Umar Ali

Umar Ali is Verdict's specialist writer covering the offshore oil and gas industry.

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  1. Global carbon emissions increased by 1.9% in 2018: JRC report

    Global CO2 emissions from fossil fuel combustion and processes increased by 1.9% in 2018 compared with 2017, according to a…
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    22 Oct
  2. MIT and Eni renew low-carbon energy research collaboration

    Italian oil and gas company Eni and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have extended Eni’s tenure as a Founding…
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    18 Oct
  3. ExxonMobil to collaborate with Indian universities on biofuel research

    US-based energy company ExxonMobil has signed agreements with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) locations in Madras and Bombay to expand…
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    15 Oct
  4. UK renewable sources outcompete fossils fuels for the first time

    The UK’s renewable energy sources generated more electricity than fossil fuels for the first time in the third quarter of…
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    14 Oct
  5. EDF adds £1.6bn to Flamanville nuclear plant costs

    French energy company EDF announced on 9 October 2019 that construction of its flagship Flamanville nuclear power plant will see…
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    11 Oct
  6. BP invests in digital energy management platform

    BP’s venture capital branch BP Ventures has invested in artificial intelligence (AI) developer Grid Edge in an effort to expand…
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    10 Oct
  7. Northern Gas & Power unveils new technology at annual conference

    UK-based energy procurement company Northern Gas & Power (NGP) held its annual conference on 4 October 2019, revealing a number…
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    9 Oct
  8. Out of the blue: making fuel from air and sunlight

    As the energy sector attempts to transition to renewable sources of energy and countries set ambitious carbon emissions targets, development…
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    9 Oct
  9. Ireland secures $580m EU funding for interconnector to France

    The European Commission announced plans to provide $580m (€530m) to fund an electricity interconnector between Ireland and France. The underwater…
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    3 Oct
  10. Robin Hood Energy fails to pay £9.4m in subsidies

    Nottingham-based energy supplier Robin Hood Energy has failed to pass on £9.4m in renewable energy subsidies to UK industry regulator,…
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    2 Oct
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