Vast gas deal in the pipeline for Linde and Praxair
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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
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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?
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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
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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
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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
Oil legend Algy Cluff urges Osborne to think bigger on tax cuts for struggling sector
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Oil legend Algy Cluff urges Osborne to think bigger on tax cuts for struggling sector

Energy entrepreneur Algy Cluff is urging George Osborne to make much more drastic tax cuts for North Sea oil and gas companies, including a ten-year t…
13 Jan 2015
Expect dramatic falls in the gas price
Energy

Expect dramatic falls in the gas price

Gas prices could be set to fall heavily as supply exceeds expectations.
9 Jan 2015
South Stream: spats over the gas pipes
Economy

South Stream: spats over the gas pipes

Russia has abandoned its plans to build the new South Stream gas pipeline through Bulgaria.
4 Dec 2014
Fracking would unleash our very own economic miracle
UK Economy

Fracking would unleash our very own economic miracle

The opportunity for fracking to transform some of Britain's poorest areas is too good to pass up, says Matthew Lynn.
9 Oct 2014
The end of fossil fuels
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The end of fossil fuels

Renewed political commitment to tackling climate change, cheaper renewables technology, more costly prospecting – can fossil fuels survive this triple…
7 Oct 2014
US natural gas: a long-term bull market
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US natural gas: a long-term bull market

Natural gas prices slipped over the summer, but expect prices to rise in the longer term.
22 Aug 2014
How you could make money from fracking without buying shares in an oil company
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How you could make money from fracking without buying shares in an oil company

Matthew Partridge explains how you could cash in by helping the fracking industry work more cleanly and efficiently.
25 Jul 2014
Profit from China’s war on pollution
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Profit from China’s war on pollution

China’s growth has been achieved at the cost of crippling pollution. With Beijing starting to crack down, Matthew Partridge looks at how you can profi…
8 May 2014
The assets to buy now - May 2014
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The assets to buy now - May 2014

Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? Here’s our monthly take on the maj…
2 May 2014
The next few months could be very exciting for investors in fracking
Energy

The next few months could be very exciting for investors in fracking

Britain’s fracking industry has so far failed to reach its full potential. But new regulations could soon change that. Matthew Partridge explains how …
22 Apr 2014
The assets to buy into now - April 2014
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The assets to buy into now - April 2014

Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? Here’s our monthly take on the m…
4 Apr 2014
Europe’s gas problem
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Europe’s gas problem

Ukraine has urged the West to act to prevent Russia using its control of gas supplies as a “new nuclear weapon”. Just how much of a threat is it? Simo…
31 Mar 2014
Gamble of the week: Russian gas giant
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Gamble of the week: Russian gas giant

Some businesses look cheap because no one really trusts them. This is probably the case with this Russian gas giant, says Phil Oakley.
17 Mar 2014
Shale oil and gas: the greatest growth story of the coming decade
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Shale oil and gas: the greatest growth story of the coming decade

Fracking is shaping up to be a major investment story for years to come. Here, David C Stevenson reveals the best funds to profit.
11 Feb 2014
The assets to buy into now - February 2014
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The assets to buy into now - February 2014

Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? We give our monthly view on the ma…
7 Feb 2014
Fracking FAQ: what is fracking, and why is it in the news?
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Fracking FAQ: what is fracking, and why is it in the news?

Fracking is a subject that’s constantly in the news. But what exactly does it entail, and what are the arguments for and against?
6 Feb 2014
The British fracking revolution is coming – you can’t afford to ignore this
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The British fracking revolution is coming – you can’t afford to ignore this

Fracking is the biggest story in the energy industry. And it’s going to be huge in the UK. Ed Bowsher looks at what you need to know.
14 Jan 2014
Is this the end for growth?
Global Economy

Is this the end for growth?

Money doesn’t make the world go round; energy does. And the days of cheap energy are over, according to a new book. What does this mean for civilisati…
9 Dec 2013