Daily Archives: October 15, 2010

Sheila McNulty

Occidental Petroleum’s move this week to address corporate governance issues raised by shareholders is the way many investors would like their companies to react. While history has shown that numerous companies simply ignore issues raised by shareholders (and maybe that is what they should do), Occidental decided its investors had some valid points. Read more

Kiran Stacey

For climate change activists, a new study carried out by researches at Yale entitled Americans’ knowledge of climate change might make the heart sink. And their worst fears appear to have been met with the results showing that 52 per cent of participants scored below 60 per cent on the knowledge test they were set, earning them a lowly F grade. Read more

FT Energy Source

- Opec leaves production levels unchanged – FT
- Opec members seek $100-a-barrel oil – Bloomberg
- Global oil production still going sideways – Early Warning
- Essar plans $2bn Nigeria investment – FT
- Sirius raises £15.7m to fund Nigerian oil field – The Telegraph
- Lukoil to drill offshore Ghana – Argus
- Occidental overhauls pay structure – FT
- Green energy opportunities return after dismal year – Reuters
- Electric cars pose riddle for EPA – New York Times
- Rajendra Pachauri to stay as IPCC pledges reforms – The Guardian Read more