Frigg UK collection at the University of Aberdeen contains
over 1,500 individual items, including engineering drawings,
technical manuals, operational records, staff magazines,
photographs, and film and video footage. Oral history
recordings provide a uniquely personal view of how the
arrival of North Sea gas shaped people’s lives.
There are runs of engineering, administrative and publicity
records, showing the development of technology and changes
in corporate policy. As the first international field
to be exploited in Europe, Frigg became the model on
which later collaborative agreements and operations were
records are restricted due to their sensitive commercial
nature or personal data content. Please contact the Archivist for
collection (reference MS 3801) is available to search
at the on-line catalogue of the University’s archives,
alongside other smaller collections relating to the oil
and gas industry. Searching for 3801 in the RefNo field
will return all Frigg UK entries in the catalogue. Alternatively,
you can search by key word.
further help on searching, please see our help pages
documents can be viewed online. These include photographs,
technical records relating to MCP-01, audio-visual clips,
and extracts from Total’s magazines about the Frigg
Field and installation.
can be reached from the catalogue entries. When an image
or a clip is available online, follow the Link to DigiTool
and click on the thumbnail.
can also use the database of digital records at the DigiTool
search page . This allows
you to search by keyword. Searching for ‘MS
3801’ will bring up all the images and clips for