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BP gives Scottish university £1.25million cash boost for energy research

A university in Scotland’s capital has been awarded £1.25million in funding to help set up a new Centre for Energy Economics Research and Policy by oil major BP. The centre, based at Heriot Watt University, will be involved in providing detailed and statistical analytical support for BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy and its annual Energy Outlook. Academics will help support BP’s economics team to provide and objective snapshot of the global energy market as well as historical data to provide contract and longer-term research on energy economics and markets.