North Sea Oil and Scotland's Economic Prospects

1st Edition

T. M. Lewis, I. H. McNicoll

Routledge
November 1, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 154 Pages
ISBN 9781138307506 - CAT# Y367473
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Energy Economics

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Summary

This book, originally published in 1978 concentrates on the structure and growth of the North Sea oil industry in Scotland. Drawing on relevant areas of economic theory, it examines the structure of the offshore Scottish oil industry, the employment generated by the industry, technological change created by oil and its impact on rural areas of the Highlands. For each subject discussed future developments are discussed which remain as pertinent today as when the book was first published, particularly given the issues surrounding Scotland's economic in relation to possible Scottish independence.

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