conceptual design, analysis, construction, installation, service and maintenance, Aquaterra Energy’s engineers and analysts create the solutions that customers need while delivering operational improvements, efficiency gains and supporting decarbonisation efforts. Aquaterra Energy is committed to ensuring environmental sustainability and is always looking for methods to enhance their operating impact. Going forward, Aquaterra Energy is focused on reducing their emissions to Net Zero by 2050, or sooner.