304 million People Still Living Sans Electricity in India
While India tries to move towards renewable energy to meet its Nationally Determined Contribution under the 2015 Paris climate agreement, around 23% of its villages remain without electricity and 66% of the population do not have access to clean cooking fuels or stoves.
Shell Profit Soars on Oil Price Recovery
Royal Dutch Shell said recently that a major recovery in oil prices enabled it to nearly triple profits in 2017.
Total Announces Major Deepwater Discovery in The Gulf of Mexico
French oil and energy group Total said recently that it had made a significant oil discovery at the Ballymore prospect in the deep offshore in the US Gulf of Mexico, its largest discovery in the area.
BP Discovers North Sea Oil & Gas
British energy major BP recently announced oil and gas discoveries in the North Sea, in a boost for the company and local industry.