FT Energy Source Energy headlines: France to ban fracking

- France to ban fracking of fossil fuels – FT

- Cheap gas leads power industry to rethink options – Argus

- Panel urges Germany to close nuclear plants by 2021 – NY Times

- RWE profit rises but wary of nuclear taxes – WSJ

- BP refuses to accept liability for drill-ban losses – The Telegraph

- US House approves bill to speed up offshore drilling permits – WSJ

- Senators sek more fuels from coal, biomass, algae – Argus

- Oil industry brands US tax proposals as political ploy – FT

- Round up the usual CEOs – NY Times Green blog

- US floods set to force up price of petrol – FT

- UK faces energy bill spike – The Telegraph

- Offshore wind can shed subsidy in 10-15 years: report – Reuters

- Low carbon quest looks to market – FT

- Brazil government to force Petrobras to cut prices – WSJ

- Cameron ‘must intervene in carbon row’ – The Guardian

- MPs talk tough over SSE mis-selling – FT

- Ofgem blamed for a lack of trust in the ‘big six’ – The Times

- Woodside names ExxonMobil veteran as CEO – WSJ