Oil

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UK energy firms to assess oil rig security after Nord Stream pipeline leak
MI5, Royal Navy and RAF could be called upon to provide support for industry if situation escalates

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

29, Sep, 2022 @12:17 PM

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Brussels promises to cap price of Russian oil after Putin escalation
European Commission also proposes extra curbs on hi-tech trade as part of sanctions to ‘make Kremlin pay’ over Ukraine war

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

28, Sep, 2022 @4:32 PM

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Australian drivers facing fuel price hike of up to 24 cents a litre as excise cut expires
ACCC warns outlets against passing on increased excise before running down supplies of half-taxed fuel

Peter Hannam

28, Sep, 2022 @4:08 AM

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What does the pound’s slump mean for the UK and its consumers?
How the currency crisis affects imports, prices, investors and the Bank of England

Phillip Inman

26, Sep, 2022 @7:38 AM

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Plunge in sterling leaves drivers paying £6 more for tank of petrol, says AA
While oil prices are back to pre-Ukraine war levels, a weaker pound results in higher costs for motorists

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

23, Sep, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Schumer and Manchin’s ‘dirty side deal’ to fast-track pipelines faces backlash
Scientists and environmental groups call proposed legislation a ‘giveaway’ to fossil fuel industry that will gut protections

Nina Lakhani in New York

22, Sep, 2022 @3:13 PM

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Saudi Aramco chief says Europe’s plans on energy crisis are not helpful
Amin Nasser says plans to cap bills and tax energy companies are not long-term solutions

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

20, Sep, 2022 @10:14 AM

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As resistance grows to the fossil fuel regime, laws are springing up everywhere to suppress climate activists | Jeff Sparrow
Along with subsidising big polluters, governments are setting in place repressive anti-protest laws to protect them

Jeff Sparrow

18, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Criticism intensifies after big oil admits ‘gaslighting’ public over green aims
Fury as ‘explosive’ documents reveal largest oil companies contradicted public statements and wished bedbugs upon critical activists

Oliver Milman

17, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Governments urged to act after oil giants accused of misleading public
Documents suggest Shell and BP staff privately downplayed public commitments on climate crisis

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

16, Sep, 2022 @3:42 PM

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Germany takes subsidiary of Russian oil giant Rosneft under state control
Three refineries put into trusteeship ahead of partial European embargo on Russian oil later this year

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

16, Sep, 2022 @1:16 PM

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Why Kwarteng’s focus on bankers’ bonuses is a strange fight to pick
Some of the chancellor’s other proposals may represent a step back to the light-touch era that led to 2008-09 crash

Nils Pratley

15, Sep, 2022 @6:02 PM

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