Daily Archives: February 18, 2011

Kiran Stacey

“Greg Barker has been rude and unprofessional.” This was the assessment of the UK’s energy minister by John Moreton, chairman of MO3, a UK solar power company. Read more

Kiran Stacey

In this week’s readers’ Q&A session, Alexander Medvedev, deputy chief executive of Gazprom, answers your questions.
In this second post, he answers questions on support from Vladimir Putin, the likelihood of a deal between South Stream and Nabucco and future Russian gas demand. Read more

Kiran Stacey

In this week’s readers’ Q&A session, Alexander Medvedev, deputy chief executive of Gazprom, answers your questions.
In the first of two posts, he discusses changes to gas pricing, how reliable a partner his company is for EU countries and how Gazprom will respond to the shale gas boom.
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Kiran Stacey

Alexander Medvedev, deputy CEO of Gazprom, has been laying out his thoughts on the US shale boom, which threatens to knock his company off its pedestal as the dominant player in the natural gas market. Read more

FT Energy Source

- BP calls for cuts to oil spill pay-outs – FT
- TNK-BP in key meeting over £10bn Rosneft deal – The Telegraph
- Oil spill response system launched – FT
- BP problems with Halliburton revealed – The Times (£)
- Judge tells government to resume Gulf drilling permits – NY Times
- Gazprom chief calls shale gas a ‘bubble’ – FT
- West Texas crude a ‘broken benchmark’ – Bloomberg
- PG&E profit down after pipeline blast charges – WSJ (£)
- Iran insists warships bound for Suez Canal – FT
- Essar chief meets fraud officials – The Telegraph
- Reliance cuts exports to capitalise on Indian demand – Bloomberg
- Drilling plans boost Encore – FT
- Push to further limit carbon emissions – WSJ (£)
- Solar firms launch legal battle over subsidy rethink – The Telegraph
- Break-even for a low carbon economy – The Guardian
- Study raises possibility of state emissions trading – Argus Read more