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Tag: Oil

Scottish government expresses concerns over oil spill

by a Newsnet reporter   The Scottish government has expressed its concern regarding the north sea oil spill after Shell revealed that 200 tonnes of oil...

North Sea oil leak ‘under control’

by a Newsnet reporter The oil company Shell said last night that the leak in a North Sea oil pipeline was now under control. ...

Leak discovered in north sea oil well

Oil giant Shell has confirmed that a leak has been discovered in an oil pipeline on one of its platforms in the north sea....

Greenpeace activists scale oil rig headed for Arctic

A team of international volunteers from the environmental group Greenpeace used inflatable speedboats to intercept an oil rig destined to begin drilling in the Arctic,...

Angry Protests at BP’s AGM

Outside the ExCel centre today in east London, angry protests were held by trade unionists and environmentalists as BP held it's first Annual General...

Lib Dems face split after North Sea oil ‘budget backlash’

by G.A.PonsonbyThe decision by the UK coalition government to raid the North Sea oil and gas sector in order to fund key policy commitments...

Anger as tax on North Sea oil sector threatens Scotland’s economy

by G.A.Ponsonby Politicians and oil industry bosses have reacted with fury after the UK coalition government hiked up taxes on the North Sea oil...

Scotland must share her natural resources argues Tory Minister

by G.A.Ponsonby UK Energy Minister Charles Hendry has argued that Scotland must not benefit from her natural resources at the expense of the rest...

UK government has no idea how many Scots remain in Libya

Scottish Secretary of State Michael Moore has admitted that the UK coalition government has no idea exactly how many Scots are still trapped in...

SNP and Plaid to demand fuel duty regulator

The SNP / Plaid Cymru group at Westminster will use their annual allotment of parliamentary time to demand the UK Government introduce a fuel...