Spot News

- Exxon must pay interest and own legal fees in Valdez case
Court affirms amount of punitive damages at $507m (Reuters)

- TNK-BP acts to hire foreigners
Starts to reverse exodus of non-Russian staff (FT)

- Rosatom agrees deal for 17% stake in Uranium One
Deal could boost Russian nuclear group’s international expansion plan (FT)

- Mexico may ‘go naked’ on oil hedges as crude rebounds
Latin America’s biggest oil producer profiting from hedges so far (Bloomberg)

- Climate change groups urge Australia probe into companies
Rio, Xstrata, Woodside, Caltex, Boral and BlueScope named in complaint (FT)

- Anil Ambani wins Reliance gas supply battle
Court sets 30-day deadline for deal (FT)

- Heritage nets £132m for Iraqi Kurdistan fields
Company confident region’s oil licences to stay intact (FT)

- New FTSE indices to reflect ‘green’ growth
Provider to introduce seven indices covering Aim, Japan, US and Europe (FT)

- Lex: Essential oil and Anglo American

- View of the Day: Oil reaches sticking point