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Record LNG production aims to meet growing global power demand

Anticipated record levels of LNG production are encouraging the industry to target new opportunities in developing nations around the world. According to Sanford C. Bernstein & Co, global LNG production is expected to generate a record surplus of 46 million metric tons a year by 2019, around 13 per cent […]

Ofgem warns electricity prices could rise 15%

Ofgem warns electricity prices could rise 15%

The head of the UK’s energy regulator, Ofgem has estimated that electricity costs soared by 15 per cent in 2016 due to wholesale costs and the UK Government’s renewable energy policies. Chief Executive Dermot Nolan warned major energy companies not to hike prices for consumers due to renewables targets. He […]

Expert warns UK not to risk Germany’s ‘energy crisis’

Expert warns UK not to risk Germany’s ‘energy crisis’

A respected German professor and environmentalist has warned the UK not to follow Germany as it is facing an impending energy crisis and rapid price rises. Professor Fritz Vahrenholt, one of the founders of Germany’s environmental movement and the former Director of Innogy, one of Europe’s largest renewable energy companies […]

Trump administration’s energy policy to revive coal industry

Trump administration’s energy policy to revive coal industry

Within an hour of U.S. President Donald Trump’s inauguration, the new administration revealed its energy policy on the White House website. At the policy’s forefront are the revival of the coal industry and a clear focus on the oil and gas industries. The Obama administration’s 2013 Climate Action Plan, meanwhile, […]

04.07.2016, Berlin - Interview und Portraits von Khalid A. Al-Falih, Energieminister von Saudi Arabien.


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Saudi signals technology to make fossil fuels sustainable

Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister, Khaled Al-Falih has used his speech to the Abu Dhabi 2017 Sustainability Conference to declare that the oil-rich country will invest in carbon capture and storage technology. The Minister said technology such as carbon capture and storage was key to improving fossil fuels saying “technology is […]

Leading British scientist calls for carbon capture

Leading British scientist calls for carbon capture

One of the heads of the British Geographical Survey (BGS) has called for the UK to support carbon capture and storage. Head of science and technology at BGS, Professor Michael Stephenson said the technology was a cost effective way to reduce emissions from carbon intensive industries. Professor Stephenson said the […]

Australian PM backs clean coal technology to reach emission targets

Australian PM backs clean coal technology to reach emission targets

Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has backed the use of new coal technology to cut the country’s emissions and meet its Paris agreement obligations. Mr Turnbull said: “We are the biggest coal exporter in the world. If anybody — if any country — has a vested interest in demonstrating that […]

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) meets with Iran President Hassan Rouhani during the Caspian Sea Summit on September 29, 2014 in Astrakhan, Russia.

Unlikely partners aim to supply gas to India

Russian energy giant Gazprom has announced it is interested in several gas projects in Iran, one of which would involve the delivery of pipeline gas to India. Alexander Medvedev, the Deputy Chairman of Gazprom, revealed that the government-controlled company would be looking at a number of gas projects in the […]