Kate Mackenzie Energy headlines

- BP opts for containment to tackle crisis - FT

- Experts seek to learn from Ixtoc blowout - FT

- Shares in BP slide as ‘top kill’ effort fails - FT

- Spill could last months - FT

- China sees safety tweaks after Macondo – UpstreamOnline

- Shadow falls across Spanish solar industry - FT

- Rich-poor rift stalls progress at UN climate talks - Reuters

- Shell in $4.7bn US shale gas deal – FT

- Indonesia scraps permits, to save forest – Reuters

- Anglo-Irish group seeks North Korean oil - FT

- South Africa’s Eskom explores co-firing biomass deal - Argus

- Indonesia targets 10% hike in coal output - Argus

- Scottish hopes over renewable energy - FT

- Ultrapar set to bid for Shell LPG unit - FT

- Adrok secures Mideast deal - FT