Monthly Archives: January 2015

Oil: a holistic view on our energy future is required

Part 3 of What price a barrel of oil?  looks at consumer advantages of the price fall, the urgent need for fiscal reform for the industry and the place oil and gas production plays in a longer-term transition to marine renewables. By Russell Bruce The … Continue reading

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TV debates: bring on the 52%

By Dorothy Bruce David Cameron, Ed Milliband, Nick Clegg, Nigel Farage — do these guys have anything in common? Of course they have. All are Westminster politicians, unionists, all slightly differing tints of Toryism. Anything else? Well, they’re all male. … Continue reading

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Let me tell you a secret: ALL the oil is running out

WHAT PRICE A BARREL OF OIL – PART 2   By Russell Bruce There is question we are entitled to ask concerning the drop in the oil price – is the fall a rational price movement? We all know economists … Continue reading

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Sheikhs in shakedown mode

What price a barrel of oil? Part 1 By Russell Bruce What price a barrel of oil? – is the thousand-dollar question. One thing we can be sure of is $1000 is not on the cards. For several years, between … Continue reading

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Another Royal cock-up?

By Russell Bruce Possibly quite literally, if a widely-reported motion to a Florida court is found to have any substance. The Florida case, details of which were revealed by the Guardian on Friday and followed up worldwide, includes a motion … Continue reading

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