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Daily Archives: November 19, 2010

Viking error

Viking error

Well, now it's been confirmed: Viking Energy made an error in their carbon payback calculations, as revealed by Dr Birnie at the Windfarm Supporters Group meeting, by assuming that almost all of the Viking windfarm site, and all of the habitat management plan area, were covered in bare peat.(mo... Read more...

Political stability?

Political stability?

I may well have missed this particular point in some earlier correspondence. However, I was just wondering where the Viking Energy windfarm project would sit "politically", if some, or even all, of the councillors who currently openly and avidly support the project (now even writing to their constit... Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 19.11.10

Editorial: The Old Rock 19.11.10

19/11/2010, by in News

The scale of reduction in revenue support to the SIC from the Scottish government was less than feared. However, the task ahead for Alistair Buchan and his officials and councillors in dealing with what are testing times financially – given that year-on-year increases are normal – remains daunti... Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

19/11/2010, by in Features

25 Years AgoThere was another gas leak at Sullom Voe Terminal on Tuesday evening. It is understood production from the Ninian oil system had to be reduced and quantities of gas flared off when engineers overhauling a suspect pipe found it was leaking from a defective weld.The pipe takes gas ... Read more...