Daily Archives: November 26, 2010

Kiran Stacey

As ministers, negotiators, NGOs and reporters prepare to jet off to Cancun for the annual UN climate talks, we asked four prominent delegates, including our environment correspondent, Fiona Harvey, what they wanted to see from the next two weeks of talks. Read more

Kiran Stacey

In the first of a new series of readers’ Q&A sessions, Sara Vaughan, Eon UK’s head of energy policy and regulation, took on the burning questions you wanted answering. Eon is Germany’s biggest power company and is heavily involved in the UK market.
In the second part of the session, Sara discusses the obstacles to building new nuclear plants, how the UK measures up on low-carbon technology and the limitations of a carbon floor price. Read more

Kiran Stacey

In the first of a new series of readers’ Q&A sessions, Sara Vaughan, Eon UK’s head of energy policy and regulation, took on the burning questions you wanted answering. Below are her thoughts on how the UK measures up on low-carbon energy, the limitations of a carbon floor price and why the carbon reduction commitment might be better off as a tax. Read more

Kiran Stacey

At a time when the UK business community is pretty united in its outrage about the government’s move to turn the carbon reduction commitment into a tax, Eon UK’s head of energy policy has stepped out of line to say why she thinks the move might carry some benefit. Read more

FT Energy Source

- Regulator to probe pricing by UK energy firms – BBC
- Pemex looks to boost Gulf production with new contracts – FT
- Section of Gulf closed to shrimpers as tar balls found – Guardian
- Colombia to sell 9.9% of Ecopetrol – FT
- RWE Dea announces significant gas discovery in Egypt – WSJ (£)
- Oil tops $85as cold snap lifts energy demand – FT
- Asian interest in Canadian oil sands continues – Argus
- NYK Line eyes deep-sea oil drilling market – FT
- Bharat studying options to boost oil refining capacity – Bloomberg
- China’s reactor plans power up uranium – FT
- Regal shares leap following takeover talk – FT
- EU plans 2013 ban on disputed HFC carbon offsets – Reuters
- World is growing warmer, but pace slows – FT Read more