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What is life like on a North Sea rig?

31 December 2013 Last updated at 09:47 GMT

There are hundreds of offshore energy rigs around the UK's coastline, where thousands of staff work around the clock drilling and extracting oil and gas.

It is tough job, and one that is facing a skills shortage.

Stephanie McGovern travelled to a North Sea rig to find out more about life offshore.

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