James Fontanella-Khan Spot news

Chevron approves $37bn Gorgon project
Base estimated at 40,000bn cubic feet of natural gas (FT)

Libya approves $9.86bn plan to boost oil output
Plan to develop and upgrade 24 oilfields (Bloomberg)

China ‘on course’ to meet emissions targets
Reports says China on track to meet ambitious targets (FT)

Diplomacy efforts fuel hope of a revival in Syrian oil
Syria’s location and unexplored geology make it a potentially profitable (WSJ)

Fear of new Europe gas crisis
Ukraine may be unable to pay its gas bills in winter (FT)

Recovery drives commodities ‘hiring boom,’ Lai says
Staff to benefit from surging metals and energy prices (Bloomberg)