Activists who spent the night on two North Sea oil platforms to campaign against leaving parts of the old rigs in the sea have ended their protest after more than 24 hours.
Protesters have climbed onto two North Sea oil platforms to campaign against leaving parts of the old rigs in the sea.
A number of arts organisations will continue to receive support from oil giants, after the National Theatre split with Shell declaring fears of “catastrophic environmental collapse”.
Saudi Arabia has taken journalists to the site of a missile and drone strike on the kingdom’s oil industry that shook global energy markets over the weekend.
Iran’s foreign minister has warned that any attack on his country over a drone and missile strike on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry will result in “all-out war”, further increasing tensions across the Persian Gulf.
Secretary of state Mike Pompeo has said the US backs Saudi Arabia’s “right to defend itself” after a weekend attack targeted the heart of its oil industry”
Saudi Arabia has claimed Iranian cruise missiles and drones were used to attack the kingdom’s oil industry, showing journalists the remains of the weapons but stopping short of directly accusing Tehran of launching the assault.
Iran has warned the US that any action against it after an attack on Saudi oil installations will “immediately” be met with a response from Tehran, its state-run news agency has reported.
Saudi Arabia’s energy minister has said 50% of its daily crude oil production cut by a weekend attack has been restored.
Initial investigations show Iranian weapons were used in the weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil installations, a Saudi military spokesman has said.
Saudi Arabia’s energy minister has confirmed that drone attacks on its oil facilities knocked out about 50% of the country’s production.