10billion tax grab

Oil & Gas

Unpicking the UK’s oil tax regime

After the outcry over the UK Government's 2011 Budget £10billion tax grab, North Sea oil producers have been given a string of allowances to make their investments more viable. Aberdeen University's professor of petroleum economics, Alex Kemp, unpicks the latest tax changes and argues that the debate over future additional allowances will continue

Oil & Gas

Pumping value from North Sea

Things could have turned out very different for James Edens. Instead of running the North Sea and Africa operations of Canadian Natural Resources (CNR) he could quite easily have continued his work in heart research, started at university.