OPEC Faces Uphill Struggle After IEA Find 230million Barrels Of Oil Storage

Jonny Mulligan | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK
Jonny Mulligan

The only good news is that producers have reduced a lot of the costs out of the process and are prepared to endure a prolonged period of lower prices.

Review: Oil, Almeida Theatre 'Women with Pioneer Spirit'

Victoria Sadler | Posted 18.10.2017 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

There's little that excites me more in theatre than ambitious, thought-provoking productions. In fact, there's only one thing - ambitious, thought-pro...

Oil: Theatre Review

Usman Butt | Posted 16.10.2017 | UK Entertainment
Usman Butt

"My father rode a camel. I drive a car. My son flies a jet aeroplane. His son will ride a camel." A Saudi aphorism Theatre is often the place to take...

We Expect Dodgy Deals From BP, But Not The British Museum

Dr Chris Garrard | Posted 04.10.2017 | UK Entertainment
Dr Chris Garrard

In July, the British Museum controversially decided to renew its sponsorship deal with BP for a further five years, a decision that will keep the branding of big oil splashed onto the museum's walls while around the world, the impacts of climate change intensify.

We Can't Afford Five More Years of BP-Sponsored Culture

Dr Chris Garrard | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Entertainment
Dr Chris Garrard

We should not accept corporate sponsorship or privatisation in the arts as a given, and be short-changed on the values that should be at the heart of our art-making. Starting today, it's time we made these museums and galleries properly accountable to the public, and not to BP.

British Museum's Decision to Renew BP Sponsorship Is Backward-Looking

Elena Polisano | Posted 30.07.2017 | UK Entertainment
Elena Polisano

By waving BP through their doors for another five years, the British Museum and its famous cultural neighbours - the National Portrait Gallery, the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal Opera House - have shown a remarkable lack of judgement.

State of the Transition, May 2016: Talk of twilight

Jeremy Leggett | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK
Jeremy Leggett

World records tumbled in renewable energy this month. Utilities, facing short-term existential threat in the face of clean-energy growth, continued to...

Osborne Must Take Action Now to Secure the Future of the North Sea Oil and Gas Industry

Callum McCaig | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Politics
Callum McCaig

Scotland's oil and gas industry has generated well over £300billion for Treasury coffers and it employs over 375,000 people from across the UK. It is an important industry for the north east of Scotland and the national economy, and one that has benefited UK government expenditure for very many years.

There's Been Some Rather Unexpected Consequences Of Falling Global Oil Prices

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 27.02.2016 | UK

A fierce oil price war causing costs to tumble the world over is having some extraordinary effects. While oil producing nations continue to pump mi...

State of The Transition, mid - late January: Oil oversupply, shale bankruptcies, gas leaks, and a whiff of securities fraud

Jeremy Leggett | Posted 04.02.2017 | UK
Jeremy Leggett

A Shell veteran of 35 years requests the company pension fund he depends on to divest from fossil fuels and reinvest in clean energy. A geoscientist c...

Crude Spoils: Nigeria's $3.3bn Tax Break for Big Oil Companies

Anders Dahlbeck | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK
Anders Dahlbeck

Three of the world's biggest oil and gas companies - Shell, Total and ENI - were granted an extraordinary series of tax breaks worth a staggering US$3.3billion in Nigeria, a country where millions of people live in extreme poverty.

2016 - A Goldilocks Year?

Nick Beecroft | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK
Nick Beecroft

A Goldilocks Year, not too hot, not too cold is our central scenario for 2016, and it would look something like this- Global growth accelerates a litt...

Tightening the Screws: How Can We Defeat ISIS?

Mike Yeomans | Posted 14.12.2016 | UK
Mike Yeomans

On Wednesday 3 December 2015, the British government voted to authorise military action against the Islamic State in Iraq & Syria (ISIS) over Syria. A...

This Video Explains Our Murky Relationship With Saudi Arabia In Just 3 Minutes

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK

The controversial relationship between the West and Saudi Arabia has been under increased scrutiny in recent months, with many pointing the finger at ...

Don't Blame the Abundance of Oil

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK
Gates Cambridge Scholars

*Kamiar Mohaddes [2005] is a Senior Lecturer and Fellow in Economics at Girton College, University of Cambridge. He did a PhD in Economics, supported ...

Cutting Off Isis Oil Production Could Lead To An Uprising Against The Terrorist Group, Claims Defence Expert

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Politics

Destroying Isis’s ability to extract and sell oil could lead to an uprising from those living underneath the terrorist group, an international finan...

The Gap Between Arctic Oil's Rhetoric and Reality

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

*Victoria Herrmann [2014] is a Research Associate at The Arctic Institute, doing a PhD in Polar Studies. Photo credit: Wikipedia. In a surprise state...

Amber Rudd Must Stand Up for British Industry and Consumers

Alexander Temerko | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK Politics
Alexander Temerko

It's time for urgent action from the government to wake up to these market forces and what they mean for British consumers, British firms and British industry. We've failed to benefit from the plunge in prices; it's now essential not to be caught out by the rebound...

'Everybody's Hearts Are Broken'. Shell's Ship Sets Sail For Arctic Oil Drill As Greenpeace Loses Battle

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK

Shell's icebreaker ship bound for the Arctic has finally set sail, after Greenpeace protesters lost their battle to prevent the vessel from reaching t...

Incredible Pictures Of Activists Hanging From US Bridge To Stop Shell Ship Heading To Arctic For Oil

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Shell's icebreaker ship, which had started heading towards the activists, has now turned back to the dock. Suspended gracefully from the st...

BP To Pay Out £12bn For Deepwater Horizon Oil Explosion That Killed 11 Workers

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 02.07.2016 | UK

Oil giant BP said it had reached an £12bn legal settlement in the US to cover the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill that killed 11 workers fi...

US's Hunt Oil Suspends Drilling in Peru's Amazon

David Hill | Posted 11.06.2016 | UK
David Hill

US company Hunt Oil has announced it is suspending exploratory drilling in one of the remotest, most biodiverse parts of Peru's Amazon.

Pipe Dreams? Buhari and Nigeria's Fuel Crisis

Lucy James | Posted 05.06.2016 | UK
Lucy James

The medium-term outlook is rocky. The urban gridlock, jerry cans and sleep-deprived Nigerians milling outside petrol stations is the best indication of the precariousness of Nigeria's fuel sector today. Buhari and the his APC party can expect to burn the midnight oil to make it work.

The Arctic Could Become a New Centre for Geopolitical Tensions

Vicente Lopez-Ibor Mayor | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK
Vicente Lopez-Ibor Mayor

The Arctic region has long been admired globally as an example of good governance, one characterised by peaceful cooperation and engagement. The is pa...

Hydro-electric Power - Why a Coalition Government Could Make the UK Greener

Simon Thomas | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Politics
Simon Thomas

The numbers speak for themselves. Hydro-electric power is currently the only renewable energy capable of replacing fossil fuels and it's about time we had a party in government that's going to get serious about cutting the UK's carbon footprint.