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Fracking ‘not compatible’ with 'preference' for renewable energy, study finds

Added: 11 Apr 2017

Research conducted by Cardiff University suggests fracking is ‘not compatible’ with public preferen…

BP sells Forties pipeline business to Ineos for £200m

Added: 3 Apr 2017

Oil and gas giant BP has sold its entire Forties pipeline business to chemical manufacturer Ineos f…

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Hurricane claims ‘largest’ oilfield discovery on UKCS

Added: 27 Mar 2017

Oil exploration firm Hurricane Energy has made what it claims is the "largest undeveloped discovery…

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Delek Group buys Ithaca Energy for $1.24bn

Added: 7 Feb 2017

Israel-based conglomerate Delek Group has agreed to buy North Sea oil and gas operator Ithaca Energ…

Shell sells multiple North Sea assets to Chrysaor for $3.8bn

Added: 31 Jan 2017

Oil and gas major Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell $3.8 billion (£2.46bn) worth of its North Se…

Oil & gas: calmer waters ahead in 2017?

Added: 30 Jan 2017

Oil and gas is showing signs of improvement, but innovation and development will be driven by an ov…

BP sells North Sea oilfield stake for $85m

Added: 24 Jan 2017

BP has sold 25% of its North Sea Magnus oilfield, a 25% stake in various pipelines and a 3% stake i…

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Fracking can be developed while ‘preserving natural beauty’, study finds

Added: 17 Jan 2017

A study published by UKOOG, the trade body for the onshore oil and gas industry, reveals shale gas …

Sikorsky helicopters begin return flights after North Sea recall

Added: 11 Jan 2017

Flights by Sikorsky type S-92 helicopters from Aberdeen to the North Sea are being restored followi…

IGas wins fracking approval in Nottinghamshire

Added: 18 Dec 2016

Nottinghamshire County Council’s Planning and Licensing Committee has given fracking firm IGas cons…

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National Grid sells gas business stake for £13.8 billion

Added: 8 Dec 2016

National Grid has sold 61% of its UK gas distribution business to a MacQuarie Infrastructure-led co…

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GMB union demands open debate on fracking in UK

Added: 18 Nov 2016

Britain needs an ‘honest and open’ debate on the viability of fracking, said Stuart Fegan, National…

North Sea oil and gas decommissioning to soar by 2025

Added: 16 Nov 2016

North Sea decommissioning in the UK and Norway will continue to grow over the next decade with more…

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Oil and gas industry calls for investor confidence ‘help’

Added: 7 Nov 2016

Oil & Gas UK, the trade body representing the UK’s oil and gas industry, has called on Chancellor P…

Fracking shale gas

UKOOG calls in Community to promote onshore oil & gas

Added: 3 Nov 2016

UK Onshore Oil and Gas (UKOOG), the trade body representing the UK’s onshore sector, has joined for…

Fracking shale gas

Fracking support goes negative ‘for first time’

Added: 17 Oct 2016

A survey conducted by the University of Nottingham reveals support for fracking is at an all-time l…

Fracking shale gas

Government approves Cuadrilla fracking application

Added: 6 Oct 2016

Communities secretary Sajid Javid has approved plans for Cuadrilla to conduct fracking activity at …

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BP investigating Shetland oil leak

Added: 3 Oct 2016

Oil and gas firm BP has taken its Clair Platform offline after oil was found to have leaked into th…

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August oil report dims 2017 forecast

Added: 11 Aug 2016

The global demand for oil will slow to 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd) next year, according to th…

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Fracking residents to receive ‘millions’

Added: 8 Aug 2016

Local people living near fracking sites will receive ‘millions of pounds’ under new plans announced…