Does the Offshore Oil Industry in Scotland have a Future?
Article from: OGEL 5 (2003), in Roundup of Articles
Scotland has the potential to leverage its current and future expertise in managing an increasingly complex oil and gas industry into industrial leadership (following Houston). There are already now some entrepreneurial strengths, in particular in Aberdeen, although they are not complemented - as in Houston - by professional, financial and organisational competencies. One can argue at length over the reason for such insularity, but in my view it is primarily the asymmetry of governance of the UK-Scottish oil industry which has prevented a petroleum industry cluster as powerful ...