Stability in the tax regime and measures to encourage further exploration are needed to secure the long-term future of the North Sea oil and gas industry, and it appears the politicians may be listening. Peter McCusker reports
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Brian was appointed Editor of The Journal in December 2003, joining from Trinity Mirror's Liverpool base where he was Editorial Development Manager for the company's regional titles. He has also held senior positions at the Daily Record and the Evening Express, Aberdeen, as well as being a former Editor of the Lincolnshire Echo.