Daily Archives: April 15, 2010

Kate Mackenzie

Amid the oil sands disclosure campaigns targeting Shell and BP, Citi’s oil industry analysts have looked at many oil sands projects and given them a nod for carbon price risk — but not for emissions. And they warn the companies can expect such campaigns to continue.  Read more

Kate Mackenzie

One of the key controversies over the hacked emails from the University of East Anglia’s Climate Research Unit was over meteorological data from other countries that could not be shared. So it was interesting to see that the Oxburgh Report’s conclusions claim the UK government actually started this practice.  Read more

Kate Mackenzie

The latest round of news about the emails stolen from the CRU servers last year will probably do little to change anyone’s views on the increasingly polarised debate over climate science. The FT reports today that UK police are questioning those who made FOI requests about the CRU’s data. While perhaps being a reminder of the fact that the ‘climategate’ emails were illegally obtained, some will no doubt decry it as overkill. Read more

Kate Mackenzie

- Why the new EPA rules won’t reduce gasoline consumption

- Oily transparency

- Managing Papua New Guinea’s oil and gas revenue

- API names new communications VP

- More solar, wind IPOs expected

- GM considering nat gas Volt [And more] Read more

Kate Mackenzie

Police quiz climate change sceptics – FT

BP to press on with Canada oil sands plan – FT

UK inquiry clears climate scientists in email row – Reuters

Global warming graph attacked by study – FT

Stockpiled oil takes traders by surprise – FT

Coal execs pressured to accept climate legislation – The Hill [And more] Read more