ref date:18 Sep 1997 (ECON)
US companies set to exploit more Scottish oil
Kerr-McGee, a US oil company is to use new technology to exploit reserves off of
Aberdeen using a new semi-submersible rig.
Amoco, another US oil company is also set to invest heavily in more Scottish North
What is really irritating and here London must think the Scots are stupid
, is that London says the oil companies would flee if Scotland became
Lets hope the Scottish parliament encourages more exploration and states very clearly that an
Independent Scotland would not rip off the oil producers as London has done
for 20 years or more.
The Treasury in London should have NO say or claim over this oil or gas.