Daily Archives: March 28, 2011

A new phase in Tepco’s “BP moment”: just like the whirlpool created by the massive tsunami after the March 11 earthquake, Japan’s biggest electricity provider and operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant is dragging peers into its own troubled vortex. Read more

Sheila McNulty

The oil and gas industry has been afraid there might be repercussions from the recent investigation that found Macondo’s blowout preventer failed to close because a section of drill pipe had buckled during the accident and blocked efforts to seal it off.  Read more

FT Energy Source

- Radiation fears rise at Japan crisis plant – FT
- Japanese firm admits error on radiation warning – The Guardian
- Japan nuclear regulator tied to industry – WSJ
- Nuclear groups to sue Germany over idled plants – FT
- Thousands join German anti-nuclear protests – FT
- Putin warned Dudley over Rosneft – The Telegraph
- Foreign Office ‘backed BP-Rosneft’ – The Telegraph
- Sinopec to cut costs and expand overseas – Bloomberg
- China energy authority drafting shale gas development plan – Reuters
- Iberdrola causes anger with share plan – FT
- India looks underground for fuel of the future – The Times
- Renewable energy deals up 66% – WSJ
- Japan crisis, high oil to help green energy: PwC – Reuters
- Schneider chief warns Europe on green rivals – FT
- Power chiefs warn of tax threat to plant – The Times
- Valiant issues oil tax warning – The Telegraph
- Senators want FTC to investigate high gasoline prices – Argus
- Landmark plan to heat UK factory with waste – FT
- Nissan Leaf charges into UK car showrooms – The Guardian Read more