Kate Mackenzie The Source: LNG deal; Astroturfing; Kurdistan oil payments

On FT Energy Source:

Organising vs astroturfing

Markets: Oil dips ahead of US inventories

Natural gas deal soothes Australia-China tensions

Further reading:

DNO yet to receive payment for Kurdistan oil exports (BBC)

Chile considers using its big tidal power resources (UPI)

How wind farms built on peat bogs can be worse than coal power stations (Guardian)

Ford says electric vehicles will know when to charge themselves (Sacramento Bee)

Renewable energy is safer for workers than fossil fuels (New Scientist)

Opec’s September meeting will begin after sundown, due to Ramadan (Scarce Whales)

Green energy and black skies: China’s renewable energy goals (Yale 360)

Warren Buffett’s Chinese electric car company BYD picks up a big contract (GreenSheet)