"The Oil Fund" (Oljefondet) Norwegian TV Comedy SeriesTrailer for Oljefondet (2018-)
This is a humorous drama TV show centered around the Norwegian Pension Fund, affectionately called Oljefondet. The fund was created to invest the enormous amount of tax revenue from the Norwegian oil and gas industry.
2014 - Why every Norwegian's a millionaireEvery Norwegian has become a millionaire, at least on paper. The country's sovereign wealth fund is now at the equivalent of USD 800 billion thanks largely to the country's oil wealth.
2010 - Norwegian Oil Fund vs Westminster IdiocyBBC Newsnight (2010). In 1990 Norway - a hydrocarbon-rich, small, independent European country - decided to start saving the proceeds from oil revenue in a sovereign wealth fund. Today that fund owns 1% of all shares on all global stock markets, and is worth $512 BILLION, forecast to rise to $765 BILLION by 2014. Meanwhile, Westminster spent our oil and gas revenues on Trident, war crimes, PFI payments, crooked bankers, plus the usual corruption, and now debates how much to slash and burn public spending.
The Stolen Seas - How England Stole 7 Oil Fields from Scotland in 1999Craig Murray - In 1999, the UK establishment secretly reclassified 6,000 square miles of Scottish sea as English waters. Craig Murray, the former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan, revealed this theft on his website back in 2012. The main stream media has given little exposure to this important issue. In this short video, Mr Murray explains the history of the theft, why it was done and what may be done in the future to rectify the situation.
McCrone Report - Scotland's Hidden Oil WealthIn 1974 the Tory government under Edward Heath commissioned a report by Treasury department civil servant Gavin McCrone, asking him to look into the economic viability of an independent Scotland. His findings were incendiary, and after Heath left office the McCrone Report was classified as secret by the incoming Labour government under Callaghan.
The look on Kenny's face soon turned from sunny to thunderous as he reported levels of widespread poverty in Scotland.
Kenny said: "I had no idea that the poverty outlook in Scotland was so bleak. Although, it was unprofessional of me to have behaved in such a way, I think I reacted as any normal human being would -- with shock and disgust.'
The 40 Year Fleecing of Scotland's oil wealthThe immensity of Scotland's oil wealth has been hidden from its people by successive Westminster Tory and Labour governments for the last 40 years. Scotland's oil wealth was used to build up London and the south-east whilst Scotland was neglected.
England can't survive without Scottish Oil2017 - Bloomberg Business News - Jim Rogers, a world-renown investment manager and commentator. Co-founder of Quantum Fund, which manages 14 Billion US dollars in assets. Topic of discussion was the future fall of Pound Sterling to .80 of the US dollar.
John Jappy on Scotland's Oil and the Government Cover-UpJohn Jappy, retired civil servant formerly involved in UK budget preparation, examines how the truth about Scotland's finances has been hidden since the sixties, and how the Scots have been unfairly portrayed as subsidy junkies.
"A leading Professor of Economics, Andrew Hughes Hallett, has sensationally confirmed that Scotland has been subsidising the UK treasury in London for years and that the Calman Commission recommendations are unworkable and potentially damaging."
The report, commissioned by Oil and Gas People, the world’s largest oil and has industry jobs board, with support from North Sea oil and gas industry experts, conclude that untapped oil and gas in the West Coast will last for at least 100 years, with a whole value of more than £1 trillion.
Documentary: Nationalism, Devolution, and Oil. 1 hour - Audio Scottish Gaelic with English Subtitles.
YOU MUST SEE! This documentary explains the story of how successive Labour and Conservative governments up until the 1970s worked behind the scenes to discredit the Home Rule movement and the SNP - as revealed through once secret papers now available from official archives.
2008 Documentary: Truth, Lies, Oil and Scotland...1 hour
Truth Lies Oil and Scotland on how Westminster has kept the wealth of the North Sea Oil hidden from Scotland.
BBC Scotland Investigates: 2008 documentary examining the links between Scotland's modern history and oil. A report by BBC Scotland News business reporter Hayley Millar.
Documentary: Norway - Our Twin Nation1 hour - Tells the story of Scotland’s twin nation and the lessons we can learn. We have the same population, share the oil, gas and fishing resources of the North Sea and have similar geography. Norway has withdrawn from a Union with first Denmark and then Sweden and has invested its oil wealth wisely while Margaret Thatcher squandered ours.
CBC Canada - Norway's Lasting Oil Wealth2015 CBC (Canadian Public Broadcasting) - Norway has become rich by banking its oil wealth, an approach that was abandoned in Alberta (Canada). What Canada can learn from Norway.