referendum

  • Crude Investors Flee to Safety after Brexit

    Crude Investors Flee to Safety after Brexit

    Sunday, 26th June 2016
    The UK’s surprising vote to for Brexit has brought a new level of uncertainty into the markets as investors started to withdraw from the international oil and gas market and the oil prices started to falter. Analysts estimated that crude oil inventories would fall by at least 1.7m barrels, so far, they fell by 0.9m barrels.
  • Italian Referendum Fails to Restrict Offshore Drilling

    Italian Referendum Fails to Restrict Offshore Drilling

    Sunday, 17th April 2016
    Oil and gas producers in 26 areas offshore Italy will be able to drill until their fields run dry, after a referendum failed to draw enough voters to re-instate a deadline on the concessions.
  • Italy to Hold Referendum on Offshore Drilling

    Italy to Hold Referendum on Offshore Drilling

    Tuesday, 23rd February 2016
    Italy has set 17th April as the date for a referendum on the duration of offshore drilling for oil and gas in Italy. The Constitutional Court gave the green light to the decision welcomed by regional councils and environmental groups.
  • Catholic Church in South Africa Urges for Nuclear Referendum

    Catholic Church in South Africa Urges for Nuclear Referendum

    Sunday, 3rd January 2016
    The Roman Catholic Church in South Africa has urged the government to suspend its nuclear power procurement plans until a referendum on the issue is held, referring to implicated economic and safety risks.