At an announcement on the UK's oil and gas strategy in Aberdeen today, Business Secretary Vince Cable is expected to say:
"I want us to consider what barriers are stopping British companies bidding for and winning work in the North Sea.
"This is an expanding industry.
"We can either help create more jobs and opportunities across the UK if we get this right, or see work going overseas if not."
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