Oil and gas

Oil surges 85% in May, posting its best month on record

Oil surges 85% in May, posting its best month on record

15 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

WTI crude oil spiked 85% in May, notching its best monthly performance gain on record, according to data from Bloomberg. The surge in oil prices comes just one month after oil...
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Oil in for Best Month, Even as Rig Cuts Decline, Stockpiles Climb

1 hour ago   |   FXCM

By Barani Krishnan Investing.com - Oil was on track to its best month ever as crude prices were poised to deliver a gain of as high as 90% for May after having rebounded from...
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Layoffs, furloughs, and budget cuts: We're tracking how 18 energy giants from Shell to Chevron are responding to the historic oil market meltdown

Layoffs, furloughs, and budget cuts: We're tracking how 18 energy giants from Shell to Chevron are responding to the historic oil market meltdown

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

The coronavirus pandemic crippled global oil demand, causing the price to collapse by as much as 75% in April, with some futures going negative for the first time in history...
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Fossil fuels appear to release far more methane than we thought | Science News for Students

3 hours ago   |   Science News for Students

Fossil fuels appear to release far more methane than we thought | Science News for Students : Using fossil fuels releases far more methane - a potent greenhouse gas - than...
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Lockdown easing sparks South African fuel shortages

3 hours ago   |   Energy Voice

South Africa has “inadequate” stocks of diesel, an industry body has warned, as demand has accelerated beyond expectations with the easing of lockdown limitations. The South...
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Revised furlough scheme unlikely to ‘stem tide' of oil job losses

3 hours ago   |   Energy Voice

The UK Government's furlough scheme is unlikely to “stem the tide” of oil industry job losses as employers are told to start contributing to wages in the coming months, lawyers...
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20 bogus claims about the coronavirus, including a fake marijuana cure, and false links between Bill Gates and 5G

20 bogus claims about the coronavirus, including a fake marijuana cure, and false links between Bill Gates and 5G

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Misinformation about the novel coronavirus is rampant. Despite what you might've heard, you cannot get the virus from an imported package or a pet, and there's no evidence that...
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Venezuelan drivers may have to start paying for petrol

4 hours ago   |   Sunday Times Driving

VENEZUELAN president Nicholas Maduro has announced an end to a system under which it has been possible to get a full tank of petrol for next to nothing. He said that new prices...
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Best BBQs under £200: great value gas and charcoal barbecues perfect for summer

4 hours ago   |   Evening Standard

You don't have to dig deep for the perfect grill
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Golar burns a candle for future FLNG plans

5 hours ago   |   Energy Voice

New liquefaction projects are unlikely for the time being, Golar LNG has said, but in the longer run its floating LNG technology is an attractive option for exporting gas. The...
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Police officer Derek Chauvin taken into custody after George Floyd death

Police officer Derek Chauvin taken into custody after George Floyd death

Mr Floyd died on Monday after the officer was filmed pushing his knee down on his neck, in spite of the victim's pleas that he could not breathe. The death has sparked huge... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Businesses must pay towards furlough scheme from August...

Coronavirus: Businesses must pay towards furlough scheme from August, chancellor announces

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled plans for employers to start paying towards their furloughed staff and extend reduced support to self-employed workers. Read more ...

Coronavirus: Donald Trump 'terminates' relationship with World Health...

Coronavirus: Donald Trump 'terminates' relationship with World Health Organisation

Donald Trump has announced that the US will be "terminating its relationship" with the World Health Organisation. Read more ...

Taylor Swift says Trump is 'toking fires of white supremacy'

Taylor Swift says Trump is 'toking fires of white supremacy'

US president Donald Trump called Minnesota protesters 'thugs' and suggested they could be shot if the looting continued Read more ...

Coronation Street's Alya takes action against Geoff - but fans fear consequences

Coronation Street's Alya takes action against Geoff - but fans fear consequences

Corrie viewers are worried Alya Nazir and Ryan Connor will regret taking on evil Geoff Metcalfe on the ITV soap Read more ...

Kylie Jenner slams Forbes for 'inaccurate statements'

Kylie Jenner slams Forbes for 'inaccurate statements'

Kylie Jenner has slammed Forbes after it published a bombshell report on Friday accusing the Jenner family of inflating figures and 'forging' tax returns for the makeup mogul's... Read more ...

'This shouldnt be "normal" in 2020 America': Obama reacts to George Floyd's...

'This shouldnt be "normal" in 2020 America': Obama reacts to George Floyd's death

Barack Obama has called for justice to be done, and called for an end to racial inequality - which remains 'tragically, painfully and maddeningly "normal"' for millions of... Read more ...

Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich announce they have SEPARATED

Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich announce they have SEPARATED

Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich have announced their separation less than three years after getting married. The pair went into lockdown separately amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

Questions raised over timing of decision to ease lockdown restrictions

Questions raised over timing of decision to ease lockdown restrictions

One police chief has suggested it was ‘rushed forward to help ministers in a difficult position' Boris Johnson 's announcement that lockdown measures will begin to be lifted... Read more ...

Belly Mujinga: No further action over death of rail worker from COVID-19...

Belly Mujinga: No further action over death of rail worker from COVID-19 after 'spitting attack'

British Transport Police say no further action will be taken after a train ticket collector who was allegedly spat at died with coronavirus. Read more ...