Tagged Politics

WoodMac sees M&A shake-up brewing in Australia

By Offshore Energy Today.. Australians love a good yarn, a chinwag, a chat. But it’s not sports or politics that’s making the ‘goss’ in the oil & gas boardrooms of Perth right now, according to energy intelligence group… … Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Energy Today

A joint belief in the need of Energy Transition

By Jeroen Swillens By Volker Beckers, Erasmus Centre For Future Energy Business Energy Transition should involve every business, politics and should be a part of every educational curriculum, says Volker Beckers, former Group CEO RWE and now, among other activities, Chairman of the Erasmus Centre of Future Energy Business advisory board. Erasmus Centre for Future…

Woodside names non-executive director

By LNG World News Ian Macfarlane (Image courtesy of Innovative Manufacturing Co-operative Research Centre)Australian LNG player Woodside on Monday said it has named Ian Macfarlane as a non executive director with immediate effect. Macfarlane, who joins Woodside as an independent director, has over 14 years of experience in cabinet and shadow ministerial positions, as he…

Is the UK now open for Fracking?

(By Dr Scott Summers – Shale Markets Profile for Scott) On Thursday the 6th October, the United Kingdom’s new Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid MP, permitted UK energy company Cuadrilla to frack at its Preston New Road, Lancashire, UK site.[1] His approval overturned Lancashire County Council’s earlier 2015decision,[2] in which it refused permission to extract shale gas…

Global political will did not match gas technology gains, forum told

Improvements in technology have increased global natural gas supplies, but delivery problems caused by US and international politics have kept vibrant worldwide markets many people expected 5 years ago from materializing, a senior fellow at the Istituto Affari Internazionali in Rome stated. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Oil & Gas Journal –…

The tyranny of activism-2: Unsettling ‘the science’

How many protestors dressed as dinosaurs to disparage fossil energy-tagged as symbols of activism in the first part of this editorial series-can define “climate sensitivity?” How many can explain why climate sensitivity is important to the politics of energy? Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Oil & Gas Journal – General Interest

Politics hamper new gas pipeline permitting, API official says

US Senate passage of a broad bipartisan energy with language to expedite federal approvals of LNG export projects was a significant step, an American Petroleum Institute official said. But states also need to help remove politics from what should be a straightforward process for gas pipelines as well as LNG export installations, API Executive Vice-Pres….