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14 December 2017 15:06 (South Africa)

Judge who ruled in favour of deepwater drilling has interests in oil industry

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Judge Martin Feldman, who ruled on Tuesday that the moratorium on deepwater drilling was unjustified, has shares in Transocean, the company that owns the oil rig that exploded off the Gulf of Mexico. The White House is set to appeal his decision, owing to the conflict of interests.  Read more: The Guardian

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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