BP appoints former Statoil and BG Group chief as chairman

Helge Lund headed BG Group between 2015 and 2016 when it was taken over by Shell

Bristol City Council drops its own energy company

It will now be supplied by Big Six firm British Gas

CMA: SSE-npower merger could increase energy prices

The competition watchdog is seeking remedies from the companies to prevent a more in-depth investigation on their proposed tie-up

World-leading pact by UK businesses to cut plastic pollution

The signatories are responsible for more than 80% of the plastic packaging on products sold through UK supermarkets

Shell makes final investment decision in Gulf of Mexico development

Vito is said to have an estimated recoverable resource of 300 million barrels of oil equivalent

EU-Egypt ink new energy partnership

They aim to open up investment opportunities and tap into the “immense potential” in solar, wind and gas

ScottishPower’s renewable earnings soar 29% in first quarter

The company’s latest financial reports suggest this was due to favourable wind conditions and increased capacity

EU e-waste ‘being illegally shipped to Nigeria’

The annual volume of total imported e-waste was assessed at around 60,000 metric tonnes in both 2015 and 2016

Energy giants and investors urge close EU-UK ties after Brexit

Brexit Secretary David Davis MP is being urged to develop a “comprehensive Climate and Energy Chapter” covering both trade and non-trade issues

US offers $39m for hydrogen research projects

Anticipated research and development topics include materials and components to reduce cost and station footprint