Influence Of The Lobbyists

Influence of the Lobbyists – Bell Pottinger Lord Bell of Bell Pottinger. Bell, Wikipedia In December 2006, Lord Bell successfully lobbied on behalf of the Saudi government to discontinue the UK Serious Fraud Office investigation into alleged bribes in the Al Yamamah arms deal. Lord Bell has also performed public relations work for the authoritarianContinue reading “Influence Of The Lobbyists”

Who Agreed the Border and When-Legal Agreement or Not? A Report Compiled by Craig Murray

Who Agreed the Border and When-Legal Agreement or Not? A Report Compiled by Craig Murray Scotland/England Maritime Boundaries In 1999 Tony Blair, abetted by Donald Dewar, (when parliament was in recess) illegally redrew the existing English/Scottish maritime boundary to annex 6,000 square miles of Scottish waters to England, including the Argyll field and six otherContinue reading “Who Agreed the Border and When-Legal Agreement or Not? A Report Compiled by Craig Murray”

Oh What a Tangled Web the Tory Party Weaves with Vitol

Oh What a Tangled Web the Tory Party Weaves with Vitol Privately held Vitol SA is led by its long-time CEO Ian Taylor, a Scotsman – The company is the World’s Largest Oil Trader and is one of the Tory Party’s largest financial donors, thus ensuring privileged access to David Cameron and other senior ConservativeContinue reading “Oh What a Tangled Web the Tory Party Weaves with Vitol”

Economist delivers damning verdict on Treasury Low oil forecasts

Economist delivers damning verdict on Treasury oil forecasts – 18 Aug 2014 One of Scotland’s most respected economists has delivered a damning verdict on Treasury oil forecasts, arguing tax revenues over the next four years could nearly double those predicted. Professor Sir Donald Mackay described the figures from the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) –Continue reading “Economist delivers damning verdict on Treasury Low oil forecasts”

More Oil Investment

23rd Jul 2014; Chancellor George Osborne announces plans for a “game changer” tax break to boost North Sea oil and gas exploration. Mr Osborne, speaking during a visit to Bibby Offshore Ltd in Westhill, Aberdeenshire, said, “We are announcing the consultation on a really big new tax break which the industry themselves. I think haveContinue reading “More Oil Investment”

1972 – The North Sea Oil is Scotland’s and Benefits from Production should be credited to the Scottish Economy – Edward Heath Prime Minister

    Edward Heath. The North Sea Oil is Scotland’s 1972. The discovery of oil in the North Sea prompted Prime Minister, Edward Heath to initiate a policy review. Downing Street civil servant, Robert Armstrong wrote to members of the Cabinet; “As you know, the point has recently been put to the Prime Minister thatContinue reading “1972 – The North Sea Oil is Scotland’s and Benefits from Production should be credited to the Scottish Economy – Edward Heath Prime Minister”

Romeo Oilfield Discovery

Trapoil and the Romeo Oilfield discovery Trapoil has entered into an agreement with Prostar Capital Limited, a global private equity firm, which will enable Trapoil to participate in the consolidation of the Romeo discovery, a high value asset within the North Sea. Prostar’s management believes that there is considerable value in the North Sea, andContinue reading “Romeo Oilfield Discovery”

Oil & Gas The Rip Off That is Westminster

Oil & Gas The Rip Off That is Westminster A 2014 UK government commissioned report stated there were around 24 billion barrels of oil yet to be recovered from the North Sea. The wholesale value of the reserves was put at $2.4 trillion. The figure quoted encompassed recoverable oil in the North Sea block only.Continue reading “Oil & Gas The Rip Off That is Westminster”

Scottish Oil – Edward Heath – and the Tories that stole it

            1972. The discovery of oil in the North Sea prompted the Prime Minister, Edward Heath to initiate a policy review. Senior, Downing Street civil servant, Robert Armstrong wrote to members of the Cabinet; “As you know, the point has recently been put to the Prime Minister that the benefitsContinue reading “Scottish Oil – Edward Heath – and the Tories that stole it”

North Sea oil: Facts and figures

North Sea oil: Facts and figures Ignore the, “Blether Together” hype. First off residents of an independent Scotland, (without adding in the financial benefits of oil & gas) would enjoy an annual Gross Disposable Income (GDP) comparable with rUK. So both countries would continue to be entirely self sufficient maintaining existing trading policies. Adding inContinue reading “North Sea oil: Facts and figures”