Antrim Energy said today it had secured development field plan approval from the department of energy and climate change for its Fionn development plan in the UK North Sea.
The chief executive of environmental group Friends of the Earth Scotland has claimed it is "completely premature" to begin assessing the damage caused by gas leaking from the Elgin platform.
A senior MP has said lessons must be learned from the gas leak at a North Sea platform.
A renewable energy programme for Malawi is to receive funding of £1.7million from the Scottish Government.
MPs have launched an inquiry into what the UK Government can do to protect the Arctic from over-exploitation, as the retreating ice opens the region up for oil and gas drilling.
CO2 is now a major headache and headlines are full of stories about how to capture and store the gas. Carbon capture is considered by UK policymakers to be the way ahead.
THE Technical and Legal Guides to the International Oil and Gas Industry is an incredibly dry title, and one could be forgiven for believing that the contents of such publications would be as dry, especially since they were born in a lawyer's office.
The debate surrounding the environmental impact of unconventional gas production (including shale gas) in the UK is gaining strength, as DECC's (Department of Energy and Climate Change) 14th Landward Licensing Round approaches.
My father was a senior manager and engineer in the nationalised electricity industry.
Environmentalists have called for an end to campaigns designed to slow action on global warming, after it emerged oil giant Exxon Mobil was still funding "climate sceptic" organisations.
Here we are again. Only a few more shopping days to go before Christmas and, as usual, I still can't make up my mind as to what presents I want or, indeed, what I'm going to buy for everyone else.
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) is holding a major conference on climate change and global warming in Copenhagen on December 7-18 that up to 20,000 people are expected to attend.
Wave and tidal developers were invited yesterday to bid for £22million of new UK Government funding aimed at speeding up the development of marine energy.
THE UK is the European hotbed of investment and innovation in low-carbon technologies, attracting 41% of the total venture-capital and private-equity investment in low-carbon small and medium-sized enterprises in the EU, according to a new report.
A GLOBAL renewables bubble may be developing as bidders compete for assets and send prices up sharply, a survey of more than 200 industry executives compiled by accountants KPMG found.
The European Union's latest targets for the UK to achieve are a 20% improvement in energy efficiency - 10% of vehicles powered by biofuel and 15% of energy derived from renewable sources.