Scotland’s energy plans welcomed by Dräger


Phil Saxton, General Manager of Dräger Marine and Offshore, said that in light of the low oil prices, he fully supports the idea of a task force working with Aberdeen businesses.

Chaired by Scottish Enterprise Chief Executive Lena Wilson, the task force will report to the Scottish Energy Advisory Board and focus on supporting jobs across the energy sector, with initial emphasis on oil and gas.

Saxton said, “The energy industry is crucial to the Scottish economy. I’m hopeful that the new Scottish Government task force will work to help maintain posts across the oil and gas industry and mitigate the impact of redundancies. I’m keen to see how this develops.” 

He added that he is particularly interested in finding out about the longevity of the First Minister’s plans.

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