Daily Archives: February 10, 2011

Kiran Stacey

One of the major issues facing renewables developers in the UK, especially those of onshore wind farms, is fighting through local planning problems. The British public (to generalise) has never been overly keen on the sight of mammoth wind turbines cluttering the green and pleasant land. Read more

PetroChinaThere is no respite in China’s hunt for energy assets. A month after taking a stake in a British refinery, PetroChina is paying $5.4bn to buy into a large Canadian gas field project owned by Calgary-based Encana. Read more

FT Energy Source

- FBI probes Chinese cyber attacks on oil groups – FT
- US group sets oil talks with China – Reuters
- Petrochina in $5.4bn Canada gas buy – FT
- KNOC plans to spend $4bn on oil assets – Bloomberg
- BP’s Rosneft deal put to TNK-BP directors – The Telegraph
- Acquisition of Spanish utility boosts Suez – FT
- British windfarms blow Vestas towards 25% profit rise – The Guardian
- UK grants Eon Humber wind farm permission – Argus
- SSE seeks EU backing for pilot carbon capture plant – The Times (£)
- Statoil trims its production targets – FT
- Republicans take EPA chief to task – NY Times Read more