Revealed: Scottish ministers’ meetings with fracking firm who ships LNG from US

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Revealed: Scottish ministers’ meetings with fracking firm

https://twitter.com/GheorghiuAndy/status/877635520817283073

Senior Scottish ministers have held private meetings with the fracking firm Ineos and Grangemouth executives from China five times in 13 months, The Ferret can reveal.

Briefings released by the Scottish Government under freedom of information law show that in 2016 the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon met Ineos boss Jim Ratcliffe and Chinese businessmen who are involved in helping to run the Grangemouth refinery.

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Report says ExxonMobil stands to gain $1 trillion under Trump administration

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https://www.oglinks.news/article/2777c7/report-says-exxonmobil-stands-to-gain-trillion-under-trump-administration

WASHINGTON, U.S. – According to a new report by liberal think tank Center for American Progress, titled “How Exxon Won the 2016 Election,” the company stands to gain nearly $1 trillion from the Trump administration’s energy and environment policies.

The report comes just a day ahead of Donald Trump’s secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson’s grilling during a Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday on possible conflict of interest he faces as a result of the oil and gas giant’s extensive global operations.

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Islandmagee nont technical summary

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http://www.islandmageestorage.com/images/stories/PlanningApp/non-technical_summary.pdf

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Islandmagee Storage Limited – gas storage project

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Bye Bye Infrastrata – Press Release Woodburn forest completion of drilling

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RNS Releases
16 June 2016 – Woodburn Forest-1 well – completion of drilling PDF Print E-mail
InfraStrata plc (AIM:INFA), the independent petroleum exploration and gas storage company, announces that drilling has been completed at Woodburn Forest in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

The well was drilled to a depth of 2,000 metres and encountered two conventional sandstone reservoir intervals, the Triassic Sherwood and the Lower Permian Sandstones. Wireline log analysis has calculated porosities of over 20% in the upper parts of both the Sherwood and the Lower Permian Sandstones but both targets were water wet.

The well will now be plugged and abandoned.

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Islandmagee : co- financed by the EU

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IM fundingIf the Islandmagee gas storage project is co-financed by the EU, does that mean that

Infrastrata et al. might have difficulty in continuing with the project? From Infrastrata’s website it looks like they are expecting more EU funding to complete the project. Anyone know? Or any idea where we can find this info out?

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Ineos – shale gas ( liquid gas) from the US to Norway and later to the UK

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https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/mar/23/first-us-shale-gas-europe-ineos-arrives-norway

The first US shale gas sailed into Europe bringing controversy in its wake.

Ineos, the chemical group, said that its own gas carrier arrived in Norway on Wednesday with 27,500 cubic metres of American ethane on board. Shipments to Ineos’s UK refinery at Grangemouth are scheduled to start later this year.
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Islandmagee – Divers to save rare species from Gaelectric’s proposed Islandmagee brine outlet

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17 Feb. 2016

http://www.larnetimes.co.uk/news/larne-news/divers-to-save-rare-species-from-gaelectric-s-proposed-islandmagee-brine-outlet-1-7218330

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