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Oil & Gas

West of Shetland – a new frontier with new jobs


Since announcing the £4.5billion investment to develop the second phase of the giant Clair field (Clair Ridge) West of Shetland (WoS) there has been much talk and debate about the long-term prospects of the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). Is this project typical? What does it mean for the UK economy? What does it mean for Shetland, and, what does it mean for jobs and employment in the North Sea as a whole?