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Tag: Oil

Alex Salmond repeats calls for fuel duty regulator

The First Minister has repeated his call for the Tory-LibDem coalition to use some of the £1 billion of extra revenues the UK Treasury...

North Sea in line for new boom

  The North Sea could be in line for a new boom according to research conducted by Aberdeen University. With oil prices currently...

Swinney welcomes Scottish-Chinese partnership

Finance Secretary John Swinney has welcomed a deal which will enhance the long term profitability of the Grangemouth oil refinery and secure more than...

SNP move fuel prices to top of Holyrood election agenda

The SNP have cranked up the election campaign gears by launching a savage attack on the Westminster coalition, accusing the Tories and LibDems of reneging on...

Fresh Calls for Scottish Oil Fund after Secret Papers expose UK...

The lengths the former UK Labour government went to in order to hide Scotland's oil wealth from Scots voters in the 70's and 80's...

West of Shetland Activities Lead to $100m Contract for Subsea 7

ECONOMY...Global company Subsea 7 has won a $100 million maintenance and inspection contract from oil giant BP. The company which employs 1200 people at...

Where was I?

SPEAKERS CORNER...  Kenneth Roy At the beginning of the week, a strange question on the telephone from the distinguished historian and member of...

BBC Scotland – Devil’s advocate or just plain Devil?

There’s an old joke about two drinking companions, one has a wooden leg and the other a humph on his back.  One night, after...

Oil recovery could lead to a North Sea oil bonanza worth...

Oil recovery using carbon dioxide could lead to a North Sea oil bonanza worth £150 billion ($ 240 billion) - but only if the...

Norwegian Oil Fund Surpasses $500 Billion

by Alex Porter The central bank of Norway announced today that it's oil fund, also known as Pension Fund Global, now stands at $513...