Daily Archives: April 12, 2011

At first glance, Igor Sechin’s abrupt departure as Rosneft chairman appears to bode badly for BP’s last-ditch bid to salvage its alliance with the Russian state controlled company.
But, it could turn out to be a clever tactical move that might yet save the deal.  Read more

Kiran Stacey

How significant is it that Fukushima is now rated as a level seven nuclear accident, the top level, and on a par with Chernobyl? Read more

FT Energy Source

FT Energy Source

- Fukushima crisis on par with Chernobyl – FT
- International nuclear scale explained – The Telegraph
- German minister backs nuclear move – FT
- German nuclear operators halt renewable fund payments – Argus
- Chevron expects higher profit – WSJ
- Sechin stands down as head of Rosneft – FT
- Oil spill studies show Gulf’s resilience – NY Times
- Oil sands pipeline fuels concern – WSJ
- Studies challenge gas’ green credentials – NY Times
- Tymoshenko investigated over gas deal – FT
- China begins to build mines in Australia – The Guardian
- Iraq oil output at highest level for a decade, says IEA – FT
- CME-linked index looks at tracking Brent – FT
- BritNed cable boosts hopes for European supergrid – The Guardian
- BrightSource solar gets $1.6bn loan guarantee – Reuters Read more