The Unresourceful British

February 1975
National Review;2/28/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p205
The article reflects on the lagging production of Great Britain's oil exploration in the North sea fields. Britain had discovered vast new sources of energy as seagoing rigs sank their bits through the wild waters off the northern coast of Scotland. The difficulties in finding and developing might have made oil exploration in the North Sea unproductive at $3 a barrel. The ways that the British government to tap the profits of the North Sea are discussed.


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