Kate Mackenzie The Source: Oil sands pipeline decision; Brent crude; Teaming up with China

On FT Energy Source:

The tar sands pipeline and Obama’s carbon commitments

Betting on Brent

What’s driving crude markets: Jon Rigby of UBS

China’s energy landscape: Room enough for everyone?

Natural gas fighting difficult battle in Washington

Markets: Muted reaction to Chinese import data

Where the nuclear reactors are

The mystery of China’s disappearing mega oil-bid

UK and US oil in June

Further reading:

US refiners bought stolen Mexican oil (AP)

Coal’s future wagered on carbon capture (Washington Post)

Excitement over export potential as Gorgon project nears approval (The Australian)

Wind power begins to reduce power costs in Texas (Yale 360)

Tesla turns a profit in July after all (Greehsheet)

GE signs $115m service agreement in China (OilVoice)

An amusing review of ‘$20 a gallon’ (Infrastructurist)

GM’s ’230′ viral campaign could be about the Volt’s MPG. But how would it get to that number?(Bloomberg, Greencarreport)

Russia-Ukraine tensions rise, again (UpstreamOnline)