Archive for the ‘Finance’ Category

Electric vehicles are being outpaced by the growth of SUVs

Monday, October 7th, 2019

Public support for EVs has to be won before carbon reduction targets can be met

BP’s Looney takes oil major into energy transition

Sunday, October 6th, 2019

New chief must spell out group’s strategy amid climate-change pressure

National Grid open to giving up managing UK’s electricity

Sunday, October 6th, 2019

Company has faced questions over role since August blackout that hit 1m homes and businesses

Blow for Iran as Chinese oil group pulls out of flagship gas field project

Sunday, October 6th, 2019

Exit of CNPC spells further hit to economy already being damaged by US sanctions

Car theft/platinum: cat burglars

Saturday, October 5th, 2019

Rising precious metals prices are luring criminals to target  catalytic converters which use platinum, palladium or rhodium

Trump placates swing state farmers with biofuels shift

Friday, October 4th, 2019

Fossil fuel industry loses out in policy switch

Copper price reflects grim assessment of global economy

Friday, October 4th, 2019

Red metal has fallen in price after poor manufacturing data

BP: Greta expectations 

Friday, October 4th, 2019

Old-school oilman Bob Dudley is leaving at a judicious moment

Fusion power will be well worth the wait

Friday, October 4th, 2019

New nuclear sources justify substantial public and private investment

BP chief executive Bob Dudley to step down 

Friday, October 4th, 2019

Upstream boss Bernard Looney will take over in February