2H is an independent, highly skilled engineering team with the knowledge, drive and creativity to solve complex challenges and deliver commercially feasible solutions.

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2H Offshore delivers leading-edge advanced systems engineering for all types of offshore structures in the oil and gas and renewable energy sectors. We are our client’s most trusted, independent partner; combining an unrivalled domain knowledge with leading edge technology to solve their most challenging engineering projects.

Our primary goal is to identify the optimal engineering solution for our clients. We independently evaluate, assess and simulate multiple scenarios to put forward the most effective, commercially beneficial option. Considering the design to delivery of the system and its ongoing integrity.

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2H at a glance

30 years in the offshore energy business and we consider ourselves experts in our field. We have mastered marine structure dynamics, worked with all types of offshore systems and components, and gained comprehensive experience in every aspect of an offshore installation.




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Expert solvers

We are a team of highly skilled engineers from a variety of disciplines with a proven track record in solving the most challenging problems; applying unparalleled domain expertise, top notch analytical skills and a practical understanding of hardware and installation to design inventive solutions for energy infrastructure.

This has seen us enhance operations in late life oil and gas, transfer our expertise to create efficiencies in fixed and floating wind, and pioneer leading edge initiatives to support decarbonisation.

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Energy Transition

Technology innovation is what drives us. Finding new commercially viable solutions to industry challenges is something we have been doing for decades. With the real threat of climate change, we are playing our part by using this expertise to develop technologies to help secure a sustainable energy future.

2H initiatives to support the energy transition

Globally connected

We like to get to know our clients and that often means being close to the action. As our business has expanded into new regions, so have we, and we now have teams in many of the major offshore energy hubs around the world.

Our offices are set up to enable seamless operation across all locations. This means we can offer clients access to all of our talent and experience globally, a resource pool of over 200 engineers. This allows us to build the optimal project team with the right mix of local and technical expertise for the job, no matter where they are located.

A grey world map with white markers for 2H office locations Locations on the map are Aberdeen, London, Paris, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, Perth, Melbourne, Houston, Rio de Janeiro


T: +44 1224 452380

2H Offshore Engineering Ltd
Tern Place House, Tern Place,
Bridge of Don
Aberdeen, AB23 8JX, UK

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T: +86 10 64165160

2H Offshore Beijing Representative Office
Unit 802, Air China Plaza, No. 36 Xiaoyun Road
Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100027, China

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T: +1 281 258 2000

2H Offshore Inc.
15990 North Barkers Landing, Suite 200
Houston, TX 77079

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Kuala Lumpur

T: +60 3 2726 0500

2H Offshore Engineering SDN BHD
Suite 31-1, 31st Floor
Wisma UOA II 21 Jalan Pinang
50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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London (Head Office)

T: +44 1483 774900

2H Offshore Engineering Ltd
43 Church Street West
Woking, Surrey
GU21 6HT

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T: +61 3 9070 9679

2H Offshore Engineering Pty. Ltd.
West Podium, Mezzanine 2
525 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia

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2H Offshore Paris Office
T: +33 974 188 355

2H Offshore Engineering Ltd.
1-7, Cours Valmy
Le Belvédère - Bureau 727
Puteaux 92800

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T: +61 8 9222 5000

2H Offshore Engineering Pty. Ltd.
Level 8, 1008 Hay Street
Perth, 6000, Australia
Mailing Address: PO Box 7322, Cloisters Square PO, WA 6850, Australia

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Rio de Janeiro

T: +55 21 2391 3786

2H Offshore Projetos Ltda.
Manhattan Tower, Avenida Rio Branco, 89, Suite 1102
Rio de Janeiro, 20040 004, Brasi

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T: +1 805 658 5600

2H Offshore California Inc
394 E Main St
Suite 203
Ventura, CA 93001, USA

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At the heart of everything we do is the belief that we should operate in such a way that we can provide a sustainable, safe and great place to work while delivering services and products to our clients which exceed their expectations. We strive to be “best in class” and our ability to deliver on this is driven by all aspects of QHSE – it is a cornerstone of our business.

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Our journey

2H was named after its two founders Hugh Howells and Steve Hatton back in 1993 when they established the company in the UK. What started as a two-man business in a spare bedroom is now one of the largest specialist engineering companies in the energy business. Take a look at some of the key projects and milestones that have shaped our growth through the years.

Our Milestones

Independent integrity division, Clarus Subsea Integrity

Established in January 2015, Clarus Subsea Integrity operates independently as the integrity management division of 2H.

Clarus specialises in subsea integrity engineering and digitalisation services, offering custom integrity solutions for a variety of in-water systems including hull and moorings, risers, flowlines and pipelines, subsea structures and control systems, and fixed and floating wind systems.

In collaboration with 2H, Clarus implements continuous improvement of IM programs by leveraging mutual experience and expertise from design to operations to support asset lifecycle management for our clients.

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Owned by Acteon, a marine energy & infrastructure services group

2H is owned by Acteon Group Operations (UK) Limited and operates independently, providing clients with unbiased, technology-led advanced systems engineering.

Acteon supports the offshore renewable energy, nearshore construction and oil and gas industries by delivering commercial and environmental benefits and helping to enable the energy transition. The project efficiencies they offer, combined with the approach to minimising environmental impact, have helped Acteon build a global reputation as a valued partner for installing, maintaining and removing marine infrastructure across project life cycles.

Acteon specialises in data collection and survey techniques ahead of construction, the installation of key foundation and anchoring technologies, the monitoring and management of assets and the decommissioning of assets.

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Work with us

We’re on a mission to conceive and deliver the offshore technology of tomorrow. To do that, we need the brightest engineering minds. Future-thinking problem-solvers who can help us come up with new ideas for real-life industry challenges.

We realise that when you shine, we shine. So we are committed to supporting our peoples’ growth and development and do whatever we can to help them excel. Not only that, but we think we’re a pretty fun place to work too!

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