The world still needs fossil fuels – here's how to invest
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Energy

The world still needs fossil fuels – here's how to invest

Our enduring need for oil and gas heralds a boom in exploration and production, says Andrew Hunt.
15 Oct 2021
The world faces a chilly winter as energy prices climb
The Nord Stream 2 gas line landfall facility
Energy

The world faces a chilly winter as energy prices climb

The gas crisis has revealed Europe’s dependence on imported gas, but the rest of the world is facing higher bills too.
15 Oct 2021
How to invest as natural gas prices soar
Russian gas facility
Gas

How to invest as natural gas prices soar

Gas prices have fallen from their recent highs, but prices are still many times higher than they were last year. Saloni Sardana looks at why supply is…
8 Oct 2021
Gas prices explode – and oil prices will follow
Gas treatment unit in Russia
Energy

Gas prices explode – and oil prices will follow

After gas prices hit new highs, Brent crude oil prices have broken through $80 a barrel for the first time in almost three years.
1 Oct 2021
Why we will be reliant on fossil fuels for a long time to come
Offshore windfarm
Energy

Why we will be reliant on fossil fuels for a long time to come

The energy crisis has shown us just how reliant we still are on fossil fuels. And we will continue to rely on them for a long time yet, says Merryn So…
27 Sep 2021
The natural-gas glut is here to stay
Energy

The natural-gas glut is here to stay

Surging US exports of liquefied natural gas have driven the price down to below $3 per mBtu
21 Feb 2020
There’s plenty of life in oil stocks yet
Stockmarkets

There’s plenty of life in oil stocks yet

If you’re looking for a reliable source of income for your retirement, you might be better off with high-yielding resources stocks than with an annuit…
16 Sep 2019
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Can the UK eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050?
Economy

Can the UK eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050?

The government wants to cut the UK's greenhouse gas emissions to “net zero” by the middle of the century. Is this realistic – or a staggeringly expens…
6 Jul 2019
Britain’s blocked fracking pipeline
Commodities

Britain’s blocked fracking pipeline

Protesters claim that fracking for gas and oil is not worth the risks. Producers argue the rules are too restrictive. Who’s right? And does the indust…
23 Feb 2019
Will Brexit make it harder to keep the lights on in Britain?
Economy

Will Brexit make it harder to keep the lights on in Britain?

Matthew Partridge talks to energy consultant Clive Moffatt to find out how EU membership has affected the UK’s energy policy, and how Brexit is likely…
20 Mar 2018
Chart of the week: US natural-gas production heading for a record high
Energy

Chart of the week: US natural-gas production heading for a record high

US natural-gas production will hit a record in 2018. Output should exceed 80 billion cubic feet per day, marking a 60% increase since 2005.
23 Feb 2018
Commodities make a comeback
Commodities

Commodities make a comeback

Raw-materials prices rose sharply in 2017 – and they have made a strong start to 2018, too.
12 Jan 2018
Is it time to buy Centrica for its huge dividend?
Stockmarkets

Is it time to buy Centrica for its huge dividend?

Shares in Centrica, owner of British Gas, come with a dividend yield of 8% after the share price fell dramatically last week. So should you buy in?
27 Nov 2017
Chart of the week: a buying opportunity in energy markets
Energy

Chart of the week: a buying opportunity in energy markets

Natural gas prices have slipped by a quarter in weeks after one of the warmest winters on record, which has dented demand in the short-term.
24 Mar 2017
Weather takes the heat out of gas prices
Energy

Weather takes the heat out of gas prices

Last week, natural gas prices sank by 12%, the worst weekly loss in a year, on forecasts of unusually warm weather.
13 Jan 2017
The end of the natural gas glut
Energy

The end of the natural gas glut

A multi-year glut, which has depressed natural gas prices, is nearing an end.
9 Sep 2016
Vast gas deal in the pipeline for Linde and Praxair
Share tips

Vast gas deal in the pipeline for Linde and Praxair

Industrial gas giants Linde and Praxair are set for a $60bn merger – but regulators won’t give them an easy ride.
26 Aug 2016
Russia’s energy crunch
Economy

Russia’s energy crunch

The oil and gas-dependent Russian economy shrank by almost 4% last year – and this year isn't shaping up any better.
12 Feb 2016
Whose flag flies from the North Pole?
Economy

Whose flag flies from the North Pole?

The scramble for the Arctic cooled when the oil priced plunged. But the countries on its borders are still jockeying for position, says Simon Wilson.
30 Jan 2016
Fracking rejected in Blackpool
Commodities

Fracking rejected in Blackpool

The nascent UK fracking industry has suffered a major setback following Cuadrilla's failed bid to drill four exploratory wells.
2 Jul 2015
Britain would be 'mad' to ban fracking
Energy

Britain would be 'mad' to ban fracking

Britain is dependent on gas to meet its energy needs. Can we really afford not to frack?
30 Jan 2015
Energy bills finally start to fall
UK Economy

Energy bills finally start to fall

Households have started to see a cut in their energy bills after utility companies pass on lower gas prices.
22 Jan 2015