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Fracking 'could damage Scotland's whisky industry'

Fracking 'could damage Scotland's whisky industry'

Potential fracking activity in Scotland could damage the whisky industry, which supports more than 10,500 Scottish jobs, according to campaigners.

4:19pm Wednesday 26 April 2017

Iain Macwhirter: For Scotland, Brexit is turning into Project Fear on steroids

Iain Macwhirter: For Scotland, Brexit is turning into Project Fear on steroids

UNIONISTS used to say that Scotland dodged a bullet by voting No to independence in 2014 just as the oil price collapse got underway in earnest. Unfortunately, the Brexit bullet has hit Scotland in the vitals. The Scottish economy shrank in the last…

8:23am Sunday 9 April 2017

Iain Macwhirter: For Scotland, Brexit is turning into Project Fear on steroids

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UNIONISTS used to say that Scotland dodged a bullet by voting No to independence in 2014 just as the oil price collapse got underway in earnest. Unfortunately, the Brexit bullet has hit Scotland in the vitals. The Scottish economy shrank in the last…

12:08am Sunday 9 April 2017

BP to sell North Sea Forties Pipeline to Ineos in £199 million deal

BP to sell North Sea Forties Pipeline to Ineos in £199 million deal

Energy giant Ineos has struck a deal to acquire the Forties Pipeline System in the North Sea from BP for 250 million US dollars (£199 million).

8:43am Monday 3 April 2017

The State of the Nation The truth about fracking in Scotland

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Frack is a harsh, ugly word, with unpleasant connotations. If public arguments were won or lost on single words, the fracking industry would be on a hiding to nothing. Fracked, as it were.

12:11am Sunday 19 February 2017

Fracking could boost petrochemical industry, say SNP ministers

The Ineos plant at Grangemouth

FRACKING could provide “important benefits” for the petrochemical sector, SNP ministers said yesterday as they launched a public consultation on the controversial gas technology.

12:07am Wednesday 1 February 2017

Scottish Government seeks views on fracking

Scottish Government seeks views on fracking

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on the use of fracking in Scotland.

3:11pm Tuesday 31 January 2017

£450m fracking plan under attack

GRANGEMOUTH, SCOTLAND - OCTOBER 23:  A general night-time view of Grangemouth chemical plant on October 23, 2013 in Grangemouth, Scotland. Management from Ineos informed the workforce that the Grangemouth plant is to be closed following an ongoing dispute

A £450 MILLION plan by Ineos to develop the Grangemouth petrochemical complex for fracking is facing fierce opposition from hundreds of residents and campaigners.

12:12am Sunday 12 March 2017

Letters: Central belt Nimbyists should not be allowed to forestall fracking

SIGN OF DEFIANCE: There is much opposition to onshore fracking.

WELL done to the panel of independent experts commissioned by the Scottish Government on producing Talking Fracking, an excellent examination of the pros and cons of fracking. Anyone wishing to express an informed opinion for the Government…

12:07am Thursday 9 March 2017

Scottish Enterprise has given over £16.6m to fracking firm since 2009

GRANGEMOUTH, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 1:  BP's Huge oil refinery complex continues it's 24 hour production of petroleum and gas, November 1, 2004 at Grangemouth in central Scotland.  Continuing instability in the Middle East is propping the price of cr

A MULTI-NATIONAL company behind plans to bring fracking to Scotland has been awarded over £16 million by the country’s jobs quango in the last eight years.

12:10am Sunday 19 February 2017
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