BP: Scottish Advisory Board

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Peter Morrison the Minister in the Department of Energy noted the existence of the Advisory board in 1990:

British Petroleum is pressing ahead with the development of a number of major fields, including Miller and Amethyst, and has made detailed proposals for the development of Bruce. In Scotland, Glasgow has now been established as the head office for BP's upstream business throughout the whole of Europe. This year alone, BP Exploration will be spending approximately £1 billion, more than half its worldwide spending, on activities run mainly out of Scotland. The numbers employed by BP Exploration in Glasgow and Aberdeen have risen significantly, mainly as a result of the enhancement of Glasgow's role. In addition, the expansion of Kinneil is expected to generate an extra 2,500 jobs and the Bruce project 500 jobs--all of them in Scotland. BP's commitment to Scotland has been underlined by its establishment of a Scottish advisory board chaired by the chairman of the BP group.[1]


Sir Campbell Fraser[2]


1990-1996: John Arbuthnott, 16th Viscount of Arbuthnott[3] |


In 1998 the Scottish Advisory Board of BP was as follows:

Post 1998

Susan Rice[6] | Alf Young, journalist [7]