Kate Mackenzie Energy headlines

CNOOC to pay $3.1bn for Argentinian stake (FT)

Vattenfall sells of German power grid for €810m (FT)

PetroVietnam inks $1bn pipeline (FT)

Cash for UK carbon capture projects (FT)

Diplomatic snub against China at Copenhagen ‘still a mystery’ (Xinhua)

European naphtha jumps despite neutral crude (Argus)

Nigeria’s state-owned oil company to go private (Telegraph)

Big auto and EU face off over green van targets (Reuters)

More Qatari LNG heads to South Hook (Argus)

Analysts expect Opec to hold quotas (Bloomberg)