American energy giant Chevron announced it will discontinue its shale gas project in Poland as it no longer makes business sense. The company previously canceled drilling projects in the Arctic and in Ukraine.
In a victory for the Labour Party and other opponents of fracking, the Conservative-led coalition has announced that fracking will be banned in all national parks. Further restrictive measures were also placed upon shale gas companies.
Facing a $3.5 billion budget deficit following a huge drop in oil prices, Alaska is looking for ways to cut spending and cover the gap in an open and transparent way, Alaskan Governor Bill Walker told RT.
The UK government has refused to reveal whether the National Security Council approved or discussed China's investment in a proposed £24.5 billion nuclear power plant in the UK, Hinkley Point C, citing “national security.”
In March 2014, hydraulic fracturing – or fracking – caused 77 earthquakes in a small Ohio town that had no previous experience with seismic activity, according to a new study. One quake was large enough to be felt in neighboring areas.
Iceland is planning to formally withdraw its EU application, the country’s prime minister told the national radio station. Reykjavik also wants to lift capitals controls imposed on Iceland by Brussels after a financial crisis hit the country in 2008.