A panel of the 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a federal judge's approval of a multi-billion dollar settlement between BP Plc and businesses and individuals who lost money and property in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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BP takes $1.1bn hit on failed Brazilian well, but reveals 'significant' discovery in the Gulf of Mexico
Wednesday 18 December 2013
Tuesday 17 December 2013
BP-led offshore expansion plan worth $45bn angers human rights activists
Monday 16 December 2013
The British oil major will drill around 300 wells over 15 years to produce about a third of Oman’s total daily domestic gas supply
Saturday 07 December 2013
Shares in Berkeley Group shot up on Friday as the housebuilder revealed a massive dividend hike at its half-year results.
Tuesday 03 December 2013
BP has won a key court victory in the US that will limit the amount of compensation the oil giant will have to pay following the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010.
Peter Leahy: Other than a quick cash in, I wouldn't touch Royal Mail shares with a very long barge pole
Thursday 10 October 2013
The ‘low hanging fruit’ of government assets considered worthwhile privatisation candidates were sold long ago
Tuesday 01 October 2013
Second phase of trial opens with claims of negligence and lack of preparation
Wednesday 25 September 2013
Lord Browne of Madingley, the former BP chief executive, is to return to the London Stock Exchange after his latest venture, the private equity firm Riverstone, announced plans to raise up to £1.5bn by listing a new energy vehicle in the City.
Thursday 29 August 2013
A dire situation in Syria and the threat of military intervention pummelled stocks globally but investors rushed to invest in oil and gas giants, betting the oil price will continue to spike.
Tuesday 20 August 2013
Shares in Kentz leapt 24 per cent after the FTSE 250 engineer rejected two takeover offers yesterday, triggering City expectations of an £820m multi-way bidding battle.
Sunday 11 August 2013
Protesters against fracking in one of Britain's national parks were joined yesterday by residents from a village that could become the second flashpoint over the controversial energy strategy. The demonstration against fracking in Balcombe, West Sussex, was joined by residents from Fernhurst, another village in the South Downs National Park.
Balcombe fracking row takes fresh twist as it emerges parish council raised no objection to drilling
Wednesday 07 August 2013
The two-week protest against potential fracking in Balcombe took a dramatic twist today as it emerged that the local parish council had lodged "no objection" to the planning application, without consulting the West Sussex village - a decision the council chair said she was now "gutted" about.
Tuesday 06 August 2013
An American energy regulator threatened BP with fines of nearly $29m (£19m) yesterday, asking the oil giant to respond to allegations of manipulating the natural gas market.
Chrissie Hynde and Ray Davies' daughter Natalie arrested after gluing herself to boyfriend during fracking protest
Wednesday 31 July 2013
Natalie Hynde, the daughter of The Pretenders’ singer Chrissie Hynde and The Kinks’ Ray Davies has been arrested after apparently gluing her hands to her boyfriend during a protest against fracking.
Tuesday 30 July 2013
Officers told to justify painful 'mandibular angle' technique using pressure point behind ear
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
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