UK business minister seeking to manage impact from gas price surgeLONDON - Britain's business minister Kwasi Kwarteng said protecting customers during a time of higher global gas prices was an absolute priority and he would meet industry bosses again on Sunday and Monday to work on the issue. Kwarteng met energy bosses and the regulator on Saturday and said afterwards that he had been reassured that security of supply was not an issue and that people
Government holds urgent talks with energy firms over gas price rises
Business secretary in up to 20 meetings over weekend to ‘bottom out how bad things might be’, says senior industry insider
UK business minister seeking to manage impact from gas price surge
LONDON - Britain's business minister Kwasi Kwarteng said protecting customers during a time of higher global gas prices was an absolute priority and he would meet industry bosses again on Sunday and Monday to work on the issue. Kwarteng met energy bosses and the regulator on Saturday and said afterwards that he had been reassured that security of supply was not an issue and that people
Government ‘confident’ winter gas supply won’t be affected by global demand surge
Kwasi Kwarteng says protecting customers from price rises is the ‘absolute priority’
Gas price crisis: Kwarteng holds urgent talks as fears grow of soaring UK energy bills
THE BUSINESS Secretary is holding emergency talks with the heads of Britain's largest energy suppliers and operators following a surge in gas prices.
Kwasi Kwarteng insists Britain has enough gas supply to meet demand this winter
Gas supply crunch has forced fertiliser plants to shut down, risking food supplies
Government to hold further talks with energy bosses - as business secretary says winter gas supply 'not a cause for immediate concern'
Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng will meet with the industry regulator Ofgem again today after concerns were raised about how the increase in gas prices could affect consumers and other industries.
UK business minister meets energy bosses over soaring gas prices
September 18, 2021By Kate HoltonLONDON (Reuters) -Britain’s business minister held emergency meetings with the heads of the UK’s largest energy suppliers and operators on Saturday to discuss a surge in gas prices that threatens a range of industries and could disrupt the nation’s supply of meat.The food industry has called on the government to subsidise carbon dioxide (CO2) production after high gas prices forced two fertiliser plants to shut, s…
Vladimir Putin accused of sending gas prices soaring so UK supermarket shelves are left BARE
VLADIMIR Putin has been accused of sending gas prices soaring, which threaten to leave supermarket shelves in the UK bare.The rise in prices of natural gas meant a knock-on effect that has led to food and drink makers warning of “chaos” as supplies to shops are in danger.ReutersVladimir Putin’s government owns Gazprom[/caption] APHigh gas prices have led to fears about bare supermarket shelves[/caption] Russia’s state-owned Gazprom supplier has …
Soaring gas prices fuelling fears of UK meat production 'crisis'
The soaring price of gas could see meat production in the United Kingdom hit by a shortage of carbon dioxide gas as ministers enter crisis talks with manufacturers.
Food shortages feared as gas prices soar
Fears are growing that soaring gas prices could spark food shortages after two fertiliser plants were forced to close.