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Scottish independence referendum
Scottish voters go to the polls on Thursday to choose whether or not to break away from the UK and form an independent state. The ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ campaigns have been neck-and-neck in the pre-ballot polls.

17.09.2014 09:01

EU publishes Russia sanctions list: Energy, finance, defense targeted
Arms producer Kalashnikov and oil giant Rosneft are among Russian companies hit by a new round of EU sanctions, which have come into effect Friday morning upon being published in the EU Official Journal.

12.09.2014 06:08

​US, EU to ban Exxon, BP and Shell from oil exploration in Russia – report
The EU and the US are going to ban energy giants like Exxon Mobil, BP and Shell from searching for crude oil in Russia's Arctic, deep seas and shale formations, three American officials anonymously told Bloomberg.

10.09.2014 19:53

Australia to reverse plan to dump mud on Gt Barrier Reef
The Australian government is pondering a new plan for disposal of waste from expanding the country’s port of Abbot Point, which would see the dredged mud and sand reused on land instead of being dumped by the Great Barrier Reef, as was initially planned.

09.09.2014 11:11

‘Ceasefire an enormous step forward, gives hope for political solution in Ukraine’
The combination of the ceasefire in Ukraine, the possibility of a settlement and the opportunity of not extending sanctions is something that should be seized, otherwise the situation will go nowhere, British Labour Party MP Jeremy Corbyn told RT.

09.09.2014 03:05

Putin: Arctic shelf development ‘major task’ for oil and gas sector
Arctic shelf development is among the major challenges facing the Russian oil and gas sector, according to President Putin, who addressed industry workers on Sunday.

07.09.2014 10:48

Energy-pinched Ukraine orders 1mn tons of coal from South Africa
​Ukraine has agreed to import 1 million tons of coal from South Africa according to Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk. Fighting in the east has shut down production at half the country’s coal mines, and stocks will only last until November.

03.09.2014 12:39

​Canada to Russia: ‘We will defend our sovereignty in the Arctic’
Canada is ready for a confrontation with Russia if it expands its ambitions in the Arctic region, Foreign Minister John Baird told a Danish newspaper. The oil-rich region is set to become a key political battleground in the coming decades.

27.08.2014 00:25

Bulgaria halts South Stream gas pipeline project for second time
All operations on Russia’s Gazprom-led project South Stream have been suspended, as they do not meet the requirements of the European Commission, Bulgaria’s Ministry of Economy and Energy said on its website.

18.08.2014 16:58

Activists occupy UK govt building over heavily-redacted fracking report
A group of campaigners from Reclaim the Power are currently occupying the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ (DEFRA) headquarters in London, following the government’s decision to censor a report on the potential impacts of fracking.

18.08.2014 12:29

​America’s Apache makes biggest Australian oil find in decades
US energy company Apache has discovered an offshore oil field in Australia with potential reserves of up to 300 million barrels of crude.

18.08.2014 11:32

'Buy firewood & coal': MP warns Ukrainians after US, EU get access to national gas pipes
The decision by the Ukrainian parliament to allow companies from the US and EU to co-manage the country’s gas pipelines could lead to the country being left with no gas supplies in the coming winter, an MP has warned in an emotional online address.

15.08.2014 07:40

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