Aberdeen, Scotland

One of the Oil Capitals of the World

Aberdeen is often, together with Stavanger, referred to as the oil and gas capital of Europe because it is the center of most of the oil sector in the UK sector and the oil industry is the backbone of the local economy. A number of Norwegian companies in the oil industry are represented in the City.

Aberdeen is a town and municipality in the United Kingdom, on the north east coast of Scotland, between the rivers Dee and Don. The Scottish town has 236,914 inhabitants in 2017 and is the regional center of Grampian.

Aberdeen, Scotland, Oil and Gas Capitol
Aberdeen, Scotland, Oil and Gas Capitol

Port of Aberdeen

The port of Aberdeen has heavy traffic of supply vessels serving the oil industry in the North Sea. The airport is the center of a significant portion of helicopter traffic to and from the UK sector, and is one of the largest helicopter airports in the world.

The port has long been important for Britain’s fishing. Today, it is also characterized by the city’s role in petroleum activities on the British shelf. In the foreground one of Scotland’s countless golf courses. Golf is considered Scotland’s national sport and has been played for hundreds of years.

The History of The Granite City

Aberdeen is often referred to as The Granite City, “the granite city”, because a large part of the city is built of granite. It is also known as the “city of roses” because of all the parks and gardens where hundreds of thousands of roses grow.

Aberdeen was granted city privileges in 1179. It is the university there, founded in 1495. Other central institutions are art and industry museums, and St. Machar’s Cathedral (1366–1530). Aberdeen is the seat of the Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops. Aberdeen is a city of friendship with Stavanger.

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Top 5 Aberdeen Companies

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  • ROVOTICS
    Rovotics is based in the United Arab Emirates , Rovotics was formed in 2011 when a group of experienced ROV technical experts felt the market was lacking advanced systems that harnessed the latest technology, provided optimum reliability and effective after sales support. Rovotics specialise in creating cutting edge, highly dependable ROVs and components including Junction ...
  • FUGRO Survey Ltd
    FUGRO Survey Ltd in short: Operates a fleet of six vessels permanently equipped with survey spreads, including geophysical/hydrographic vesselsThe Fugro group of companies is an international consulting company that provides measurements and interpretations of data related to the earth’s surface and the soils and rocks beneath. On the basis of this data, the Company provides ...
  • Airpac Bukom Oilfield Services
    Airpac Bukom Oilfield Services in short: are a market leading air compression rental companyAirpac Bukom Oilfield Services rents out specialist equipment to the worldwide oil and gas industries. Our extensive fleet of offshore Zone II and Rigsafe air compressors, the largest in the world, is complemented by a range of steam generators (steam boilers), gas ...
  • Hunting Cromar Ltd
    Hunting Cromar Ltd in short: Develops well service equipment for completion, well intervention, slickline, production logging, coil tubing and fishing operations.control panels and skids, wellhead crossovers, wireline tool strings, specialised downhole tools, perforating equipment. Visit our web site for vacancies, jobs and Hunting Cromar Ltd careers! We are located in Aberdeen, UK, Europe(North) www.cromar.com Hunting Cromar Ltd Products Hunting Cromar ...
  • Andrew Palmer & Associates
    Andrew Palmer & Associates in short: continues to provide the specialist consultancy services to our clientsThe Penspen Offshore Business Stream was formed from the ‘Andrew Palmer and Associates Limited’ business acquired by Penspen Limited in January 2000. In recognition of the strength of the ‘Andrew Palmer and Associates’ brand in the subsea and offshore ...

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