“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.”
The Independent, 12th November 2010
“Three former oil industry workers who became the first British business executives to be jailed for price-fixing had their sentences reduced today.”
The Times, 14th November 2008
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
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