Portishead firm wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Viper Subsea staff celebrate. PHOTO:PAUL GILLIS

Viper Subsea staff celebrate. PHOTO:PAUL GILLIS - Credit: Paul Gillis Paulgillisphoto.com

A Portishead business has won an award for its innovative work.

Viper Subsea, which has bases in Martingale Way and Aberdeen, picked up a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation on April 21.

Managing director Neil Douglas is honoured it has won praise for V-LIFE which adds to the life of offshore fields.

He said: “V-LIFE represents British innovation at its finest.

“It has been developed to specifically address a problem which affects many offshore oil and gas fields and its success is testament to its effectiveness.

“The Queen’s Award is one which all staff here at Viper Subsea share. I couldn’t be more proud of our collective effort.”