Mon Nov 30, 2015
Meeting in Paris for the United Nations climate summit, French President Francois Hollande and Egyptian President Fattah Al-Sisi announced plans for further cooperation between the two countries on a number of issues, including renewable energy development in North Africa.
Oil prices finished a bit lower on Monday ahead of an OPEC meeting expected to maintain policies that have kept prices down.
War of words continues over downing of Russian warplane near Syrian border, as Turkish PM again refuses to apologise.
U.S. stocks were modestly lower in late afternoon trading Monday amid declines in health and consumer discretionary shares, though energy shares rose.
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Average price forecast for Brent crude futures for 2016 at $57.95 a barrel, 57 cents below last month's poll of 31 analysts
People throw out many numbers for fossil fuel subsidies, often without realizing what the different numbers mean.
Most analysts do not expect OPEC to cut production, but Saudi Arabia could work on price support measures with other oil producers
The dollar hit its strongest since mid-March against its peers at the start of a week likely to highlight the divergent outlooks for U.S. and euro zone interest rates, while oil fell with OPEC ministers expected to keep the pumps on.
A total of 14 former Sinopec and government officials have been sentenced to three to five years in jail for a massive oil pipeline explosion in 2013, the official Xinhua news agency said on Monday.
A plan to extend Gazprom?s Nord Stream gas pipeline to Germany, essentially skipping over Poland the Baltic States and Ukraine has been challenged by a collection of regional powers.
Sun Nov 29, 2015
Continuing a multi-administration push to bolster Greece’s status as an energy actor in the Eastern Mediterranean, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras headed to Jerusalem in hopes of establishing the country’s role as regional energy hub.
Dubai, the largest city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and a key logistics hub for the Middle East, said it would make rooftop solar panels mandatory for all buildings beginning in 2030.
Iran overhauls the way in which it offers contracts to foreign energy companies in a bid to attract up to $30bn of new investment.
Sat Nov 28, 2015
Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh opened a two-day conference in the capital attended by BP, Shell, Total of France, ENI of Italy, Repsol of Spain, OMV from Austria and other majors.
Fri Nov 27, 2015
Oil prices slid on Friday (Nov 27) on concerns about global oversupply as traders looked ahead to next week's OPEC meeting, sceptical the oil producers cartel will lower high output levels.
UAE says opening "does not represent any change in position" between the nations which do not have diplomatic relations.
Turkish president rejects Russian accusations that Ankara is bankrolling ISIL by buying oil from the group in Syria.
The Philippines is making strides in reducing its emissions output, through the use of renewable energy.
Thu Nov 26, 2015
World oil prices drifted lower on Thursday in muted trading conditions amid the Thanksgiving Day holiday in top consumer United States.
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The reality of high costs for photovoltaic electricity is threatening the sector with disinvestment and a collapse in stock prices.
A new flagship energy efficiency scheme will result in fewer homes being insulated and make it more difficult to tackle fuel poverty, says Citizens Advice.
Our tax affairs will be organised digitally in the future, Chancellor George Osborne says, but it does not mean it is getting any simpler. So what are the changes?
Wed Nov 25, 2015
Oil prices finished a bit higher on Wednesday after a US inventory report showed increased petroleum supply, but a separate report showed fewer drilling rigs in service.
Big energy users such as the steel and chemicals industries will be exempt from environmental tariffs, Chancellor George Osborne says.
Ukraine has banned all Russian airlines from transiting its airspace, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Wednesday.
The six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states are projected to post a combined record budgetary shortfall of US$180 billion in 2015 and the drought is expected to continue for years.
Opponents of pipelines like Kinder-Morgan's proposed natural gas project in New England make arguments that don't stand up to scrutiny.
Russian state giant Gazprom on Wednesday said it had halted gas deliveries to Ukraine after Kiev failed to make upfront payments for more supplies.
Asian stocks were on edge on Wednesday with most markets stumbling as geopolitical tensions flared after Turkey downed a Russian fighter jet, while crude oil prices eased from two-week highs.
Asian stocks were mixed in early trading on Wednesday as investors assessed the geopolitical risk surrounding Turkey's downing of a Russian fighter jet, while crude oil prices eased from two-week highs.
Tue Nov 24, 2015
A jump in petroleum-linked shares helped lift US stocks on Tuesday after the Turkish downing of a Russian fighter jet on the Syrian border sparked a rally in the oil market.
U.S. shares closed higher on Tuesday as the S&P energy sector rose along with crude oil prices and investors focused on global politics after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border.
Global oil prices surged higher on Tuesday after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane on the Syrian border, sparking concerns about rising in the oil-rich Middle East.
BP is using molecular science to create new fuels and lubricants to reduce engine friction that in turn leads to CO2 increases.