President-elect Obama focuses on alternative energy with pick for energy secretary

Electricite de France said to be close to buying half of Constellation, trumping Buffett reports Bloomberg

UK: Nick Butler of Cambridge Judge Business School writes in the Comment pages of today’s FT that the low price of oil should force energy ministers to consider new rules that would stabilise the market

UK: ExxonMobil will invest $1bn to expand capacity of three of its refineries

UK: Oil companies storing at least 50m barrels of oil in supertankers