Thistle field grows 1,000 jobs
Nearly 1,000 oil and gas jobs are to be created under plans announced yesterday for a £169million investment in the North Sea.
Offshore firm EnQuest is extending the life of the Thistle field, 275 miles north-east of Aberdeen.
The move comes after the company became one of the first operators to win new brown-field tax allowances, which were introduced by the Treasury following last year’s Budget to help stimulate North Sea investment.
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