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- Barroso uses US to press China on green issues
European Commission president urges fresh concessions (FT)

- US backs United Arab Emirates nuclear bill
US to share nuclear technology (WSJ)

- Iraqis urge oil minister to quit over low output
Call comes after rare public dressing-down (WSJ)

- Australian Securities Exchange to develop energy-related futures
Aims to launch products based on coal, gas and renewable energy (FT)

- Woodside in talks with Apache on Pluto project gas
Negotiations on non-exclusive basis (Reuters)

- Shell to announce 2009 hurricane updates on Twitter
Service is for both media and public (Reuters)

- Sinopec share-price estimate raised 27% by JPMorgan
Stock’s 12-month price target increased to HK$7 (Bloomberg)