‘Coal remains a vital mainstay of the UK’s energy reserves’

Despite being relegated to the bottom of the energy mix, the fuel ‘still has a role to play’

Oil and gas output forecast rises to 11.7bn barrels by 2050

Oil and gas production up to 2050 is now projected to total 11.7 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe). That’s according to new projections from the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), which show this figure is 2.8 billion boe higher than the production volume outlined in the Wood Review. In 2017 production sat at its […]

UK’s energy production in 2016 up 1.2%

Total energy production across the UK in 2016 was 1.2% higher than the year before. That’s according to new provisional data from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) that suggests this increase, which follows a rise of 9.6% between 2014 and 2015, was due to rises in output from the oil, gas, […]

UK’s coal, wind, solar and hydro output fell in 2016

The UK’s coal, wind, solar and natural flow hydropower all decreased in output through 2016. That’s according to a new report from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), which breaks down a range of provisional energy data from last year. It shows total energy production still increased, thanks to rising output from oil, […]

US natural gas output at ‘record high’

Natural gas output in the US is hitting record levels, according to new data released by the Government. The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) said production climbed to 70.21 billion cubic feet lastsyear and is projecting output to rise 1.45 billion cubic feet per day or 2.1% this year. Since 2005, significant production growth has […]