Daily Archives: November 16, 2010

Vallar, the mining investment vehicle of UK businessman Nathaniel Rothschild, has staked its future on Indonesia’s coal boom – in a deal which would create the first Indonesian-controlled company on the London Stock Exchange. Read more

Kiran Stacey

A fascinating (and ever so slightly gruesome) story from Leslie Hook, reporting from Beijing in today’s FT.
The Chinese government’s commitment reduce energy consumption per unit of GDP by 20 per cent from 2005 levels has led to power rationing, which in turn has fuelled a boom in diesel-powered electricity generators. Read more

FT Energy Source

- Gazprom to drill for oil in Cuban waters – NY Times
- Nigerian rebels attack Exxon, taking seven hostages – Bloomberg
- Saudi Arabia: Peak oil forecasts ridiculous, we’ll keep prices low – Business Insider
- Union fears job cuts as Eon discusses sale – The Times (£)
- RWE submits plans to convert UK plants to biomass – Argus
- China hits rocky road over diesel demand – FT
- Carmakers gearing up for mass market electric vehicle – Reuters
- US approves 500MW solar power plant in Nevada – WSJ (£)
- Globalising the energy revolution – Foreign Affairs
- Waxman expects stalemate under GOP-controlled committee – The Hill
- Climate scientist at heart of email row says he did nothing wrong – The Guardian Read more