Kate Mackenzie The Source: PetroChina in oil sands; Brazil’s new laws; Selling diesel cars to Americans

On FT Energy Source:

The Google-hurricane connection

Markets: Crude recovers from sell-off

PetroChina goes long on oil sands

Brazil: How to lose $7bn in a day

Opec: Reading the tea leaves

Further reading:

Environmental protestors take on the City of London, creating a sticky situation for RBS… (FT Alphaville)

How Britain survived rolling blackouts in the 1970s (The Telegraph)

Texas oil jobs are still falling (Houston Chronicle)

The Prius and peak rare earth metals (Autoblog)

The Kern County oil flop (Energy and Capital)

Millions in Nepal facing hunger as climate changes (Cop15)

The challenge of selling diesel to US drivers (LA Times)

New solar cell efficiency record set (Scientific American)

$1m prize for efficient, low-pollution $5 cook stove (Denver Post)

David Mackay on the future of energy (NY Times)

Pondering the risk of ‘trigger points’ as CO2 concentration increases (Christian Science Monitor)

Daniel Yergin debunks peak oil and Chris Nelder debunks peak oil debunkers (WSJ, Getreallist)