Aberdeen is Scotland's 3rd largest city with a population of 220 000. Aberdeen's nicknames include the Granite City, the Grey city and the Silver City. During the mid-18th to mid-20th centuries, Aberdeen's buildings incorporated locally quarried grey granite, which can sparkle like silver due to their high mica contents. The city has a long, sandy coastline.
The city boasts ancient granite buildings and has wonderful museums and art galleries. The shopping opportunities are good and there is a wide variety of restaurants and a lively nightlife.
Shell has 2 locations in Aberdeen; The Shell office at Tullos and Shell Woodbank, functioning as conference center, sports and recreational club. Outpost Aberdeen is located at Shell Woodbank.