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BP to review North Sea investments following windfall tax announcement
Company says it will look at levy’s impact after CEO previously stated no projects would be mothballed

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

26, May, 2022 @6:20 PM

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The Observer view on the urgent need for a windfall tax on the energy giants | Observer editorial
Even bosses of Britain’s oil and gas companies admit they hardly know what to do with record-breaking profits

Observer editorial

15, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Looney’s tune on windfall taxes is unpersuasive | Nils Pratley
The BP chief executive calls the proposed levy ‘unpredictable’ but it is also thoroughly affordable

Nils Pratley

12, May, 2022 @6:04 PM

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‘Greed and fear’: How BP and Shell oil profit is boosted by own traders
Analysis: Turmoil resulting from pandemic and Ukraine war create ideal conditions for speculators

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

12, May, 2022 @11:03 AM

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Boris Johnson says windfall tax ‘not the right thing’ but refuses to rule out U-turn
The prime minister claimed ‘these kinds of taxes’ deterred investment, contrary to BP boss saying it would not

Tobi Thomas

12, May, 2022 @8:37 AM

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North Sea oil and gas bosses get combined £25m pay rise
Pay package included a £4.6m ‘golden hello’ for CEO of the sector’s largest operator, Harbour Energy’s Linda Cook

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

11, May, 2022 @6:27 PM

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Revealed: the ‘carbon bombs’ set to trigger catastrophic climate breakdown
Exclusive: Oil and gas majors are planning scores of vast projects that threaten to shatter the 1.5C climate goal. If governments do not act, these firms will continue to cash in as the world burns

Damian Carrington Matthew Taylor

11, May, 2022 @11:57 AM

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A North Sea oil windfall tax won’t raise much but every little bit helps
Tesco’s boss says oil producers are unfazed by a one-off levy to help households pay energy bills

Nils Pratley

10, May, 2022 @6:09 PM

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Windfall tax on oil giants won’t hurt British pensioners, thinktank finds
Review by Common Wealth reveals that UK pension funds hold tiny fraction of Shell and BP shares

Phillip Inman

08, May, 2022 @10:30 AM

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‘Don’t tax energy giants – they invest in Britain’s future.’ Let’s drill down into that | Tessa Khan
North Sea developments aren’t about lowering bills or securing energy supplies – they’re just business as usual, says Tessa Khan, director of Uplift UK

Tessa Khan

06, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Wednesday briefing: Would a windfall tax on BP’s soaring profits work?
In today’s newsletter: Nimo Omer breaks down BP’s enormous profits, and why some are calling for a windfall tax amid a cost of living crisis nationwide

Nimo Omer

04, May, 2022 @5:45 AM

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Windfall tax wouldn’t stop BP’s £18bn parade of projects
Neither would it make the energy crisis go away, but after a while it becomes hard to resist

Nils Pratley

03, May, 2022 @6:20 PM

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