Viewing posts tagged oil
6 years, 11 months ago
Cartoon satirizing the spin about North Sea oil revenues being bad for an independent Scotland
7 years ago
Westminster has wasted 40 years of Scotland's oil. Don't let them waste 40 more.
7 years, 10 months ago
North Sea Oil Platform
Shortly before the first General Election in 1974, Ted Heath's Conservative Government commissioned a report to re-assess Scottish Independence against the background of recent North Sea oil discoveries and EEC membership. The paper, now known under its author's name, Gavin McCrone, then economic advisor to the Scottish Office, was considered so incendiary that it was classified secret immediately.
7 years, 11 months ago
To-day, I was stuck behind a dark-blue Fiesta at the traffic lights when I noticed that someone had written "Scots oil - where is it?" in big letters on the rather dusty hatch.