Energy industry responds to King’s Speech

The King’s Speech has generated mixed responses from the energy sector, with calls for specific policies to support renewable energy and concerns about the impact of energy-related measures on households

Rosebank oilfield approval: Accused of “environmental vandalism”

The approval of the Rosebank oilfield development in the North Sea by the UK Government has triggered controversy, with environmentalists and MPs condemning it as harmful

Fresh call for action as energy bills soar

A dire warning has been issued to the government, stating that the situation is in a perilous state unless it promptly addresses the looming fuel poverty crisis

‘Nearly 5,000 lives lost due to cold homes’

The statistics, compiled by the End Fuel Poverty Coalition using official data, are set to be laid before MPs as part of an investigation into the government’s winter energy bill readiness

Energy industry reacts to British Gas soaring profits

While Ofgem states that the energy retail sector’s profits are a one-off as suppliers recover from losses incurred during challenging times, campaigners are calling for greater support for consumers

Offshore workers call for public ownership of energy companies

A government-backed jobs guarantee is needed to support every oil and gas worker leaving the industry, according to a new report

Shell posts highest profits in 115 years

The energy giant made record profits driven by its gas division

Campaigners to launch legal challenges over North Sea oil and gas licences

Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth and Uplift claim that the government has failed to take into account the full climate impact of new fossil fuel projects

Sunak slammed over decision to skip COP27 summit

Campaigners have said that Sunak is like “a runner failing to turn up with the baton at a crucial stage of the relay”

“Companies need to be incentivised to invest in North Sea gas assets”

Conservative Party Chairman Nadhim Zahawi has said it was important for the government to incentivise companies to invest in gas assets