Daily Archives: October 25, 2010

Kiran Stacey

After my earlier pessimistic (at least for green campaigners and those in low-carbon energy production) post on the hopes of setting a high and stable carbon price comes a very different message in a report from The Climate Institute in Australia. Read more

Kiran Stacey

Bob Dudley has been addressing the CBI today, making his first speech outside BP since becoming CEO last month. Read more

Kiran Stacey

The British government has finally announced what we have known for a while: that it will keep in place the £60m of investment pledged by the last government to improve infrastructure for offshore wind. Read more

China suffered its largest-ever oil spill in July and the danger it poses has not yet gone away: problems flared up again at the weekend when an oil tank caught on fire during ongoing cleanup efforts at the Xingang port in Dalian. Read more

Kiran Stacey

Last week I wrote that one of the areas of complete agreement at a debate during the European Future Energy Forum had been that there needed to be a high and stable carbon price in order to incentivise low carbon energy production. But I added that nobody knew how to bring it about. Read more

FT Energy Source

- Utilities to warn on carbon price – FT
- Bill Gates funds fight for California carbon limits – Bloomberg
- BP funds US climate change sceptics in midterms – The Guardian
- Can endangered species persuade the US to give up fossil fuels? – MasterResource
- ‘Bidding game’ on for Middle East oil reserves – Arab News
- Centrica set to shelve gas storage plans – The Telegraph
- PTT eyes foreign energy assets – FT
- US looks to British model to improve offshore drilling safety – LA Times
- Big oil has not written off Gulf of Mexico – FT Lex
- US Gulf drillers offer varying deepwater outlooks – Argus
- Calculating commitment to the climate – NY Times Green blog Read more