The head of Iraq’s parliamentary Oil and Gas Committee said on Saturday he was concerned about a lack of transparency in a flare gas contract which the government has signed with oil major Royal Dutch Shell.
Posts on ‘November 8th, 2008’
RENSSELAERVILLE Shell WindEnergy Inc. has offered to pay legal expenses for landowners in the Albany County hill towns who had considered leasing their land to Shell for two large wind farms.
BP has dropped all plans to build wind farms and other renewable schemes in Britain and is instead concentrating the bulk of its $8bn (£5bn) renewables spending programme on the US, where government incentives for clean energy projects can provide a convenient tax shelter for oil and gas revenues.
The Times November 8, 2008 Robin Pagnamenta, energy and environment editor Government plans for Britain to become a world leader in clean energy technology suffered a double setback yesterday after BP said that it was abandoning the country’s wind energy industry and pulling out of a competition to build a demonstration carbon-capture and storage plant. [...]