Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s Ineos has posted net profits of £472 million thanks to the soaring price of oil and gas that has left families unable to heat their homes.
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A defining moment in the history of the oil-refining and shipping industries is at hand.
Energy industry logistics firm Peterson SBS says growth in quayside cargo-handling facilities in Aberdeen and Shetland contributed to a 26% rise in turnover during 2011.
London shares recovered from the early blow of shock £1.2billion trading losses at JPMorgan Chase, America's biggest bank, to finish higher today.
FIRST Minister Alex Salmond yesterday stepped up the pressure on Westminster to set up a Scottish oil fund.
THE impact of rising fuel prices was yesterday branded a "massive national outrage" by First Minister Alex Salmond.