So, just as we suspected, the SNP have been caught out lying about fracking. It turns out that all their concern and the temporary ban on fracking, is political. The already got their report that they commissioned, that says fracking CAN be done safely.
But as soon as Scottish Labour say they’ll ban it, so do the SNP. Why you might ask? Votes, thats why. They know full well that they’ll haemorrhage voters if they show the same open support in public as they do in private. Read on . . . .
SNP fabricated reasons for fracking ban, says expert
Professor Paul Younger, who sat on a Scottish Government panel examining fracking, said ministers “completely feigned” the health and environmental reasons they used to justify the ban.
Continue reading “SNP Caught Lying On Fracking”
The SNP based their financial projections and Scotland’s economic future on $113 per barrel for oil. This was quite clear on their white paper.
The world will never again see the price of oil at $100 per barrel, according to one of Saudi Arabia’s biggest investors. Continue reading “Prince Alwaleed: Oil will never see $100 again”
Nicola Sturgeon was asked once again to rule out fracking in Scotland on one of her Facebook Q & A sessions.
Once again, she refused to.
A vote for the SNP is a vote for fracking in Scotland.
Some 50 years ago, Njord, the mythological Norsk god of wealth, smiled on the hardworking fishermen and lumberjacks, and presented Norway with the gift of oil. In financial terms, this was a handsome gift indeed, currently translated into a natural bounty worth $740 billion. Continue reading “Norway’s shame: How a nation squandered its oil riches”
This is a very well written article. It well worth spending some time and reading it in full. It shows what would have happened had we already been indy, and what could very easily happen if we ever went indy. At least as part of the UK, we can absorb losses in tax revenue from the oil and gas sector. iScotland couldn’t.
” In the run up to the Scottish Independence Referendum last autumn, we at the Scotland Institute produced a significant amount of research showing that the SNP White Paper for Independence simply did not add up on the prospects of an independent Scottish economy. Today, when oil prices stand below $50 / barrel, our scepticism has been fully vindicated. Continue reading “An Independent Scotland would have needed an IMF bailout in its first year”
For weeks now, we’ve had nats claiming oil is only a bonus. Not so it seems. Salmond has confirmed yet again that oil would underpin the economy of iScotland.
Another article from SNP? Hell No
So…the oil isn’t “just a bonus” then, Mr Salmond? Continue reading “Oil is just a bonus (or is it?)”
An independent Scotland would look very different in a $60 oil world. Is the ‘carbon bubble’ about to burst, asks Peter Jones Continue reading “Analysis Of The Oil Price Crash”