Kate Mackenzie Spot news

India opts for voluntary emissions intensity cuts
20 – 25% cut by 2020 won’t be legally binding (FT)

Rich nations under pressure on climate aid
UN admits specific financial assistance agreement unlikely (FT)

‘Climate saboteurs’ attacked
UK energy secretary Miliband criticises opposition (FT)

BHP, Vale, Xstrata interested in Mongolian coal, says Minister
Chinese, Russian and US companies also interested (Bloomberg)

Panel probes wholesale energy market
US House committee considers whether wholesalers should be covered by federal commodity laws (WSJ)

Ghana pledges new approach to oil revenues
Determined to avoid pitfalls of other oil producing nations (FT)

EU watchdog pursues energy groups
Pressure still on Eon, GDF Suez (FT)

Denbury to buy oil field, sell Barnett Shale assets
Buying Texas field for $409m (Bloomberg)

PG&E to buy first wind project
Californian utility’s first foray into its own wind generation (Reuters)

Shell exits talks to join China refinery
Pulls out of Sinopec/Kuwait Petroleum talks on $9bn refinery (WSJ)

Oil finds put Ghanaians on roller coaster of expectations
West African nation looks to economic transformation (FT)