Commodities

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BP to tell 25,000 office staff to work from home two days a week
Oil company plans shift to flexible working as Covid restrictions begin to ease

Jillian Ambrose

08, Mar, 2021 @1:15 PM

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A Texas city had a bold new climate plan – until a gas company got involved
The fossil fuel industry is using the same playbook to fight city climate plans around the country

Emily Holden for Floodlight, Amal Ahmed for the Texas Observer and Brendan Gibbons for San Antonio Report

01, Mar, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Global stock markets drop as inflation fears prompt sell-off
UK FTSE was down 2.5%, its biggest one-day fall in percentage terms since the end of October

Julia Kollewe and Graeme Wearden

26, Feb, 2021 @6:00 PM

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British Gas owner plans new turnaround effort as profits hit record low
Supplier’s full-year earnings fall by more than a third, and owner Centrica records £577m pre-tax loss

Jillian Ambrose

25, Feb, 2021 @1:52 PM

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Pound hits $1.40 on vaccine optimism; UK retail sales tumble 8.2% – as it happened
Sterling hits $1.40 for first time in nearly three years as Uber drivers win a landmark victory; UK public finances record the first January deficit in 10 years

Julia Kollewe

19, Feb, 2021 @3:12 PM

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Barclays resumes dividend as 2020 profit falls 30%; markets await US data – business live
Texas storms push oil prices to 13-month highs; sterling near one-year high against euro as ECB minutes show ‘ample monetary stimulus remained essential’

Julia Kollewe

18, Feb, 2021 @3:14 PM

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Mining boom could herald commodity 'supercycle'
Analysis: soaring price of copper and nickel raises hopes for investments in clean energy

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

17, Feb, 2021 @7:38 PM

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Rio Tinto to pay out record $9bn in dividends for 2020
Mining group benefits from iron ore demand and China’s economic recovery

Jillian Ambrose, Sarah Butler and Jason Deans

17, Feb, 2021 @9:42 AM

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Oil firms should disclose carbon output, says BlackRock
World’s biggest investor wants polluting industries to set targets to cut emissions and reach net zero

Jasper Jolly and Jillian Ambrose

17, Feb, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Departing Glencore chief reinstates $1.6bn dividend despite $1.9bn loss
Ivan Glasenberg, who will step down after 20 years, reinstates dividend after strong finish to 2020

Jillian Ambrose

16, Feb, 2021 @6:44 PM

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Nigerians can bring claims against Shell in UK, supreme court rules
Ogale and Bille villagers say Shell oil operations have caused severe pollution including to their drinking water

Sandra Laville and Emmanuel Akinwotu in Lagos

12, Feb, 2021 @12:55 PM

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Slow rollout of Covid vaccines in Europe delaying rebound in oil demand – IEA
Energy watchdog predicts recovery in demand in second half of year as economies return to normal

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

11, Feb, 2021 @6:07 PM

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