The ‘low hanging fruit’ of government assets considered worthwhile privatisation candidates were sold long ago
Second phase of trial opens with claims of negligence and lack of preparation
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.
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.
The energy services firm agrees to pay fine and $55m donation to wildlife charity
Campaigners warn of potential conflicts of interest from energy-sector leaders advising on policy
BP's response following a gas plant terror attack which left six Britons dead has been “inhumane to the extreme”, a widow of one of the victim's has claimed.
Energy giant BP has reached out to David Cameron for help with the escalating cost of compensating US companies for the disastrous oil spill in 2010.
Islamist militants were holding up to 41 Western gas engineers at a remote BP site in Algeria today, deepening fears that the conflict in Mali could unleash an anti-Western war across the deserts of northern Africa.
Officials in the Gulf of Mexico are investigating an explosion and a fire that broke out aboard an offshore oil platform near Grand Isle, Louisiana.
BP has agreed to pay $4.5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to 14 counts of criminal misconduct over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico two years ago.
Concerns over low cash element in sale of stake in Russian venture to state giant
BP has reached a £4.9bn deal with thousands of people hit by the oil giant's Gulf of Mexico disaster.
The owner of the rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico last year has largely blamed oil giant BP for the disaster.
Shareholders may be about to see some dividend after oil giant returns to profit
BP reported one of the worst-ever losses in British corporate history yesterday after estimating the total cost of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill at $32bn (£21bn).