Kate Mackenzie Energy headlines

Kazakhstan in western oil deals threat (FT)

UN hopes to pluck a deal from Copenhagen chaos (FT)

Gazprom frets about surge in US production: report (AFP)

UK nuclear watchdog reveals harmful safety incidents (Telegraph)

Fears Obama will leave climate out of State of the Union address (Guardian)

Chevron makes third Australian nat gas discovery in four months (Bloomberg)

Workers clean up Texas oil spill, and wildlife (AP)

BP finds hangman’s noose at Texas City unit (Galveston County News)

Sonangol clinches deal for Iraqi oil fields (Rigzone)

Energy policy still a top priority, House leader says (Argus)

Total joins US shale gas play with Chesapeake deal (UpstreamOnline)

Uganda steps back from pledge to bar Tullow acquisition (AFP)

Tullow signs agreement to buy Ugandan assets from Heritage (Bloomberg)

IMF revises UAE projections (FT)