Oil and gas companies

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Oil firm led by Tory donor investigated over alleged bribes in nine countries
UK-based Petrofac accused of making payments over more than 15 years to secure contracts

Rob Evans and David Pegg

20, Jun, 2021 @1:00 PM

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New oilfield in African wilderness threatens lives of 130,000 elephants
Exploratory project in Botswana and Namibia is threat to ecosystems, local communities and wildlife, conservationists say

Matthew Taylor

20, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Australian resources minister attacks ‘green activists’ for trying to ‘cripple’ fossil fuel companies
Keith Pitt urges oil and gas producers to fight back against groups such as Greenpeace by quantifying the sector’s contribution to the economy

Katharine Murphy Political editor

15, Jun, 2021 @5:30 PM

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The Louisiana gas industry’s answer to lax safety enforcement? Loosen it more
Natural gas companies say they are being treated unfairly and are fighting to be absolved from reporting dangerous leaks

Sara Sneath for Louisiana Illuminator and Floodlight

15, Jun, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Shell chief vows to bolster emissions strategy after court ruling
Ben van Beurden pledges to ‘rise to challenge’ after court ordered oil firm to cut global carbon emissions by 45%

Joanna Partridge

09, Jun, 2021 @5:21 PM

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G7 tax reform: what has been agreed and which companies will it affect?
Reforms force multinationals to pay tax in all countries they operate in, but Amazon could evade new rules

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

07, Jun, 2021 @3:42 PM

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It’s time to nationalize Shell. Private oil companies are no longer fit for purpose | Johanna Bozuwa and Olúfẹ́mi O Táíwò
Failing, heavily subsidized private oil companies enjoy the profits of oil extraction while the rest of us pay in tax dollars, human rights abuses, and an unlivable climate

Johanna Bozuwa and Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò

07, Jun, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Activist fund expected to win third seat on ExxonMobil board
Third director nomination secured by Engine No 1 amid growing pressure over fossil fuels

Jasper Jolly

03, Jun, 2021 @8:28 AM

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The Treasury missed a green trick when it handed out Covid cash | Phillip Inman
Commitments to a greener and healthier environment would have been a reasonable price to ask

Phillip Inman

02, Jun, 2021 @6:11 PM

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BP buys string of US solar farms for £155m in clean energy drive
Projects to be developed across 12 states by Lightsource BP will be capable of powering 1.7m homes

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

01, Jun, 2021 @5:11 PM

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Guyanese citizens challenge ExxonMobil offshore drilling on climate grounds
Case is first in Caribbean to challenge fossil fuel production on climate and human rights grounds

Isabella Kaminski

31, May, 2021 @10:28 AM

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Rich countries must not resist a tax deal that can do so much for the world’s poor
Joe Biden’s minimum global corporate tax rate – down from 21% to 15% – is within reach. Blocking it will not look good

30, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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