Move comes after PAC blasts Nuclear Management Partners for handling of operations at Sellafield
The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has appointed Professor John Loughhead as its new chief scientific adviser. Loughhead, who took his post on 22 October, was previously executive director at the UK Energy Research Centre – a publicly-funded institute – and will keep this role on a part-time basis until December.
The first national UK shale college was announced by Business, Enterprise & Energy minister Matthew Hancock today.
Andy Samuel will be the highest paid civil servant after accepting a £1m contract to head the newly created Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).
The Department of Energy & Climate Change’s (DECC’s) current offshore licensing round is set to be the biggest round of licensing since 1964.
The Department for Energy & Climate Change (DECC) is asking key figures in the oil and gas industry for their views on the sanctions regime and cost recovery mechanisms of the newly established Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), as part of a consultation on the Wood Review.
Andy Samuel has been appointed as the chief executive of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).
Sir Jonathon Porritt has been an environmental campaigner for 40 years – including nine spent working directly with civil servants. He tells Winnie Agbonlahor why, despite his disappointment with the ‘greenest government ever’, he has reasons to be optimistic
Improving Europe’s railway systems would lead to substantial economic and environmental benefits, argues Izaskun Bilbao Barandica.
The Crown Commercial Service has started purchasing energy tariffs for all government departments, launching a project last week to invite bids for a 15-year deal from renewable energy generators.