Ed Crooks The Source: Russian emissions, Turkmenistan’s gas, peak oil, US solar and wind, and more

On Energy Source:

Petrobras and BG go for floating LNG

Where has Obama left Copenhagen?

Houston goes electric, a bit


Russia commits to a tougher target for emissions cuts, says the EU (Reuters)

The new chief executive of TNK-BP will be Maxim Barsky, the candidate backed by the Russian partners in the joint venture (Moscow Times)

Turkmenistan is in talks with Chevron about developing the massive South Iolotan (or Yolotan) gas field (Reuters)

…and following its bitter row with Russia, plans to triple gas sales to Iran (Upstream)

CERA sees oil production growing to 2030, with no sign of a peak (CERA)

…but CERA has been over-optimistic in the past, and may be again (Bit Tooth Energy)

Oil and gas companies in the Persian Gulf region are choked by fuel subsidies (The National)

A Chinese and an American company, attacked for plans to import wind turbines, now plan a factory in the US (NY Times)

…as another Chinese company plans a US solar panel plant (NY Times)

Hedging mistake costs budget airline Easyjet dear (FT)

And who will be the winners from building the smart cities of the future? (Gregor)