Climate ER secures funding for 500MW of UK solar projects

The company says its projects will help to significantly contribute to a carbon-neutral UK

China sets up state-owned oil and gas pipeline enterprise

The centrally-administered organisation has been named the China Oil & Gas Piping Network Corporation

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Donald Trump issues new permit for controversial Keystone XL pipeline

The move aims to speed up the development of the pipeline, which would transport 800,000 barrels of crude oil from Canada to the US every day

US and Russia ‘to dominate global pipeline expenditure to 2022’

Analytics firm GlobalData says Canada, China and Nigeria will also make significant investments

Canada to buy Trans Mountain pipeline for CAN$4.5bn

The government said it has bought the project to ensure it gets built in the face of opposition

Innovative UK oil and gas projects receive £300k

Three firms will collaborate with Scottish universities to develop technologies to solve industry challenges

New pipeline bringing gas to Europe lent $500m

A loan totalling $500 million (£379m) has been granted for a project to bring new gas supplies to Europe. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is funding the completion of the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP), which will deliver gas from the Caspian Sea to Europe along the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC). The […]

US green groups sue over Keystone XL pipeline

Environmental groups in the US have sued Donald Trump’s administration over the Keystone XL pipeline. The legal challenge comes roughly two months after the President approved the controversial $8 billion (£6.4bn) project, which would carry 830,000 barrels of tar sands oil 1,180 miles from Canada to Texan refineries each day. The coalition of green organisations says more […]

Spies and bombs threaten Canadian energy

A Canadian spy agency says the nation’s energy firms are at high risk from espionage and terrorism. According to newspaper reports, a classified document from the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) warns the sector has become a global target for both cyber and real-world attacks. It suggests companies involved in financial transactions with foreign states […]

Actress Shailene Woodley arrested at oil pipeline protest

US actress Shailene Woodley has been arrested during a protest against a proposed oil pipeline in North Dakota. Environmental campaigners and Native Americans claim Energy Transfer’s $3.7bn (£2.8bn) Dakota Access Pipeline will contaminate waterways and desecrate sacred land. However the company said: “The pipeline will be monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, […]