The energy services firm agrees to pay fine and $55m donation to wildlife charity
Sir John Bond was today ejected as chairman of FTSE 100 mining giant Glencore Xstrata, only minutes before he was due to run its first annual meeting following the $67 billion (£44 billion) merger.
In a show of exuberant generosity and breadth, images of natural beauty and brutal destruction jostle with Flickr fun
As oil company finally comes to trial over rig disaster, $16bn settlement talks are intensifying
The multinational oil giant Shell is facing fresh criticism of its Arctic offshore oil drilling programme, after one of its platforms was left stranded in an environmentally sensitive area of the Alaskan coast.
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.
Environmental group launches campaign to establish global sanctuary free from oil drilling
Campaigners warn that wildlife at Shetland site would be at 'significant risk' from any spill
Internal report warns of ecological disaster if new well bursts
Conservationists are calling on the Government to revoke dozens of new licences for oil and gas exploration in UK waters, fearing hundreds of thousands of seabirds could be at risk if they are granted.
Inspectors from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) will carry out an inquiry into the Shell North Sea oil spill, it emerged yesterday, to try to find the cause of the biggest British oil leak in more than a decade.
The oil company Exxon Mobil faced a mixture of scepticism and outright hostility yesterday after its president claimed that no wildlife had been harmed in an accident which saw an estimated 1,000 barrels of crude oil spilled directly into one of the most scenic waterways in the American West.
The owner of the rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico last year has largely blamed oil giant BP for the disaster.
Former BP boss Tony Hayward aims to raise around £1billion with a June listing of an acquisition vehicle that will target oil assets.
Oil on troubled waters