FT Energy Source Energy headlines: Macondo technician was on a cigarette break

- Macondo technician took cigarette break – FT

- Gulf rigs ready to drill, but there’s little work – NY Times

- US independents to buy into shale oil boom – FT

- Husky, CNOOC forge closer ties on Liwan venture – Argus

- Argentina group unveils shale gas find – FT

- Upton tops Barton to lead House energy committee – Bloomberg

- Falklands Islands oil: false dawns and rollercoaster share rides – The Telegraph

- Indiana regulator says ex-official didn’t favour Duke – WSJ (£)

- Federal aid not enough for ‘nuclear renaissance’ – NY Times Green blog

- Coalition holds line on nuclear power – FT

- Taxpayers face unlimited nuclear waste bills if costs spiral – The Telegraph

- Energy bill rises won’t cover new capacity – FT

- Winter fuel payments are a waste of money, says gas chief – The Times (£)

Cancun news: day ten

- Pressure rises on climate negotiators – FT

- Heads of state, ministers to speak at talks – Argus

- Ban Ki-moon urges climate deal – Reuters

- Single, overarching pact ‘unrealistic’, former US officials say – Bloomberg

- World Bank chief to launch carbon market fund – Reuters

- China on path to redemption in Cancun – The Guardian