Let’s use oil rig museum as platform to re-invent Aberdeen

As someone who has previously run for parliament, allow me to attempt a typical politician’s response. Converting a redundant oil platform into a major Aberdeen tourist attraction is a great idea which I support. Or, then again, perhaps not. It’s definitely one of the two. There: that’s my bases covered.


US rig count falls by eight

US energy companies idled eight drilling rigs last week, including seven oil rigs and one natural gas rig, in a delayed reaction to lower energy prices a few weeks ago.