‘Serious injuries’ after Texas tornado hits gas rig

A tornado which hit northwestern Texas yesterday has damaged a gas drilling rig and reportedly led to serious injuries. The National Weather Service confirmed the tornado hit at 5.20pm local time and warned people to take shelter. According to local media, three people were taken to hospital, with two of those reported to be in critical condition. The tornado […]

Cost of closing UK oil and gas rigs rises “billions”

It could cost billions more to properly close down oil and gas rigs around the UK coast than previously estimated. Latest estimates from trade body Oil & Gas UK peg the price of decommissioning rigs between 2014 and 2023 at £14.6 billion. That’s far more than it totted up last year and the oil group said £3 […]