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- Oil retreats as Opec warns on fundamentals
Opec cuts 2009 global oil demand forecast to 84.03m b/d (FT)

- Bill Clinton urges ‘strong’ climate change bill
Former US president says move needed to sign up China and India (FT)

- Scientists fear for seas at climate talks
World Ocean Conference issues warning (FT)

- Sun sets on BP’s solar hopes
Chief further hints at shift away from renewables (FT)

- Orders to UK energy and mining suppliers hold up
John Wood, Amec and Weir give optimistic outlook (FT)

- Nigeria fuel marketers resume imports
Government agrees to pay subsidy arrears (FT)

- Kazakhs approve additional gas pipeline to Russia
Move boosts Gazprom’s control over Central Asian gas exports (FT)

- Lex: CNOOC