For more than 50 Years Successive Conservative & Labour Governments Have Resorted To Spying & Sabotage To Discredit The Scottish Independence Movement – Read It & Weep

1970: Discovery of Oil & Gas in the North Sea Since oil was struck in the North Sea in 1970, it has fuelled dreams of Scottish independence. British waters were already clearly defined from Norwegian waters, and so was the oil and gas underneath. Scotland had legitimate claim to 90+ per cent of British NorthContinue reading “For more than 50 Years Successive Conservative & Labour Governments Have Resorted To Spying & Sabotage To Discredit The Scottish Independence Movement – Read It & Weep”

The Rollercoaster That Is The Oil Business -Ups And Downs But Always At The Top

2008/2009 was a year of turmoil for finance and oil. The price of oil was extremely volatile and in a rollercoaster year oil prices ranged from $45 to over $146. The year 2014/2015 will reveal a pattern similar to 2008/2009 and the utterings of negative Labour politicians, (such as Jackie Baillie, Dugdale and Murphy) seekingContinue reading “The Rollercoaster That Is The Oil Business -Ups And Downs But Always At The Top”

Scottish Oil Wealth Fund – What Could Have Been

Scottish Oil Wealth Fund – What Could Have Been 17 Sept. 2014. A new economic analysis of a potential Scottish Oil or Sovereign Wealth Fund has found that in 24 years Scotland could earn the same annual revenue from an oil fund as current revenues from North Sea oil and gas tax receipts. The newContinue reading “Scottish Oil Wealth Fund – What Could Have Been”

Scottish West Coast & Atlantic Oil

This is possibly the most comprehensive review of the potential oil and gas reserves yet to be developed. The West of Scotland will be in for major capital works in the next few years meeting the needs of the Oil companies who will be building new rigs for the Atlantic oil. I hope Scot’s inContinue reading “Scottish West Coast & Atlantic Oil”

Grangemouth Refinery Workforce Saved From the Dole by Alex Salmond then kicked in the Teeth by Unite Union in the Independence Referendum

    Ratcliffe Millionaire owner of INEOS     Remember The Grangemouth Refinery Crisis The crisis first came to the attention of the Scottish public through a series of press releases exposing gerrymandering by UNITE, who had packed the local election committee, ensuring election of a UNITE member to the status of official parliamentary candidate,Continue reading “Grangemouth Refinery Workforce Saved From the Dole by Alex Salmond then kicked in the Teeth by Unite Union in the Independence Referendum”

Oil Off The West Coast of Scotland

Oil Off The West Coast of Scotland Waters off the the West Coast of Scotland and deep harbour ports of the Clyde were, (many year’s ago) declared by Westminster to be of immense strategic importance to the MOD and the USA. Following up the MOD announced that the area would provide a permanent base forContinue reading “Oil Off The West Coast of Scotland”

Windfall Tax Scottish Oil

Windfall Tax Scottish Oil Mr Osborne announced a £2 billion windfall tax, to be levied against oil & gas companies operating in the North Sea, (an increase of about 12%). The policy, which placed at risk thousands of jobs and billions of pounds of investment in the North of Scotland, was first brought forward, inContinue reading “Windfall Tax Scottish Oil”

Loadsa Oil In the North Sea & Other Areas

Sir Ian Wood states, (on video) that there are at least 25 Billion Barrels of, North Sea oil recoverable and he was talking about what could be recovered from the existing discovered fields in the North Sea. He was not addressing the potential yield from as yet undiscovered, North Sea Fields and recently confirmed largeContinue reading “Loadsa Oil In the North Sea & Other Areas”

North Sea Oil & Further Expansion

North Sea Oil – The Future is Bright But only if Scotland Votes For Independence A recent report by Sir Ian Wood concluded that North Sea oil can deliver a £200 billion injection into the Scottish economy over the next 20 years. The report – described as “the biggest independent review of the North SeaContinue reading “North Sea Oil & Further Expansion”

The Clair Field Sweet Oil Discovery

Major Oilfield Development It is expected that the third phase of the Clair Oilfield, (to the West of Shetland) will be approved very soon, (but an announcement has been deferred by the government in Westminster until after the referendum) The new investment, extracting upwards of 900 million barrels of oil will run into billions ofContinue reading “The Clair Field Sweet Oil Discovery”