Daily Archives: January 27, 2011

Russian oligarch Mikhail Fridman is throwing caution to the wind. He and his Russian partners in TNK-BP questioned the BP-Rosneft deal as soon as it was announced last week. Read more

At times the European Gas Conference in Vienna felt more like a television dating gameshow than a humdrum industry get-together. Read more

Kiran Stacey

Last night, we reported that Igor Sechin, the Russian energy tsar, Rosneft chairman and deputy prime minister, had moved to damp down a brewing rebellion from BP’s Russian partners in TNK-BP against the Rosneft tie-up.
Well, it didn’t work.  Read more

FT Energy Source

- Conoco benefits from higher oil prices – FT
- Oil majors: radical rethink needed – FT Lex
- Exelon results hurt by hedging losses and lower earnings – WSJ (£)
- BG jumps after Brazil oil discovery and spin-off talk – FT
- Heritage Oil falls 29% after gas find – FT
- Australian cyclone halts oil production – Bloomberg
- Brent and WTI gap continues to widen – FT
- Oil dispersants lingered in deep water – NY Times Green blog
- Lawmakers vow to pursue oil spill bill – Reuters
- Founding father backs Glencore IPO – FT
- South Korea to debate carbon-emission trading bill – Bloomberg
- Backing for Brussels on energy market – FT
- Icahn extends offer for Dynegy – FT
- BP and Rosneft clear way for Arctic exploration – The Times (£)
- TNK-BP investors reassured on Rosneft – FT
- Pension giants tilt at the wind – The Times (£)
- UK must deliver on reforms this year, says EDF – FT
- GE Hitachi to re-enter UK reactor market – Argus
- Huhne warms to nuclear option – FT
- India bowls nuclear industry a surprise googly – FT Read more