All articles by Annabel Cossins-Smith

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

Annabel Cossins-Smith

EU chief diplomat urges crackdown on imports of Russian oil via India

The EU’s chief diplomat, Josep Borrell, has urged the bloc to crack down on imports of Indian fuel made from Russian oil.

G7 leaders and EU to sanction Russian gas

The new measures aim to limit Russian income from its energy trade to curb military spending on its invasion of Ukraine.

Proxy adviser ISS backs activist climate resolution at TotalEnergies AGM

The recommendation to vote in favour of the resolution adds weight to the climate motion.

LAPFF urges Shell shareholders to back climate resolution

The pension fund forum has asked Shell to strengthen its emissions reductions targets for 2030, with the oil and gas giant moving to reject it.

UK Supreme Court rules in favour of Shell in Nigeria oil spill dispute

A group of 27,800 individuals and 457 communities attempted to sue Shell for a leak of approximately 40,000 barrels of crude oil that took place in 2022.

Guyanese government appeals court decision against ExxonMobil oil spill insurance

The appeal follows a ruling by a Guyanese court last week, which stated that Exxon had diluted the environmental obligations required by its insurance.

Equinor posts $12bn in first quarter profits

The majority state-owned oil and gas producer said that its strong earnings were a result of good operational performance and production growth.

Shell posts almost $10bn in profits for first quarter

Increases in fuel and liquified natural gas trading offset falling energy prices, the company said in a statement.

Guyanese court finds ExxonMobil in breach of oil spill insurance obligations

The ruling also stated that Exxon must provide Guyana’s authorities with a liability agreement from an insurance company by 10 June.

Mitsui Group posts 24% increase in 2022/23 net profit

Sojitz, another Japanese general trading company, also posted record profits of $814.7m (111.2 billion yen).