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India continues to invest in coal

India continues to invest in coal

The most recent International Energy Agency (IEA) report has highlighted increased investment in coal by India. Coal investment in India increased by 10% to $3.7 billion. According to the IEA, this is due to the government’s decision in 2014 to increase coal capacity. This policy was introduced to boost India’s […]

IEA highlights lack of energy investment

IEA highlights lack of energy investment

  The IEA’s annual energy investment report has shown that overall energy investment fell 12% in 2016. In a report that will raise concerns about future global energy supply, the IEA said that “falling investment points to a risk of market tightness and undercapacity at some point down the line.” […]

The logo of Qatar Petroleum is seen at its headquartes in Doha, Qatar, July 8, 2017.  REUTERS/Stringer

Qatar Petroleum to increase output by 30%

Qatar Petroleum is has announced it will dramatically increase natural gas production in the coming years. The move has been cited as a possible threat to the objective of “energy dominance” that President Trump is aiming to achieve for the US. There are fears that increased output from Qatar could […]

200 new jobs created in the North Sea

200 new jobs created in the North Sea

A new deal for Wood Group has created 200 new North sea jobs. Around 200 jobs will be created thanks to a new contract for Wood Group awarded by Maesrsk. The contract includes management and mechanical services for the Culzean gas field in the North Sea. The chief executive of […]

The US continues to pioneer carbon capture technology

The US continues to pioneer carbon capture technology

The US is continuing to plough money into modern technologies such as carbon capture to be used alongside fossil fuels. This comes after two older CCS projects, Kemper and FutureGen, started by previous regimes were criticised for failing to deliver positive results The US is not only looking to develop […]

Australian Deputy PM calls for a new clean coal plant

Australian Deputy PM calls for a new clean coal plant

The Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, Barnaby Joyce, has advocated government funding for the building of a new clean coal fired power station to solve Australia’s energy crisis. Joyce said that it was more important to create a solution to the country’s energy supply issues than to carry on political […]

HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 07:  (Front row L-R) French president Emmanuel Macron, U.S president Donald Trump, Indonesian president Joko Widodo, Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto, South African President Jacob Zuma, Argentinian president Mauricio Macri, German chancellor Angela Merkel, Chinese president Xi Jinping, Russian president Vladimir Putin, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Brazilian president Michel Temer and South Korea's president Moon Jae-in, (second row L-R)  Guinean president and the chairman of the African Union Alpha Conde, Italian prime minister Paolo Gentiloni, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi, Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, Australian prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, British prime minister Theresa May, the president of the European Council Donald Tusk, the president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, (back L-R) the secretary general of the United Nations (UN) Antonio Guterres, the director of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Alberto Azevedo, Norway's prime minister Erna Solberg, the director general of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde, Senegalese president Macky Sall, the director of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Guy Ryder, Singaporean prime minister Lee Hsien Loong, World Bank president Jim Yong Kim, Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy, Vietnamese prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, the president of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) Mark Carney, Saudi Arabian minister of state Ibrahim Abdulaziz Al-Assaf, and the secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Jose Angel Gurria pose for a family photo during the G20 summit on July 7, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Stefan Rousseau - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

US to work on expansion of clean and efficient fossil fuels

America will “work closely” with other countries across the world to help them access clean and efficient fossil fuel technology, global leaders have agreed. At last week’s G20 meeting in Germany, Donald Trump, the US President, forced a number of concessions on energy from his counterparts, including Germany’s Angela Merkel. […]

Pakistan opens new facility to import coal

Pakistan opens new facility to import coal

Pakistan’s first coal dedicated import terminal has opened to support the planned opening of new power plants. The facility has the capacity to handle 12 million tons of coal per year. Anwar Shah, a ports and shipping expert, said: “Demand for coal is set to go up with several imported […]