Oil

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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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Global oil companies have committed to 'net zero' emissions. It's a sham | Tzeporah Berman and Nathan Taft
The energy industry is like a smoker who goes from one pack a day to two – but claims they’re quitting because they switched to filtered cigarettes

Tzeporah Berman and Nathan Taft

03, Mar, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani obituary
Powerful Saudi Arabian oil minister who played a key role in the global crisis of the 1970s and was kidnapped by Carlos the Jackal

Ian Black

01, Mar, 2021 @3:42 PM

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Who will clean up the 'billion-dollar mess' of abandoned US oilwells?
As oil companies go out of business, they are leaving a legacy of abandoned wells that leak huge amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere

Heather Hansman

25, Feb, 2021 @9:15 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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Global markets at record highs; bitcoin hits $50,000 – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

16, Feb, 2021 @7:01 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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'A clear danger': oil spill in California city revives calls to cut ties with Chevron
An estimated 600 gallons of oil have spilled from the Richmond refinery into the San Francisco Bay

Gabrielle Canon in San Francisco

11, Feb, 2021 @8:15 PM

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Shell strategy looking like a bundle of compromises | Nils Pratley
Investors will get a vote on oil company’s plan to cruise down the middle lane

Nils Pratley

11, Feb, 2021 @7:55 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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Shell to expand gas business despite pledge to speed up net zero carbon drive
Energy firm seeks to grow operation by 20% but offset expansion via carbon capture and ‘nature-based solutions’

Jillian Ambrose

11, Feb, 2021 @9:40 AM

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Coalition urged to confront Australia's 'severe fuel insecurity' as Altona oil refinery closes
Business leaders call for an aggressive push into lower emission vehicles after ExxonMobil confirms closure

Graham Readfearn

10, Feb, 2021 @3:58 AM

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