Oil and gas companies

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Ineos in talks with Rolls-Royce on mini-nuclear power plant technology
Chemicals giant wants to produce zero-carbon electricity to power planned hydrogen systems at Grangemouth refinery

Jasper Jolly

27, Nov, 2022 @5:43 PM

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Fair Cop27? Where did Peter Dutton’s figure of $2tn for climate damage fund come from? | Temperature Check
Meanwhile, BP’s CEO was in town spruiking the energy giant’s climate credentials, as its oil output increases from last year

Graham Readfearn

24, Nov, 2022 @12:15 AM

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BP declines to reveal how much ‘loophole’ saved it in windfall tax
MPs hear concerns that investment in North Sea oil and gas reduces the tax, effectively rewarding fossil fuels over renewables

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

22, Nov, 2022 @5:57 PM

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Chancellor extends energy windfall tax to ‘low carbon’ generators
Jeremy Hunt proposes to raise £14bn by also raising levy to 35% and extending it by two years

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

17, Nov, 2022 @3:24 PM

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Millions of UK households to pay more for energy from April
Jeremy Hunt expected to use autumn statement to announce rise in household energy price cap to as much as £3,100

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor and Larry Elliott Economics editor

16, Nov, 2022 @11:24 PM

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Esso posts £151m profit amid regulatory concern over pump prices
Owner of Fawley oil refinery near Southampton bounces back after losses of £379m in 2020

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

14, Nov, 2022 @4:49 PM

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Russian oligarchs and companies under sanctions are among lobbyists at Cop27
The heavy presence of lobbyists from Moscow suggests Russia is using the climate talks to drum up business

Ruth Michaelson and Patrick Greenfield

12, Nov, 2022 @1:10 PM

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Gas producers using Cop27 to rebrand gas as transitional fuel, experts warn
Companies and financial backers are laying the groundwork for a shift in attitudes towards gas

Ruth Michaelson

11, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Oil and gas firms planning ‘frightening’ fossil fuels growth, report finds
Analysis released at Cop27 climate summit shows plans would thwart chances of keeping global heating to 1.5C

Damian Carrington Environment editor

09, Nov, 2022 @6:10 PM

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Tuvalu first to call for fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty at Cop27
Pacific islands nation, which is acutely vulnerable to sea level rises, joins nearby Vanuatu in seeking phase-out of coal, oil and gas

Oliver Milman

08, Nov, 2022 @11:30 AM

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The Oil Machine review – timely documentary details our dependence on ‘black gold’
A valuable if somewhat conventional reminder of how our reliance on oil developed and the threats it now poses to life on Earth

Phuong Le

06, Nov, 2022 @9:29 PM

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Cop27: crucial climate talks more fragile than ever after year of turmoil
With war in Ukraine and a cost of living crisis, the global picture is much changed since last year’s conference

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

05, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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