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Narendra Modi pledges India – US energy cooperation

Narendra Modi pledges India – US energy cooperation

Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India, has written in the Wall Street Journal about a major partnership between the US and India over energy. The world’s largest economy and the fastest growing major economy have committed to cooperation to enhance their energy technologies including clean coal, gas nuclear and […]

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Trump to step up sales of natural gas

President Trump has launched plans to increase exports of US natural gas. The move is specifically targeted at Asia and in particular China. The White House is hopeful that this will trigger higher exports to China and will begin to address the $300 billion trade deficit that the US has […]

Hinkley Point to be delayed and over budget – Le Monde

Hinkley Point to be delayed and over budget – Le Monde

EDF, the French energy company responsible for building Hinkley Point, is set to face billions of euros in increased costs. An EDF internal review is expected to confirm that Hinkley Point will not be delivered on time or to is £18 billion budget. French newspaper Le Monde reported that the […]

Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. applaud Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address to a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Energy on the table ahead of Modi US visit

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi is due to arrive in the United States on Sunday for a state visit. During his visit the Indian Prime Minister will meet President Trump. It is expected that energy will be a feature of their talks. Ahead of the Modi’s arrival the […]

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Hinkley nuclear plant is “risky and expensive” – Watchdog

The UK National Audit Office (NAO) has released a report which heavily criticises the Hinkley Point nuclear project. The report says that the project is “risky and expensive,” with “uncertain strategic and economic benefits.” The report also indicated increasing risk going forward: “The UK government could come under pressure to […]

California and China sign carbon capture agreement

California and China sign carbon capture agreement

The governor of California, Edmund “Jerry” Brown has signed an agreement with China to boost cooperation over the development of low carbon technology. The agreement was wide ranging and included: “Carbon capture, utilisation and storage technologies, including new-generation carbon capture technologies, and CO2 recycling utilisation and storage technologies.” The agreement […]

The effect of Saudi Arabia’s new Crown Prince on the oil markets

The effect of Saudi Arabia’s new Crown Prince on the oil markets

The failure of OPEC cut extensions to raise the cost of oil raises questions for the new Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, of Saudi Arabia. OPEC nations met in May and took the decision to further cut oil production to try and raise oil prices, the cuts have so far […]