Category Archives: Oil revenues

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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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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What happened to the oil revenues?

By George Kerevan There was much fuss regarding a recent story in the pro-independence Sunday Herald. This revealed a confidential government paper from the 1970s by Professor Gavin McCrone, then Chief Economic Advisor at the Scottish Office. This draft green … Continue reading

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