Commodities

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UK energy watchdog promises tougher stress tests for suppliers
Regulation will need to ‘go much further’ following string of provider collapses, says Ofgem

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

30, Nov, 2021 @2:02 PM

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Russia’s Gazprom reports record earnings amid global gas crisis
Company expects higher profits for final months of 2021 as customers in Europe face soaring energy costs

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

29, Nov, 2021 @2:36 PM

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‘Perfect storm’ for UK manufacturers as costs, credit and cash crunch looms
Sector faces ‘unprecedented combination’ of rapidly rising costs, supply chain woes and high debts from the pandemic

Rupert Jones

29, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Some climate campaigners praise Biden for releasing emergency oil reserves
Move appears to contradict president’s climate crisis goals but some say it defends the economy ‘against disruption’

Maya Yang

26, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Oil price drops 10% in biggest one-day fall since early days of pandemic
Emergence of possibly vaccine-resistant B.1.1.529 variant threatens to reverse recent gains just as travel and economic activity were beginning to recover

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

26, Nov, 2021 @12:22 PM

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£1,000 a customer? Why the UK is counting the cost of keeping Bulb’s lights on
Taxpayer may have to pay £1.7bn to power the firm’s ‘unsustainable’ business model on life-support this winter

Jillian Ambrose

25, Nov, 2021 @8:43 AM

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US jobless claims fall to lowest level since 1969 as US economy grows 2.1% – as it happened
Latest data bring (mostly) good news for US economy as UK factory orders and price expectations surge, while German business confidence worsens

Julia Kollewe

24, Nov, 2021 @3:12 PM

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Proposed energy price cap tweak may mean household bills rise faster
Ofgem outlines way to keep pace with fast-moving market prices, which may mean more than 15m homes face higher bills more often

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

19, Nov, 2021 @7:16 PM

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EU aims to curb deforestation with beef and coffee import ban
Raft of commodities would be prohibited under draft law in fight to protect world’s endangered forests

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

17, Nov, 2021 @12:44 PM

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US auctions off oil and gas drilling leases in Gulf of Mexico after climate talks
Biden administration launching auction of more than 80m acres for fossil fuel extraction that experts call ‘incredibly reckless’

Oliver Milman

17, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Germany suspends approval for Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline
Move follows mounting political pressure to scrap project in setback to Kremlin-backed project

Jillian Ambrose

16, Nov, 2021 @3:12 PM

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Ending corruption and reliance on Gazprom key for Moldova, says PM
Natalia Gavrilița’s government has headed off gas crisis but she says structural solutions are still urgently needed

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

16, Nov, 2021 @2:55 PM

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