James Fontanella-Khan Spot news

Energy news from elsewhere:

- Australia mines minister backs strong China links (Reuters)

- Waste management sees growth turning garbage to energy in China (Bloomberg)

- Ethanol producer Aventine files for chapter 11 (WSJ)

- GDF Suez’s Cirelli nearly triples compensation after merger (Bloomberg)

- Iraq invites Brazil Petrobras to build oil refinery (Reuters)

- The Ecologist magazine goes green and drops print (Ecologist)