James Fontanella-Khan Spot News

Call for more intervention on energy
UK report calls for government to do more for energy supplies (FT)

Retreat from oils and miners
Weakening commodity prices hurt stocks (FT)

Jakarta bond sales add to optimism
Indonesia’s state power utility priced $750m in 10-year bonds (FT)

Chevron, ConocoPhillips in Indonesia gas supply deal
Chevron needs the gas to support Duri field in Central Sumatra (Reuters)

Profits at Drax fall 77% amid flagging demand
UK electricity demand to remain weak into winter (FT)

Statoil squeezed by debt and taxes
Declining revenues by debt and taxes (FT)

India’s Reliance to buy 67 per cent in a gas firm
Energy company will buy stake in Krishna Godavari Gas Network (Reuters)

Scale of the power challenge
Uncertainty over how many new power stations will be needed (FT)

Caps on energy speculators could hit ETFs
Speculation curbs could force ETFs to slow growth (MarketWatch)

Strike ballot for energy workers
Disputes in UK over jobs and conditions continues (FT)