All articles by Annabel Cossins-Smith

Annabel Cossins-Smith

Annabel is a staff writer across energy titles, with degrees in History and International Journalism.

Blue hydrogen could contribute 50% more to global warming than fossil fuels

Even the use of green hydrogen, often hailed as entirely clean, could aggravate greenhouse gases (GHGs) currently sat in our atmosphere.

UK exits controversial Energy Charter Treaty, joins other European nations

The UK joins EU member states including France, Spain and the Netherlands in withdrawing from the treaty.

UK Saltend hydrogen project green lit by local council

The project is being overseen by Norwegian oil major Equinor as oil and gas companies continue to pour money into the blue hydrogen industry.

Russian Sokol cargo back on the move to China and India

The backlog of tankers carrying Russian Sokol oil has become one of the biggest disruptions to Moscow’s oil trade.

EU approves €6.9bn state aid for hydrogen supply chain

The funding will go towards the development of hydrogen infrastructure across the supply chain in seven EU member states.

US House passes bill to reverse Biden LNG pause

President Biden paused approvals for liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports last month as his administration looked to revise environmental and economic impacts of the sector.

Canadian First Nation opposes Obsidian Energy drilling plans

The complaint relates to a perceived lack of action by Obsidian after a ruling by the regulator last year found its activity to be the cause of earthquakes.

Google to monitor oil and gas methane emissions from space

It is hoped that detailed satellite monitoring will help pinpoint major sources of the greenhouse gas (GHG).

Trinidad and Tobago prime minister says mystery oil spill “national emergency”

A containment operation is under way to prevent the spill from worsening, although little information is known about the substance being released or the vessel releasing it.

EU delays sustainability reporting rules for mining, oil and gas sectors

Academics have expressed concern over the delay, arguing that it “jeopardises” sustainable development.