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Thursday 01 May 2008
Descendants of John D Rockefeller, America's first and biggest oil industry magnate, say that ExxonMobil, a company spawned from his 19th-century monopoly Standard Oil, faces becoming obsolete if it does not step up the search for alternative fuels.
Wednesday 23 April 2008
Royal Dutch Shell Plc said on Wednesday it is to cut 180 jobs in Aberdeen and review practices regarding contractors, as it sells oilfields in the North Sea.
Thursday 03 April 2008
It's easy to forget as we bullet down the information super-highway, but 67 per cent of British people still get "most" or "all" of their news from the old-fangled flashing box in the corner of the living room. (And kitchen, and bedroom, and kids' bedrooms, and... hey! Put down the remote and listen to me.) But something sad is happening on that box. Politics – the democratic debate that determines our fate – is slowly, steadily disappearing, or being rendered ever-more useless. Where the top-ranking politics shows used to be, there is now a message: We're sorry if your picture has been disrupted. Normal service will not resume, ever.
Monday 03 March 2008
The first international conference designed to question the scientific consensus on climate change is being sponsored by a right-wing American think-tank which receives money from the oil industry.
Thursday 28 February 2008
Just after midnight, almost 20 years ago, an unqualified crewman was at the helm of the Exxon Valdez super-tanker when it ran on to a reef sending 11 million gallons of crude oil spilling into the Prince William Sound.
Sunday 03 February 2008
BP chief executive Tony Hayward is this week expected to put the problems of a self-confessed "dreadful" 2007 behind him when he unveils the green shoots of recovery at the struggling oil major.
Saturday 02 February 2008
Exxon Mobil, the world's largest oil company, yesterday unveiled the biggest ever annual profit from a quoted corporation, breaking through the $40bn (£20bn) barrier for the first time.
Friday 02 June 2006
Television show Stars In Their Eyes is reportedly facing the axe after 16 years on British screens.
Wednesday 17 May 2006
Half a century or so ago there was a summer in Spain when two great matadors, Antonio Ordonez and Luis Dominguin, fought mano a mano, hand to hand, with a simple, thrilling imperative. It was to prove who was better, who had the more sublime talent and the hardest competitive nerve.
Tuesday 18 April 2006
Sunday 20 March 2005
Thursday 10 March 2005
Sunday 27 February 2005
Sunday 20 February 2005
Wednesday 09 February 2005
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
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Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
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