Complain about your gas or electricity bill or supplier | Ofgem-and a list of other British gas complaints links
How to complain to your gas or electricity supplier or energy distribution network operator if you want to dispute a bill or if you’re not happy with their service.  Energy complaints procedure: A video guide...------------------------------------------------------------------Here is list of web links to other customer camplaintsQuestions of Cash: The house was empty - but British Gas decided... [Read More]
Image of Trading Oil for Gold: China’s Gold-Backed Petro-Yuan Market, Threatens the US Dollar?
Trading Oil for Gold: China’s Gold-Backed Petro-Yuan Market, Threatens the US Dollar?
China recently announced they will trade oil for yuan “backed” by gold. The story has gotten some press (none of it mainstream mind you), and many have questions as to what it really means. While quite complicated as a whole, when you break this down into pieces I believe it is a quite simple and logical end to Bretton Woods.For a background, China has had an exchange open for about a year where g... [Read More]
Image of China buying oil from Iran with yuan - BBC News
China buying oil from Iran with yuan - BBC News
China is buying crude oil from Iran using its currency the yuan, an Iranian diplomat has said.Oil transactions are usually settled in dollars but US sanctions make it difficult for Iran to accept payments in the US currency.Iran is using the revenue to buy goods and services from China, Mohammed Reza Fayyad, Iran's ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, confirmed.China is the biggest buyer of Ira... [Read More]
Image of Non-Dollar Trading Is Killing the Petrodollar -- And the Foundation of U.S.-Saudi Policy in the Middle East | HuffPost
Non-Dollar Trading Is Killing the Petrodollar -- And the Foundation of U.S.-Saudi Policy in the Middle East | HuffPost
BEIRUT — A profound transformation of the global monetary system is underway. It is being driven by a perfect storm: the need for Russia and Iran to escape Western sanctions, the low interest rate policy of the U.S. Federal Reserve to keep the American economy afloat and the increasing demand for Middle East oil by China.The implications of this transformation are immense for U.S. policy in the Mi... [Read More]
Image of 16 Reasons People Are Leaving California By the Millions — Charisma News
16 Reasons People Are Leaving California By the Millions — Charisma News
It has been said that "as California goes, so goes the nation." That is why it is such a shame what is happening to that once great state. At one time, California seemed to be the epicenter of the American Dream. Featuring some of the most beautiful natural landscapes in the entire world, the gorgeous weather and booming economy of the state inspired people from all over the world to move to the s... [Read More]
Image of 3 million people in US at risk of man-made earthquakes this year
3 million people in US at risk of man-made earthquakes this year
Three million Americans, primarily in the Midwestern states of Kansas and Oklahoma, are at risk from human-induced earthquakes this year, according to a new report by the US Geological Survey.The report, published on Wednesday, cites wastewater disposal from hydraulic fracturing or fracking as triggering the quakes.The number of Americans affected this year by earthquakes is less than last year, w... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-UK taxpayers face massive bill on oil projects
PressTV-UK taxpayers face massive bill on oil projects
British taxpayers might be forced to burden a £24 billion bill if the UK government decides to decommission its oil and gas fields in the North Sea, according to a new report.The new estimate, put forth by the energy research group Wood Mackenzie on Sunday, exceeds the UK Treasury Department’s £16 billion forecast by 50 percent, according to the Financial Times.The group warned that plugging wells... [Read More]
Image of Conservative Party Conference 2016: Greg Clarke tears into energy giants for milking vulnerable customers
Conservative Party Conference 2016: Greg Clarke tears into energy giants for milking vulnerable customers
By STEVE HAWKES, Deputy Political Editor'WE HAVE A DUTY TO ACT'Greg Clark said ministers are drawing up plans to go even further than the regulators to stop people from paying too muchBUSINESS Secretary Greg Clark today paved the way for a range of new price controls on Britain’s Big Six energy giants by promising to stamp out a £2 billion power bills rip-off.Vowing “we have a duty to act”, the se... [Read More]
Image of AUG 2016: Are you due a refund? Gas firms admit up to 100,000 Brits may have been overcharged in meter-reading fiasco
AUG 2016: Are you due a refund? Gas firms admit up to 100,000 Brits may have been overcharged in meter-reading fiasco
By Yasmin JefferyARE YOU IN LINE FOR A REFUND?Thousands of Brit customers ripped off by energy giants confusing old imperial gas meters with newer metric onesTHOUSANDS of British gas consumers have been ripped off by energy suppliers making simple errors with meter readings, industry experts have revealed.Companies have been making the mistake of confusing old imperial gas meters, which measure us... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-'Biggest fracking demo held in Britain'
PressTV-'Biggest fracking demo held in Britain'
More than 3,000 people marched through the English city of York on Saturday to protest widespread fracking plans in the region, according to a report.The mass protest is being labeled as Britain’s biggest so far against the controversial process, the British left-wing newspaper Morning Star reported.The protesters voiced opposition to the process of fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, which involve... [Read More]