Daily Archives: April 21, 2011

The US Energy Information Administration, distributor of the world’s most scrutinised and transparent energy statistics, is facing tough budget choices on account of the government’s ongoing debt ceiling fiasco.  Read more

FT Energy Source

- BP sues Transocean for $40bn – The Telegraph
- Cameron responsible for blowout, says BP – Bloomberg
- Gulf drilling delays fails to stem US oil flow – FT
- Chevron’s vote of confidence in deepwater drilling – FT
- Small companies stay in gulf’s deep waters – WSJ
- Fossil fuel firms use ‘biased’ study in shale lobbying – The Guardian
- Fracking firm battles to woo English villagers – The Guardian
- BHP Billiton lowers oil production outlook – FT
- Iraq to announce fourth oil bidding round on Monday – WSJ
- Deadlock over Iran oil and gas takes toll – FT
- Putin tells BP to make peace with oligarchs – The Times
- Exxon chief on supply, demand and $120 crude – FT
- Unreliable data help roil oil markets – WSJ
- Exxon sees nuclear power holding its own – FT
- RWE in warning about plant stoppages – FT
- Radioactive spills and breakdowns at British nuclear plants – The Guardian
- Japan bans entry into Fukushima evacuation zone – BBC
- Japan: More than a moment – FT
- Former Massey CEO paid $10.4m – WSJ
- Origin trading halted ahead of LNG announcement – Argus
- Green energy: California dreaming – FT Lex
- PV cells turn windows into solar panels – NY Times Green blog Read more

In this week’s show: BP’s future – a City analyst gives his view; Rex Tillerson, head of Exxon Mobil, on nuclear power, the Middle East, and BP; and is solar energy being undermined by the UK government’s plans? Read more