UN Chief: ‘Climate change drives terrorism’

In a debate with the Security Council, António Guterres warned that climate issues in developing countries are fuelling terrorism

Masdar to develop five solar energy projects in Iraq

Iraq is looking to increase the percentage of renewables in its total power production capacity to between 10GW to 12GW by the end of this decade

Energy services firm ordered to pay £77m as a result of bribery convictions

Petrofac pleaded guilty to seven separate counts of failing to prevent bribery between 2011 and 2017

‘Net zero will leave the Middle East 75% poorer’

A new report argues that oil-producing countries must be helped in the clean energy transition or risk becoming heavily poverty-stricken and a barrier to global net zero ambitions

Which are the top 5 oil-producing countries in the world?

This week, the ELN top 5 series looks at the five largest oil producers in the world

Masdar to build 2GW of solar PV in Iraq

Iraq, which is currently the second-largest oil producer in the OPEC, is targeting 10GW of solar energy by 2025

Iraq launches National Adaption Plan process for climate change

The three-year project will support Iraq in formulating and implementing its plan through strategic planning based on projections of future climate change

IEA: Iraq could be world’s third biggest oil supplier by 2030

The country’s oil production is expected to increase by 1.3m barrels a day during that period

UK supports power plant refurbishment in Iraq

Siemens has won a contract to upgrade one of the four 320MW turbines

UK provides £770m for two new power stations in Iraq

GE Grid Solutions will also develop 14 substations under an agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity