North Sea Oil

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.

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Thu 8 Aug 2013 03:32 GMT

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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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