Daily Archives: November 2, 2010

Kiran Stacey

After all the bad news we have published today regarding the offshore wind industry, here is some good news.
Just a month after the UK government confirmed it would spend £60m updating the infrastructure at ports to enable bigger and better wind farms to be built, the Scottish government has gone one further and announced a similar £70m fund. Read more

Kiran Stacey

I broke the story this morning that since 2003, energy companies had been forced to sign potentially damaging contracts if they wanted to lease a part of the seabed on which to build an offshore wind farm. Read more

The Falkland oilers fanclub aren’t giving up even though Desire Petroleum has suffered another setback. Read more

Kiran Stacey

The offshore wind industry was delighted last month when the government confirmed it would spend £60m to redevelop Britain’s port infrastructure.
But as offshore wind becomes a more prominent part of the UK’s energy mix, it suddenly finds itself in competition with giants from the oil and gas industry. Read more

FT Energy Source

- BP back in black after oil spill disaster – The Times (£)
- BP profit drops after taking further charge on Gulf oil spill – Bloomberg
- BP bills Mitsui $1.9bn for Macondo oil spill – Argus
- Denied BP oil spill claims rising sharply – AP
- Saudi shift on oil prices triggers crude rally – FT
- Lease fears for offshore wind farms – FT
- End of US carbon trading looms – FT
- BG profit rises 12 per cent – Bloomberg
- US court forced to review Enron case – FT
- Exco chief in $4.4bn buy-out move – FT
- Desire and Faroe drop on more Falklands drilling setbacks – The Telegraph
- ONGC eyes Exxon and Total’s Angolan assets – FT
- Clinton facing heat on oil sands pipeline – NY Times Green blog Read more