Tagged With UK
The UK is officially leaving the EU. What now for energy?
5 April 2017
UK prime minister Theresa May has hailed the dawn of a "Global Britain", but Brexit's critics say it will cripple the economy, kill access to its main market, spark ruinous inflation and shred the country's global influence.
An M&A lifeline in the North Sea
15 March 2017
Assets that cut tax bills could be a blessing for UKCS operators looking for a bargain
North Sea struggles in a new era
1 February 2017
Higher oil prices would help, but they won’t restore glory to an increasingly marginal play
Do we really need big power plants any more?
8 December 2016
Governments obsess about baseload energy. This is an outdated approach
The slippery slope
2 December 2016
Europe's upstream struggled in 2016, leaving the continent more dependent on imports
Post-traumatic efficiencies in order
28 November 2016
In 2017, the E&P sector needs to sharpen its focus. A price recovery, when it comes, will only reward low-cost explorers
North Sea - comeback basin?
22 November 2016
Thanks to the innovation of independent producers, predictions of the UK North Sea's death may be premature
UK - weak power
16 November 2016
The retirement of coal-fired power stations is tightening the UK's electricity supply-and the government doesn't seem to have a plan to cope
The future is here
14 September 2016
Decommissioning the North Sea used to be something to worry about later. But the time to clean up the fast-declining province is nigh
Championing UK gas
8 August 2016
Chemicals firm Ineos believes the best way to secure its feedstock is to go out and find it. Gary Haywood, chief executive of its shale division, talks to PE
The UK’s shale carrot
8 August 2016
Will paying people to like fracking change the outlook for UK gas?
Brexit leaves certainty of uncertainty
19 July 2016
No one in the UK’s Leave camp had a real energy plan. So what now?
Brexit: what impact for oil?
24 June 2016
The UK’s vote has spooked crude, equity and currency markets. More volatility is likely
Brexit: fear and volatility
22 June 2016
The UK will probably vote to stay – but until that’s clear, markets will gyrate
UK awards first fracking license in five years
2 June 2016
Independent firm Third Energy has been awarded the first UK license for hydraulic fracturing since 2011. It’s a boost for the nascent industry but don’t expect an imminent shale gas revolution
Nuclear power in the EU has fallen out of fashion
25 May 2016
Nuclear is more prone to popularity peaks and troughs than many other energy sources, and it’s not looking good at the moment
European gas prices on the slide
6 April 2016
A gas glut is hitting prices, and the continent’s buyers are benefiting
The storm nears in the North Sea
25 February 2016
UK and Norwegian oil output has defied gravity for the past year, but the slowdown will become plain in 2016
UK targets switch to gas
7 December 2015
The UK Conservative government is to consult on phasing out coal completely by 2025, but it must find ways to trigger investment in gas-fired plant
UK to close coal power stations by 2025 says energy minister
18 November 2015
The UK Conservative government is to consult on phasing out coal completely by 2025 – but only if new gas capacity is advancing fast enough
China joins EDF in UK Hinkley Point nuclear deal
23 October 2015
The UK has admitted China into its power-generation market, allowing it to take a stake in the Hinkley Point nuclear plant
Balfour Beatty bids $93m for UK Alkane
21 September 2015
A subsidiary of Balfour Beatty, Barbican Bidco, has made a £61.37mn ($93m) bid for AIM-listed UK gas and power producer Alkane
Total sells UK midstream assets
27 August 2015
After the sudden drop in oil prices last year, Total is cutting costs to raise funds
How to tackle corruption risk in M&A transactions
14 August 2015
Energy companies often conduct business in emerging markets, some of which may have a historically poor record of dealing with corruption. In this article, law firm Norton Rose Fulbright considers the risks of entering such markets; and how companies can protect the value of the deal
UK enforces faster shale applications
13 August 2015
Shale gas planning applications will be fast-tracked through a new, dedicated planning process, under UK government measures announced 13 August
Cuadrilla appeals Lancashire council decision
23 July 2015
The UK explorer is challenging the council's decision to refuse permission to explore gas in two sites in the county