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Greenpeace makes legal bid to stop UK offshore drilling – The Independent

“Greenpeace has launched legal action in a bid to stop UK offshore drilling in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon disaster. The environmental group announced today that its lawyers have filed a claim at the Royal Courts of Justice in London.”

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The Independent, 12th November 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Sentences cut for marine hose cartel executives – The Times

“Three former oil industry workers who became the first British business executives to be jailed for price-fixing had their sentences reduced today.”

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The Times, 14th November 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Spencer-Franks v Kellogg Brown and Root Ltd and Another – Times Law Reports

Spencer-Franks v Kellogg Brown and Root Ltd and Another

“A door-closing device which ensured that the door of the control room on an oil rig was closed was ‘work equipment’ within regulation 2 of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (SI 1998 No 2306) and, consequently, a mechanic who was injured while repairing such a device was entitled to bring proceedings under those regulations against his employer and/or the oil rig operator.”

The Times, 3rd July 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.


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