Mexico vows energy independence
U.S. climate envoy John Kerry is visiting Mexico to look at ways the region can speed up the transition to clean energy. But Mexico's desire for energy independence is slowing progress towards rene...
Italy: LNG ship sails into a storm of protest
A ship that will store liquefied natural gas and convert it back into gas has prompted protests from people living near its mooring in Italy. The Italian government says LNG will enable it to repla...
Reducing dependence on Chinese 'green-tech' materials
EU's reliance on China for rare earth metals and raw materials needed for electric cars, batteries and other green technologies poses a threat to its clean energy goals. In a bid to secure a sustai...
NATO, EU heads visit North Sea gas platform
The heads of NATO and the European Commission flew to a North Sea platform on Friday (March 17) to discuss the protection of infrastructure and gas supplies to Europe.
Colombia: Deadly coal mine explosion
A powerful explosion in a coal mine in central Colombia has killed at least 11 people. The incident happened in Sutatausa, about 75km (46 miles) from the capital, Bogota. A search is under way for ...
Energy Chief Defends Allowing Alaska Oil Drilling
US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm defended the Biden administration's decision to approve an $8 billion ConocoPhillips oil drilling project in Alaska, even as the White House pushes for more cl...
EU moves to avoid energy bill fluctuations
The proposed reform is a direct response to the energy crisis, which last year pushed electricity bills to record highs.
Biden approves controversial oil drilling project in Alaska
The U.S. has approved the largest oil drilling project in Alaska in decades. The nearly $11-billion Willow project has strong support in the state but has drawn the ire of climate groups worried ab...
Oil giant Aramco reports record profits
Aramco is the latest energy company to announce record earnings in 2022, helped by soaring energy prices following Russia's war in Ukraine. The giant notched €151 billion in profits over the year.
Japan marks anniversary of tsunami, nuclear disaster
Japan marked the 12-year anniversary of the 2011 Fukushima disaster on Saturday (March 11) – the deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that claimed the lives of over 20,000 people and too...
Netayahu wants Israel to increase gas exports Europe
Israel's premier is on his first visit to Rome since Italy's Prime Minister, Giorgia Meloni, took office last year. Among the key issues discussed, a push by Israel to increase gas supplies to Ital...
French protestors cut power to parts of the country
Young people in universities and high schools across France took to the streets on Thursday to protest the government’s attempt to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64.
Japan to release Fukushima water into the sea
Neighbouring countries and fishermen have opposed the proposal, but Japan says that the water used to cool damaged nuclear plant must be released soon.
Three killed in Spanish mining disaster
An official from the Spanish operator ICL Iberia confirmed that the three men were Spanish nationals and experienced geologists and that two of them were postgraduate students.
Philippines oil spill disaster worsens
More than a week after a tanker sank off the island of Mindoro in the Philippines, the Coastguard is still struggling to contain a massive oil spill. The slick has now reached several coastal town...
U.S: Pro-Ukraine group behind pipeline blast
U.S authorities say new intelligence indicates an independent, pro-Ukrainian group was behind the blast that ruptured the Nord Stream pipeline last year, according to a report in the New York Times...
Cuba blackouts amid failing power plants
Cubans are struggling with an ongoing energy crisis. Most of the island nation's power plants were built in Soviet times and break down frequently. But the government doesn't have enough money to b...
Giant gas reserve discovered off Senegal
Senegal's Liquefied Natural Gas project - set to launch this year - is attracting interest from European countries. The EU is looking to replace Russian energy supplies due to the war in Ukraine.
Saudi's signal bullish message with oil price hike
Saudi Arabia signaled it sees oil demand picking up in Asia and Europe by raising most prices for crude shipments to the regions. Bloomberg's Paul Wallace reports on what the move mean for oil pric...
Nuclear chief holds 'constructive talks' with Iran
UN nuclear watchdog chief, Rafael Grossi, says he’s held "constructive" talks with Iranian officials in Tehran.
Argentina: Heatwaves cause nationwide blackouts
Large swathes of Argentina were left without power on Wednesday afternoon after blackouts in the national grid due to a fire, officials said, as the country endures a major heat wave that has incre...
EU plans collective gas purchase to lower costs
The first joint purchases are expected to take place in the summer in order to fill underground gas storages.
Nuclear chief set to meet Iranian President
The reported meeting follows the detection of particles of uranium enriched to 83.7% at an Iranian plant, according to a UN report.
Rishi Sunak touts economic benefits of Brexit deal
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is looking to win over a tiny caucus of Northern Ireland's unionist politicians and an influential group of pro-Brexit MPs from his own Conservative Party to support t...
Pro-Russian anti-government protests rage in Moldova
On Tuesday in Chisinau, demonstrations called for government subsidies for winter energy bills.
Oil giant 'not liable' for climate damage, court rules
A French court ruled on Tuesday (February 28) rejected a landmark lawsuit against oil giant TotalEnergies that accused it of failing to protect people and the environment as it pursues oil projects...
Pakistan's push towards solar power
Pakistan's economy relies heavily on imported oil, gas and coal. But consumers are struggling with the fallout from supply chain problems and rising electricity costs, and many are switching to sol...
EU companies scramble to offset high energy costs
High energy prices as a result of the Ukraine war continue to burden German companies. Chemicals maker Worlee has purchased a biogas plant and plans to invest in photovoltaics to offset high energy...
Vitol CEO Hardy expects record oil demand
Vitol CEO Russel Hardy discusses the oil trader's 2022 performance and the outlook for oil demand in 2023. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: European Open.