Spot news

- Rise in taxes on US petrol ‘not feasible’
Steven Chu, US secretary of energy, talks to the (FT)

- Saudis back increase to at least $75
Naimi says world economy has strengthened enough (FT)

- Shell shake-up to cut costs
Thousands of jobs are expected to go (FT)

- Questions over Voser’s plans for Shell
Analysts query merits of units merger (FT)

- Chinese miner backs $5bn Australian coal deal
Asian giant continues its relentless pursuit of resource assets (FT)

- France’s EDF to launch retail bond
Hoping to cash in on its strong brand image (FT)

- Fridman stands in as TNK-BP chief
Interim post, until shareholders agree on a permanent candidate (FT)

- Nigeria risks reprisal against oil producers
Military fails to persuade gunmen to accept amnesty (FT)

- China is said to plan strict gas mileage rules
Officials have drafted new automotive fuel economy standards (NYT)

- Kurdish exports resume despite Iraq impasse
Oil to run from Iraq through Kurdistan to Turkey (FT)

- ExxonMobil investors reject calls for reform
Proposals aimed at bringing the oil group in line with competitors (FT)

- View of the Day: Higher oil won’t derail recovery
‘The oil futures curve has flattened significantly’ (FT)

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