Posted on 11 December 2013 by Vicky Ellis
Neil Young is staging four charity concerts next year to raise money for a Native Canadian community’s anti-tar sands law suit.
Funds from the Canadian singer-songwriter’s January gigs will go towards the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation's legal challenge to Shell.
The singer... Read More
Posted on 10 December 2013 by Priyanka Shrestha
The oil and gas industry continues to be male-dominated across the globe and struggles to attract women, according to a new study which also hints discrimination still occurs.
That is despite an improvement in career prospects for women in recent years,... Read More
Posted on 09 December 2013 by Tom Grimwood
Senators in Mexico are edging closer to a deal to open the county’s doors to foreign oil companies, according to reports.
The bill would allow foreign firms to partner with the state owned oil company Pemex. It’s hoped the change will... Read More
Posted on 29 November 2013 by Tom Grimwood
The energy sector will be a key part of the independence debate in Scotland and cannot be ignored.
That's according to EY partner Colin Pearson an expert in the Oil and Gas industry and part of the team behind the Grasping... Read More
Posted on 29 November 2013 by Priyanka Shrestha
The Government has awarded a “record number” of licences to independent UK companies for oil and gas exploration, bringing the total in the latest round to 219.
DECC issued an extra 52 licences today, which includes 21 smaller new entrants. They... Read More
Posted on 25 November 2013 by Priyanka Shrestha
Brent crude oil prices dropped 2% this morning after Iran agreed to curb its nuclear activities in return for around $7 billion (£4.33bn) in sanctions relief.
Prices fell to $108.8 (£67.4) from $111.05 (£68.7) following the deal, according to energy expert... Read More
Posted on 25 November 2013 by Tom Grimwood
China has launched an investigation into the safety of oil and gas pipelines in the country, after 52 people were killed in an explosion at a pipeline owned by Sinopec in Qingdao.
At least 136 people have also been hospitalised, with... Read More
Posted on 22 November 2013 by Tom Grimwood
Russia needs to attract international investment to its oil and gas sector if it is to maintain production in the long run.
That’s according to research and consulting firm Wood Mackenzie, which said the country needed to switch its focus away... Read More
Posted on 22 November 2013 by Priyanka Shrestha
Oil and gas exports from Scotland were worth more than £30 billion last year, official - but "experimental" - figures.
International sales by the Scottish supply chain have more than doubled from £3.4 billion in 2003 to £8.2 billion in 2011.
The rest... Read More
Posted on 19 November 2013 by Priyanka Shrestha
The US Government is inviting public views on its proposal to slash the amount of renewable fuels which must be blended in the nation’s gas and diesel supply.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed to set ethanol use at 15.21... Read More