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North Sea Oil

29 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 03 August 2013

In this week’s Global Business, Peter Day reports from Aberdeen in Scotland, which for 40 years has thrived and flourished on North Sea oil and gas. When they started pumping the oil almost four decades ago, most experts expected it to run out by the end of the 1990s. But North Sea energy production is still in business, and Aberdeen has become a global centre of oil engineering.

  • Contributors to this programme

    Malcolm Webb, Chief Executive of Oil and Gas UK


    Alex Kemp, Professor of Petroleum Economics, Aberdeen University


    Tim Bradbury, Deputy General Manager, Enquest


    Trevor Garlick, Regional President for BP North Sea


    Atholl Menzies,  Chief Economist ASET International Oil and Gas Training Academy, Aberdeen


    Chris Bain,  External Relations Director for Aberdeen Harbour


    Sir Ian Wood, Founder and Former Chairman of the John Wood Group


    Bill Morrice, Managing Director Technip UK


    Andrew McCallum, Director External Affairs, Dana Petroleum


    Archie Kennedy, Managing Director,  Nexen UK









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