Could better regulations have persuaded Woodside not to mothball its Browse gas project?
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Woodside's decision to shelve its $40 billion Browse project off Western Australia's north is not a disaster, but it does highlight some areas where the gas industry needs to get much smarter.
Demonstrators gather on the opening day of the public inquiry into Lancashire County Council’s decision to refuse permission for fracking at two sites.
There's a bunfight about whether local or national government should call the shots when it comes to fracking.
The Australian government seems to think fossil fuels need help, when businesses are deciding otherwise.
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Do fossil fuels need saving from efforts to combat climate change? The Australian government seems to think so, but that sort of thinking is out of date.
Plugging in: more energy efficient cars are just one of the ways to improve energy productivity.
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'Energy productivity' is the new buzz-phrase in energy and climate policy, what even is it?
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Sweating it out through hot summer nights? Here are some tips when you're looking for something to cool you down.
An LNG carrier leaves Darwin.
Coal seam gas companies have invested billions of dollars to export their products overseas. But is their investment paying off?
Going down: Prices in Texas in November 2015.
With cheaper gas, consumers are buying fewer fuel-efficient vehicles – a step backwards on climate, energy security and upkeep of our highway and bridges.
It has been argued that connecting the pipeline to the Moomba gas hub (pictured) would have been more beneficial for the sector.
The Northern Territory is joining eastern Australia's gas market - good news for gas customers.
India is deepening its ties with Africa. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the India-Africa summit in New Delhi.
India is pursuing numerous energy interests in Mozambique, where many people are without energy access. But this has come with a high carbon output.
When it comes to gas vs renwables, it seems the balance isn’t right.
Who'd want to take part in the UK energy economy when the government keeps changing the rules?
Solar hot water may be green, but sometimes it can leave you out in the cold.
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Solar hot water is an excellent way to heat up without adding to your electricity bill. Unfortunately, it seems Australians are not getting the most from their solar hot water systems.
Gas bill got you feeling grey? A reverse cycle air conditioner could save you money.
Heating your home using electricity is not just cheaper, it's more efficient and can be considered renewable.
Political goals for Russia’s gas giant.
What does Gazprom hope to achieve with its deep and generous relationship with football?
Virgin territory. Sunrise over the Arctic resources battleground.
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The economic viability of extracting oil from the frozen north might be doubtful, but the geopolitical significance could be massive.
Gas may no longer be the most economic way to heat your home.
Eastern Australia's gas market is rapidly changing, driven by the first exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Queensland. And this is affecting the whole supply chain, from gas producers, to the way we use gas in our homes.
Increased oil and gas revenues amid lifted sanctions are set to raise Iran’s economic fortunes, which ease Middle Eastern tensions.
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Opponents of the Iran nuclear deal say it raises the nuclear weapons threat in the region. But Middle East tensions are actually likely to ease as Iran grows richer without being shackled by sanctions.
Guys, let’s not get ahead of ourselves.
As Greece and Europe struggle to come to an agreement, is Russia offering the Syriza government a viable alternative?
The G7 leaders at Elnau Castle in Germany.
What to make of the announcement that we'll be off the hydrocarbons in time for the 22nd century? Dream on.
The Great Artesian Basin is a source of water in many areas of inland Australia.
Recent water leaks related to coal seam gas development in New South Wales raise more concerns about the industry's impact on groundwater.
Power costs are moderating after sharp increases, according to an energy White Paper.
Consumers must play a role in reducing their electricity bills, the government says.