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April 2010

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Oil and gas: Every last drop

More investment and tax incentives are needed for the oil and gas industry to maximise the potential of the North Sea, writes Jeremy Cresswell, but with deal flow picking up, 2010 may be a positive year of transition

Oil and gas: Here comes the sun

Bob Ruddiman argues that the future looks bright for the oil and gas sector, as long as Government and the public can wake up to the industry’s concerns

Oil and gas: Forever blowing bubbles

Was it speculation rather than economic fundamentals that caused the boom and bust in the oil price in 2008 and 2009? According to Daniel O’Sullivan, the statistics make a convincing case for that argument

Oil and gas round table: Back to black

Despite recent challenges, the oil and gas industry in Scotland faces an optimistic future. That was the view of the panel at CA Magazine’s latest round table

Interview: Oliver Tant

For KPMG’s Oliver Tant, audit is a ‘fascinating place to be’, particularly given that he started heading the function at the firm when the economic crisis started to bite

Credit due

The credit crunch has dragged banks and the small business lobby into a war of words over lending. Robert Outram asks who’s right?

Bonds for all

Private investors are now being offered a direct route to corporate bonds

Plenty more fish

Community Development Finance Institutions are helping to plug the gap left by banks for ventures that benefit disadvantaged areas. And one start up has found the commercial opportunity a godsend

Global dream is still alive

New proposals herald greater transparency in International Financial Reporting Standards and should help to pave the way towards achieving convergence in reporting worldwide
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