Analysts are currently rushing out their forecasts for 2011, and one thing that almost everyone seems agreed on is this: oil prices will remain high. Read more
For many investors, oil and natural gas are the only energy commodities.
But thermal coal, used to fire power stations, is also important even if it is often overlooked. Read more
Many thanks for all your questions for Jack Gerard, the head of the API. His answers will appear on this site on Friday, January 14th.
Next week, the person in the hotseat will be Magued Eldaief, the managing director of GE’s energy business in the UK. Read more
BP just can’t keep out of the news these days.
After hitting the Gulf coast with its Macondo well oil spill last year, the oil major as of Saturday was seemingly involved in another major oil-infrastructure fail — the shutdown of its Trans-Alaska pipeline system due to a leak. Read more
- Small leak shuts down BP pipeline – NY Times
- Market on alert over BP leak – FT
- BP likely to face criminal charges – FT
- Scale and pace of Gulf clean up criticised – NY Times
- China’s crude imports surge in 2010 – Argus
- Shale drillers hit high costs in flight from gas – Bloomberg
- Brazil to approve four new nuclear plants – WSJ (£)
- Duke Energy in advanced talks with Progress – FT
- Gas supplies at five-year low for early January – The Observer
- Centrica to recruit 2,600 UK staff – WSJ (£)
- Investors may walk after Spain’s solar cut – FT
- First Utility ‘failing to protect vulnerable’ – The Telegraph
- Perenco looks to Nigeria for next phase – FT
- The futility of fighting price shocks – Roger Bootle, The Telegraph Read more