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Business groups blast Theresa May’s energy price cap announcement

Business groups blast Theresa May’s energy price cap announcement

Business lobby groups have lined up to attack Theresa May’s proposal for a cap on “rip-off” energy bills, following her disastrous conference speech in Manchester. The speech, which was marred by a prankster brandishing a P45, repeated coughing fits from the Prime Minister, and letters falling off from the slogan […]

Thailand to import coal from the US

Thailand to import coal from the US

Thailand is set to begin importing coal from the US. The Foreign Minister of Thailand, Don Pramudwinai, has said that Thailand has agreed to buy 60,000 tonnes of US coal. The announcement came during Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s visit to the US. This announcement comes a week before an […]

Russian oil output stays steady

Russian oil output stays steady

Russia’s crude oil production for September has remained flat – at its lowest levels for 2017. Russian production has stood at 10.91 million barrels per day for August and September. This represents the lowest production since the 10.71 barrels per day in August 2016. Although Russia is not a part […]

Prime Minister announces energy price cap

Prime Minister announces energy price cap

The Prime Minister, Theresa May, has said that a plan for an energy cap will be implemented, delivering price caps for an extra 12 million customers. The speech was delivered in the Prime Minister’s speech at the Conservative Party conference. “The energy market punishes loyalty with higher prices, and the […]

Saudi Arabia and Russia forge closer bonds

Saudi Arabia and Russia forge closer bonds

The monarch of Saudi Arabia, King Salman, will visit Russia this week with energy expected to be high on the discussion list. The visit is the first by a Saudi Monarch to Russia. It is thought that plans for a $1 billion invest fund will be finalised. Saudi Arabia and […]

Scottish Government bans fracking

Scottish Government bans fracking

The Scottish government has made clear its intent to ban fracking. There has been a moratorium in fracking in place since 2015. The Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse said that fracking “cannot and will not take place in Scotland”. The Moratorium will remain “indefinitely”, according to the government. The decision comes […]

The US and UN are discussing the use of fossil fuels in the developing world

The US and UN are discussing the use of fossil fuels in the developing world

The UN has entered into a dialogue with America following its new position on clean coal technology, it has emerged. The US will use its dominant position within the World Bank to promote the use of Fossil Fuels in developing countries at next week’s World Bank meeting. The chairman of […]

ASEAN Ministers acknowledge role of coal

ASEAN Ministers acknowledge role of coal

There is a growing need for the promotion of clean coal technology, ministers have said in a joint ministerial announcement following the 35th ASEAN meeting. The statement also highlighted the continued role of coal in the region’s energy mix. It said: “They acknowledged the continuing role of coal in addressing […]