Daily Archives: May 9, 2011

The Financial Times this week hosts guests writers and industry leaders who will debate the future of global energy after nuclear disaster in Japan and turmoil in the Middle East. Read more

Serious interest in buying Poland’s Lotos Group has come only from Russian companies, making the sale of the government-owned refiner politically problematic before this autumn’s parliamentary election. Read more

Bob Dudley, BP chief executive, and Vladmir Putin, Russian prime minister, when the BP-Rosneft deal was announced in January 2011BP is bending over backwards to save its controversial deal with Rosneft, the Russian state-controlled oil group, and try to square its interests with those of the Russian authorities and of the oligarch partners in its current Russian joint venture, TNK-BP. Read more

FT Energy Source

- Biggest commodity hedge fund loses $400m in oil slide – FT
- Investors move back into risky assets – FT
- Analysts warn oil price will remain high – NY Times
- Goldman predicts commodities recovery – Bloomberg
- How shale gas will transform the markets – Nick Butler, FT
- Rivals RWE and Iberdrola hold merger talks – FT
- BP still has a deal to be done – The Telegraph
- Energy producers expect pressure over tax breaks – FT
- Moulton hires former BP chief for green energy fund – The Telegraph
- Texas City refinery restart efforts continue – WSJ
- Climate panel calls for two more reactors – FT
- Japanese nuclear operator rejects shutdown demand – WSJ
- Japan, US plan nuclear waste storage in Mongolia – Reuter
- Fukushima fails to dent UK nuclear support – FT
- US nuclear agency criticised for being too close to industry – NY Times
- Cameron under fire for poor green progress – The Guardian
- Climate change adviser warns of test for Cameron’s green credentials – The Guardian
- China leads push to go green – NY Times
- Petrobras ethanol target tripled – FT
- Demand for LNG flares worldwide – FT
- Total chief showing his Dunkirk spirit – WSJ
- Putanin backs Norilsk’s role in Rusal fight – FT
- Gulf Keystone rises on Kurdistan hope – FT Read more