BP extracts first oil from platform in Caspian Sea

First oil has been extracted from an offshore platform operated by BP in the Caspian Sea. The West Chirag platform (pictured) is part of the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli (ACG) field – which has produced more than 2.3 billion barrels of oil so far – and the overall Chirag Oil Project (COP). The oil capacity of the new […]

World Ministers talk clean energy

The third Clean Energy Ministerial began here in London this morning. Around 20 Energy ministers from across the world will be in talks for two days discussing the pros and cons of clean technologies such as CCS and solar as well as issues of funding and public backing. Britain’s Ed Davey and his US counterpart […]