UK offers ‘enhanced’ overseas investment insurance

The UK is providing an “enhanced” overseas investment insurance (OII) policy to protect businesses investing abroad, including in the oil and gas industry. OII can protect an investor in the UK against potential losses on investments, primarily related to political or extraneous events. UK Export Finance (UKEF) is offering UK businesses wider access to government-backed […]

Japan steps up overseas investment in renewables

Japan is investing increasingly heavily in overseas renewable power, particularly wind. That’s according to a new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), which suggests momentum is shifting away from an overreliance on imported thermal power to clean projects in foreign countries. It says this trend was evidenced most recently by […]