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BizDaily: US Arctic Oil: Risky but Necessary?

May 13th, 2015

Episode 240 of 643 episodes

US Arctic Oil: Is Washington's call to allow exploration off Alaska's Coast worthwhile or too risky? A former President of the Shell Oil Company, John Hofmeister, weighs up the issues, as well as a leading UK marine biologist, Dr Simon Boxall, Lecturer in Ocean and Earth Science at the University of Southampton. Also in the programme, we talk to Ramon Vega of Vega Swiss Asset Management. He's the former hard-tackling Tottenham Hotspur, Celtic and Swiss international defender, who's now tackling multi-million dollar budgets in the City of London. From locker-room to boardroom, he explains how he overcame the sceptics and made the transition to high finance.