In October 2011 the Global Energy Group completed the historic purchase of Nigg yard which has now been rebranded as Nigg Energy Park. Since then the yard has developed quickly, creating a real sense Energy Park.

Since then the yard has developed quickly, creating a real sense of economic progress in the area. Where is this leading however and what can we expect over the coming years in terms of development?

A skills academy, business and employment opportunities and a huge boost for the local economy have all been heralded as key benefits. But past opportunities in North Sea oil fabrication have arrived in the area then faded.

Will this be different? Alastair Kennedy, from the GE group, will be telling us why he thinks the future is bright, not just in the short term but for years to come, providing an insight into future developments at the park.

During this third episode of The Big Picture Live we’ll be asking Alastair about the background to the development, GE Group’s aspirations for the future and critically what will it mean for people and businesses over the coming years.

Regular viewers of our live webcasts will know one of the key benefits of tuning in is that you also have the opportunity to put your questions direct to Alastair via our online viewing page. Whatever your interest, business, jobs, or training opportunities this is your chance to hear and ask more.

All you need to participate in The Big Picture Live is a broadband connection and a PC, Mac or iPad.

Posted by Lesley at 2:11:26 pm on August 29 2012

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