INEOS Shale, a unit of UK’s petrochemical giant INEOS, announced on Monday it has appointed Ron Coyle as its new chief executive to lead the company into operational phase, Kallanish Energy learns.
The UK’s Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) said on Monday only 10% of the UK public agree with the government’s decision to leave the Euratom treaty at the same time it leaves the European Union (EU), Kallanish Energy learns.
UK’s developers of ‘less-established’ renewables will compete for up to £557 million ($738 million) of funding in the upcoming Contracts for Difference (CfD) auctions, the government confirmed on Wednesday.
UK’s Environment Agency (EA) approved on Tuesday Third Energy’s Hydraulic Fracture Plan for its well site at Kirby Misperton, in North Yorkshire, leaving the onshore explorer with one last hurdle before it can start fracking in England, Kallanish Energy reports.
Norwegian state-owned renewable generator Statkraft has sold its 50% stake in UK offshore wind project Triton Knoll to Germany’s Innogy, in a move to exit offshore wind power generation, Kallanish Energy learns.
UK’s engineering services companies Wood Group and Amec Foster Wheeler announced on Monday the formation of a “global leader” in project engineering and technical services to the energy and industrial markets, Kallanish Energy reports.
The UK solar industry no longer needs to rely on subsidies to grow, and proof of it is the Tuesday’s commissioning of the country’s first subsidy-free solar farm Clayhill, the UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) said on Tuesday.
The UK oil and gas industry, both offshore and onshore, have reacted to a study by University of Edinburgh scientists suggesting the UK hydrocarbons reserves may only last another decade, Kallanish Energy reports.
The UK energy industry will lose one of the few women holding a chief executive position, as Dorothy Thomson retires from British energy giant Drax after 12 years of leadership, Kallanish Energy learns.