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Jakarta eyes 40% cut in emissions
Indonesia seeks ambitious target, international support (FT)

Cart before horse
Solving climate change is about engineering, not maths (FT)

Estimated cost of climate adaptation soars
Scientists put price tag far higher than previously estimated (FT)

Crude oil prices rebound as US gas falls to low
US natural gas touched a multi-year low (FT)

Deutsche Bank sees natural gas weak long-term
Demand weak even in face of widespread fuel switching (Argus)

Qatar urges OPEC to keep oil output quotas unchanged
Weak world economy cited as reason to keep targets (Bloomberg)

Myanmar seizes rebel-held town near China oil and gas projects
Concerns raised for planned oil and gas projects in region (Bloomberg)

Oil and trade lure Berlusconi to Libyan talks
Italy’s PM tries to placate Libya and Vatican (FT)

Oil and gas fuelling Amec’s future
Engineering group’s natural resources orders rose 30% (FT)

Slowdown will cost GdF-Suez €600m this year
Depressed gas sales hit French group’s bottom line (FT)

Caltex eyes investment opportunities in renewables
Oil refiner looking to bio-fuels and coal gasification sectors (Reuters)

More acquisitions light up Premier’s radar
Exploration and production group has $500m available for deals (FT)

Disposal proceeds prompt pay-out lift at Hunting
Cash pile encourages oil company to increase interim dividend (FT)