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Title The sea of lost opportunity : North Sea oil and gas, British Industry and the Offshore Supplies Office.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2011.


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Description 1 online resource (306 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Handbook of petroleum exploration and production ; 7
Handbook of petroleum exploration and production ; 7.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-292) and index.
Summary This book reviews the condition of the British economy and the status of offshore technology immediately prior to the arrival of the oil and gas industry in the North Sea. It examines the immediate and long-term reactions to this large new industry of both the private sector and of government, including the formation, functions and operations of the Offshore Supplies Office (OSO). The "The Full and Fair Opportunity" policy for British firms and the role of' "UK content" and the sponsorship of R & D through license awards are considered. Relations with the USA, Norway and other European countries
Contents Front Cover; The Sea of Lost Opportunity: North Sea Oil and Gas, British Industry and the Offshore Supplies Office; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Tables; List of Charts; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; Preface; Chapter 1: In Europe's Sick Bay; Chapter 2: The Genesis of the North Sea Oil and Gas Industry; Chapter 3: Motivations and Constraints; Chapter 4: Before OSO: Offshore Supplies 1963-1972; Chapter 5: OSO's Formative Years 1973-1980; Chapter 6: OSO's Long March into History 1981-1993; Chapter 7: Assessing OSO; Chapter 8: Case Studies and Expert Testimony.
Note Print version record.
Subject Offshore gas industry -- Great Britain.
Offshore oil industry -- Great Britain.
Gaz naturel offshore -- Industrie -- Grande-Bretagne.
Pétrole offshore -- Industrie -- Grande-Bretagne.
Offshore gas industry. (OCoLC)fst01044305
Offshore oil industry. (OCoLC)fst01044337
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Added Author Smith, Norman J.
Other Form: Print version: Sea of Lost Opportunity. Elsevier Science Ltd 2011 9780444536457 (OCoLC)704379353
ISBN 9780444536464 (electronic bk.)
0444536469 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000047794944
CHDSB 005985698
DEBBG BV039829567
DEBBG BV042306745
DEBSZ 367770148
DEBSZ 482464100
NZ1 15189765

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