Fossil Fuel
Bush calls for offshore drilling
Bush calls for offshore drilling President George W Bush has called on Congress to end a 27-year ban on drilling for oil in US coastal waters, to reduce...
Read more...
 
Europe split over oil price plan
Europe split over oil price plan European Union leaders have agreed to a 3-month study to find ways of cushioning the impact of soaring energy prices on the region's citizens...
Read more...
 
Nigeria 'shock' after oil attack
Nigeria 'shock' after oil attack Oil production at an oil installation off the Nigerian coast remains halted because staff are suffering from shock after a militant attack, officials say...
Read more...
 
Shutdown 'risks petrol shortages'
Shutdown 'risks petrol shortages' Bosses at Scotland's only crude oil refinery have started a shutdown after claiming an impending strike will compromise safety.

Ineos said the Grangemouth refinery could shut for "at least a month", and warned of major fuel shortages.

About 1,200 members of the Unite union are to strike on 27 and 28 April in a dispute over pensions.

Scottish ministers urged both sides to try to resolve the dispute, instead of "trading commentary" in the...

Read more...