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IEA stresses the need for carbon capture technology to reduce emissions

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has stressed the need for carbon capture and storage technology to reduce emissions and to limit the extent of global warming. An IEA energy analyst, Samantha McCulloch, speaking at a forum held at the Global CCS institute said: “The size of the challenge really requires […]

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India’s power ministry highlights improvements in India’s energy situation

India’s Minister of Power has presented a report on India’s advances in the energy sector at a video conference to the country’s press. The ‘Ujwala Bharat’ report, which was the focus of the conference, outlined the Ministry’s achievements under the leadership of Piyush Goyal. India has risen dramatically in the […]

President Donald Trump addresses a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. listen. (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool Image via AP)

President Trump eyes clean coal partnership with India

Ahead of the first bilateral meeting between President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has been “pushing” for US-India cooperation on clean coal. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer also confirmed that energy issues are expected on the agenda for the meeting on […]

Independent operator moves closer to Maersk North Sea acquisition

Independent operator moves closer to Maersk North Sea acquisition

Independent operator RockRose Energy has moved a step closer to taking control of Maersk’s stakes in the Scott and Telford fields following approval of the bid from the Oil and Gas authority. This deal with Maersk is part of RockRose’s larger North Sea acquisition strategy which also includes a conditional […]

Japanese company succeeds in cutting carbon emissions from coal to unprecedented levels

Japanese company succeeds in cutting carbon emissions from coal to unprecedented levels

A Japanese company has just unveiled the world’s most advanced coal plant. Osaki CoolGen, a joint-venture owned by Japanese energy giants J-Power and Chugoku Electric Power, has built the world’s first working “integrated coal gasification fuel cell combined cycle (IGFC)” system on the island of Osakikamijima. The IGFC plant works […]

Norway’s Statoil growing in Brazilian market

Norway’s Statoil growing in Brazilian market

Anders Opedal, the head of Norwegian resource giant Statoil’s Brazilian operations, has made bold predictions for the future of the company in the South American nation. He said: “We expect equity production to more than triple in Brazil going towards 2030.” His comments come as reports suggest the firm has […]

Theresa May could abandon energy price cap

Theresa May could abandon energy price cap

Theresa May’s government is considering ditching its planned energy price cap, the Sun reports. The policy was unveiled in the run-up to the general election, attracting criticism from think tanks and industry groups who argued that the focus should be on cheaper energy rather than price-fixing. The cap would have […]

Faroe Petroleum confirms success of North Sea appraisal well

Faroe Petroleum confirms success of North Sea appraisal well

Faroe Petroleum has announced that their latest appraisal drill in the North Sea has been a success, with data confirming the presence of oil in a sand rich Jurassic reservoir of very good quality. The company’s Brasse well was targeting a seismic anomaly two kilometres to the south east of […]