‘The free market is crucial to tackling climate change, not green protectionism’

A new report claims free markets are essential to tackling climate change, as they enable free-flowing information and an increase in green technology and foreign investment in the UK’s low carbon economy

‘UK could become net exporter of electricity by 2040s’

A new report suggests this is a likely scenario regardless of what trade agreements are brokered post-Brexit

Indian government urges states to curb thermal imports

India’s Coal Minister Prahlad Joshi stated ‘India houses the fourth largest resources in the world yet thermal coals were being imported and should be stopped’

EU calls on US to ease LNG export rules

It comes as the EU has seen a continued increase in imports of LNG from the US, rising by 181% over the last six months

UK energy
UK ‘must invest in clean domestic energy rather than imports’

That’s the verdict from GMB Union, which says relying on other nations for power is a risk to energy security

US ‘to export more energy than it imports by 2020’

It is forecast to happen as increases in crude oil and natural gas production outpace growth in US energy consumption

China starts importing gas from Myanmar

China switched on a new 793km-long pipeline to bring in natural gas from Myanmar yesterday, reports claim. The pipeline starts at Kyaukpyu on Myanmar’s western coast and connects China’s Yunnan province in the southwest and is expected to transfer 12 billion cubic metres of natural gas every year. A parallel 771-km pipeline that will carry […]

US becomes net exporter of oil and gas

The US exported more oil and other fuel products than it imported in 2011 for the first time since 1949. This was according to a recent report from the US Department of Energy, which has revealed how much America has ramped up production of petroleum over the last few years. Shipments abroad of petroleum products […]