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Oil Shock 2020

The oil price has crashed - for a while some producers were even paying customers to take it away. Will cheaper oil make a difference to our lives? With Lesley Curwen.

The oil price has crashed - for a while some producers were even paying customers to take it away. It's like no oil shock the industry has ever seen before. Lesley Curwen sets out to discover what difference cheap oil will make to our lives. Which jobs are at risk? Will there be a knock-on effect on our household finances - utility bills and pensions for example? And as lockdowns slowly start to ease, could it change how much we rely on oil for good?

Contributors include:

Josephine Cumbo - Financial Times Pensions Correspondent
Keith Barnett - Oil worker
Felicity Hannah - Consumer Affairs journalist
Jonathan White - Business Development Director, Apollo
Dr Valentina Kretzschmar. - Vice President, Wood Mackenzie
Beth Evans - Global Head of News, S&P Global Platts
Michael Tholen - Sustainability Director, OGUK

Presenter: Lesley Curwen
Producer: Beth Sagar-Fenton

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28 minutes

Last on

Sun 24 May 2020 21:30

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  • Sun 24 May 2020 21:30

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