James Fontanella-Khan Spot News

Energy news from elsewhere:

- Russia and US agree to start new nuclear-arms treaty talks (Bloomberg)

- The EU’s greenhouse gas emissions fall by 6 per cent (WSJ)

- French energy executive charged with spying on Greenpeace (Guardian)

- BP cuts 620 jobs from its solar business (Reuters)

- Iran, Syria got indirect US nuclear aid (WSJ)

- Cnooc to spend $6.5bn on oil refinery expansion (Bloomberg)

- Total sells Canadian oil sands stake to Sinopec (Reuters)

- Areva to start operations at 8 new factories in India (WSJ)