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Recent articles by Nicholas:

Government stops short of more support for households despite putting pressure on energy firms

Boris Johnson has stopped short of announcing fresh support for energy users to tame spiralling household bills despite the escalating crisis. → Read More

Exclusive: BEIS chair slams Government over lack of insulation plans heading into winter

The Government has exacerbated the energy crisis by failing to ramp up the efficiency of British homes, argued BEIS committee leader Darren Jones. → Read More

Government opens consultation on biomass carbon capture and storage

The Government has unveiled a consultation on biomass powered carbon capture projects in the UK over the next decade. → Read More

A Tale of Two Forecasts: Investors back IEA’s hiked demand outlook over OPEC gloom

Investors have backed the IEA's outlook for oil demand over OPEC's, with both organisations offering contrasting visions this year. → Read More

Shell sells oil stake from the sea floor

Shell has kickstarted the sale process for its 30 per cent stake in the Cambo oil project in the North Sea. → Read More

High gas prices are here to stay reveals Investec, as price cap predictions hit £5,000

Higher gas prices, including in the summer when demand is supposed to be at its lowest, are a long-term trend argued asset manager Investec. → Read More

Exclusive: OEUK warns against undermining investor confidence with windfall tax tampering

Industry body Offshore Energies UK has warned against further tampering to the windfall tax, which it believes would hurt investor confidence. → Read More

Government to hold talks with energy bosses as pressure builds to tame household bills

Energy bosses will meet with Government tomorrow, to discuss how they can ease pressure on consumers facibng record bills. → Read More

EON slashes stake in Nord Stream 1 pipeline by €700m amid Russia-Europe uncertainty

Europe's largest energy network operator has slashed the value of its stake in the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline by around €700m → Read More

Hungary caves to Russian pressure as it pays transit fees for oil supplies

Hungarian energy group MOL has submitted transit fees to Ukraine, on behalf of Russia, to restart flows of oil crude from the country. → Read More

Household energy debts reach all-time high of £1.3bn ahead of winter price cap hikes

Household energy debt is standing at an all-time high of £1.3bn ahead of expected bill hikes this autumn, according to Uswitch. → Read More

Poorly insulated households to pay £1,000 per year more on their energy bills

Households with poor efficiency ratings will have to cough up nearly £1,000 more on their energy bills this year amid a cost of living crisis. → Read More

Kistos and Serica walk away from proposed mega-merger

Both companies have ruled out a final bid for the other, bringing an end to a series of bids between both parties since May. → Read More

Government urged to offer more support for households to tackle spiralling energy bills

The Government is under pressure to offer more support to households as soon as possible, following forecasts of record energy bills. → Read More

Recession fears outweigh tight supplies as oil market rally remains elusive

Oil prices edged up today, even though both major benchmarks remain weighed down by fears of a drawn-out economic downturn. → Read More

National Grid confirms winter outlook on the way after Norway warns of export curbs

National Grid will provide a full winter outlook in the coming months to ensure its forecasts are as "robust as possible." → Read More

Hosepipe ban across London and south England expected within weeks, reveals Thames Water

Thames Water plans to bring in a hosepipe ban in the coming weeks, amid the prospect of another heatwave this month. → Read More

Germany's economy faces £220bn blow from war in Ukraine and ultra-high energy prices

Germany's economy will lose over £220bn by the end of the decade, following Russia's invasion of Ukraine and ultra-high energy prices. → Read More

Centrica seals mega-deal with Delfin for US LNG supplies

Centrica has signed a mega US deal to ramp up its supplies of lnf from a floating export facility located 40 miles off the coast of Louisiana. → Read More

Households face £4,400 energy bills as cost of living crisis bites

Cornwall Insight has hiked its price cap forecasts to over £4,000 next year, attributing the hike to Ofgem's decision to shift to a quarterly model. → Read More