Keith Brown, Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities, has called on the UK government to provide further fiscal support for oil and gas exploration.

Brent crude oil prices are now at their lowest level last seen in 2004, with production around the world remaining at or near record highs.

IEA report shows global demand for coal stalling

Following more than a decade of aggressive growth, global coal demand has stalled, the International Energy Agency has stated in its annual coal market report.

The Department of Energy and Climate Change has revealed that nine organisations have applied for Underground Coal Gasification licences to exploit shale gas reserves across Central Scotland.

A group of Mayors from around the world have issued a letter calling on other cities to divest from fossil fuels in order to support the transition towards renewable energy.

Texas Oil Plant

America's crude oil and lease condensate has shown that reserves increased by 9% to 39.9 billion barrels, and natural gas proved reserves increased

North Sea OIl

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has published its main priorities for 2016.

Ironbridge Power Station

With decommissioning now underway at Ironbridge Power Station, the structural future of the 'belching towers' remains uncertain.

Coal Fired Station

The Government is set to launch a consultation on ending unabated coal-fired power stations by 2025, making new gas-fired power stations a priority its of energy policy

New technological advances have promoted irresponsible fracturing practices with severe environmental and public health consequences. Fracking isn't a bad idea in theory but it can't be allowed to go unregulated, says Bill Nye.

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