Kate Mackenzie Energy headlines

CFTC treads softly on limits (FT)

Asia to boost 2010 coal prices, Barclays says (Argus)

Areva considers cheaper reactors (FT)

More state land may be offered to Marcellus drillers (Philadelphia Inquirer/Rigzone)

Poet sues California over plans to ban ethanol (Bloomberg)

EU’s limited clout under spotlight after Copenhagen (FT)

Chevron plaintiffs ask court to halt international arbitration bid (WSJ)

Oil prices remain below $80 a barrel (FT)

Clean energy finance slowed without US carbon cap, says Soros (Bloomberg)

US, UN officials see hope for turning Copenhagen deal into binding treaty (AP)

Jonathan closes in on Nigeria leadership (FT)

UK oil rigs should be used for homes in climate change adaptation (Times)

Devon may beat $7.5bn target for Brazil asset sales (Tulsa World/Rigzone)

Xstrata says workers to strike at Australian coillery (Reuters)

Climate is investment opportunity of a lifetime: Deutsche (Reuters)

Indonesian oil and gas stalls in 2010 (albawaba.com)

Oil poised to fall to low $70s: Technical analysis (Bloomberg)