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The oil economy breaks up

The architects of industry reform bid a long goodbye to oil and welcome the brave new world of gas for all

Energy companies, trades unions and politicians are beginning to get to grips with the prospect of wide-ranging reform of the oil and gas industry, the foundation of the country's ...


Shell retreats from the Delta

The Anglo-Dutch giant is losing its battle to fight off international lawsuits over pollution

Shell is retreating from onshore oilfields in the Niger Delta under a cloud, facing lawsuits, recriminations and so far failing to deal with some of the most serious pollution on t...


Back to the scene of the crime

A plan to restart oil production in Ogoniland amid a failing environmental clean-up risks repeating all the mistakes of 25 years ago

This week lawyers for the 40,000 people in the Ogale and Bille communities in the Niger Delta have been pressing their case in London's Supreme Court to hold Royal Dutch Shell liab...

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Warming up in Cape Town

African governments are teaming up with Asia and Latin America to press rich countries for a legally binding pact on carbon emissions

In a challenge to the rich economies of the West, South Africa, Brazil, China and India are calling for a legally binding global agreement to limit climate change. Their new block,...


Key points from Copenhagen

At the United Nations’ climate change summit in Copenhagen in December 2009, African governments won a victory by stopping attempts by the West to kill off the Kyoto Protocol, agre...


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