All pages with keywords: gas

Is the UK doing enough to prepare for the last days of coal and the eventual phase-out of oil and gas?

a commentary by Josh Burke 28 February, 2019

The UK’s coal phase-out may be proceeding apace but there remains a gap where ‘just transition’ plans should sit – for coal and for other fossil fuel industry – argues Josh Burke. read more »


Submission to the inquiry on ‘The future of the oil and gas industry’ by the House of Commons Select Committee on Scottish Affairs

Submission to the inquiry on ‘The future of the oil and gas industry’ by the House of Commons Select Committee on Scottish Affairs

a policy publication by Bob Ward, Maria Carvalho 3 July, 2018

This submission to the Scottish Affairs Committee focuses on the implications for the oil and gas industry in the UK, including Scotland, of the transition to low-carbon economic growth. It calls for the Government’s Industrial Strategy to reconcile its ambitions for the sector with the ‘Clean Growth’ Grand Challenge. read more »


What is gas’s role in the energy mix in the UK and what is the Government’s strategy on gas?

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1. What role does gas play in the UK’s energy mix? Natural gas currently plays a significant role in the UK’s energy mix, with a notable increase in the proportion … read more »


What’s the UK’s gas generation strategy?

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The Gas Generation Strategy was presented to Parliament in December 2012 and sets out the Government’s view on the role gas can play in the UK’s future electricity market. The … read more »