Third time lucky for First Tech in bid for Nautronix

It's third time lucky for Scottish-based outfit First Tech Plc in its hostile bid for Fremantle-based


20 JUN 2002

Black Rock to raise funds on London's AIM

Junior explorer Black Rock Oil & Gas Plc has announced it intends to raise £87,500 by placing 7,000,000


19 JUN 2002

UK Government close to ending royalty payments

As part of a plan to offset a new oil tax unveiled in its April budget, the British Government said it


17 JUN 2002

Huge growth tipped for UK offshore wind projects

A major new study of the worldwide prospects for offshore renewable energy recently commissioned by the


28 MAY 2002

ExxonMobil hits out at UK tax hike

Chairman of ExxonMobil International, Mr Ansel Condray said he was "extremely disappointed" by the UK's


20 MAY 2002

Nautronix shrugs off First Tech demand for explanation over downgrade

Fremantle-based marine technology company Nautronix has shrugged off demands by hostile suitor, First


16 MAY 2002

Shell looks to plant-derived fuel to cut greenhouse

Oil giant Shell has told the UK media it intends investing £20 million into a £100 million, world first

Renewable Energy

13 MAY 2002

Collision evacuates Nth Sea rig

A 19 man skeleton crew remains on board Dynergy Storage's Rough 33 platform, following its evacuation


10 MAY 2002

Favourable ruling for Nautronix in US litigation case

Despite being the target of a second takeover bid by Scottish-based First Tech this week, Nautronix scored


10 MAY 2002

Scots back for second bite at Nautronix

Scottish-based First Tech Plc has launched a second takeover bid for marine technology company Nautronix.


07 MAY 2002

UK SWERF project moves a step closer after planning approval

Energy Development's UK-based waste to energy facility took another step forward after local authorities

Renewable Energy

12 APR 2002

BP set to trim North Sea operations

Oil giant BP has announced it will eliminate about 16 per cent of its UK workforce or around 500 jobs


28 MAR 2002
KPMG says green focus wins customers

KPMG says green focus wins customers

Australia's private electricity retailers focus too heavily on traditional, monetary-based loyalty strategies,


25 FEB 2002

Amerada Hess to cut UK staff numbers

Amerada Hess look likely to chop their exploration and production staff based in the UK by approximately


19 FEB 2002

Cool Britannia warns North Sea companies, use it or lose it

In a move reminiscent of Australian Government pressure on Santos to develop the Cooper Basin as well


18 FEB 2002