Energy suppliers urged to cut prices (FT)

Debate heats up on weather and oil demand (FT)

UK company begins drilling off Falklands (FT)

International Power remains in play (FT)

Oil traders boost long positions for first time since January (Bloomberg)

Shares of US ethanol producers rise sharply (WSJ)

UN climate change chief quits (FT)

De Boer resignation deals blow to hopes for early treaty (FT)

Call for tax on livestock emissions (FT)

EU shuffles top competition and energy posts (FT)

Google is cleared to become electricity marketer (WSJ)

CNOOC and Sinopec said to mull Devon stake in Azerbaijan (Bloomberg)

Schneider defends creation of ‘power champion’ (FT)

Tensions rise over Falklands oil exploration (FT)

Brazilian producers of ethanol agree to merge (FT)

US energy chief struggles to shift debate (FT)

Energy companies fight own emissions corner (FT)

Moscow raises environmental heat on TNK-BP (FT)

India offers to protect China oil shipments (FT)

Call to stiffen Falklands defence as Argentina tries to rein in drilling (FT)

Arrow Energy may raise A$310m in IPO of overseas unit, Deutsche Bank says (Bloomberg)

Australian energy firm Santos sees full-year profit fall 53% (Reuters)

Russia and EU plan system to limit energy supply disruption
Concerns persist over renewed tensions with Ukraine (FT)

Gas fears to dominate Yalta talks
Energy is not only issue Russia and Ukraine must iron out (FT)

Asia set to overtake US in green technology
US think-tanks say China is rapidly catching up (FT)

Russia raises its target for emissions cuts
Moscow willing to cut by 20-25% by 2020 (FT)

Clearing ground for a deal to save forests
Part 1 of FT series on global warming looks at deforestation (FT)

Europe’s appliance industry makes the grade
EU changes scheme for energy-efficiency labelling (FT)

Qatar to build $9.8bn plants in China and Vietnam
Country to partner with CNOOC on China plant (Bloomberg)

New EDF chief voices dissent
Calls for rethink of France’s nuclear industry (FT)

Obama renews climate pledge
Meaningful deal still seen as possible (FT)

South Korea pledges emissions cut
Will cut emissions by 4% by 2020 (FT)

Australia spending more on resource projects
Spending rose 40% to US$104bn over the last six months (Reuters)

LSE fines Regal Petroleum over Aim rule breaches
Fine of £600,000 is largest in exchange’s history (FT)

Tankers store oil as futures prices rocket
One in 12 large tankers used for storing oil than transporting it (FT)

Opinion: Forget emissions, focus on research

Brazil’s president Lula calls on leaders to attend climate talks
Urges them to break deadlock in negotiating emission cuts (FT)

Likelihood of climate treaty delay grows
Senior UK official says deal could take another year (FT)

Iraq oil deal puts pressure on Opec
Exxon and Shell win right to develop West Qurna field (FT)

Eni and KazMunaiGaz close to deal
Could lead to $50bn investment in central Asian oil and gas (FT)

A new route for natural gas to Europe
Finland and Sweden give green light to Nordstream (WSJ)

Jobs issue jeopardises wind farm’s stimulus deal
Backlash against Chinese involvement in Texas project (NY Times)

Forecast of gas glut challenges Russian grip
IEA projections challenge industry assumption of shortages (FT)

Green policies expected to hit gas demand
US would become largely self-sufficient (FT)

Total profits hit by falling oil price
But says production is back on track (FT)

Royal Dutch Shell aims to ‘quickly’ restore Nigerian production
Ceasefire by militants opens window to restart plant (Bloomberg)

Enel to raise a further €4bn in bonds
Comes only weeks after mammoth refinancing (FT)

UN chief damps climate treaty hopes
New deal unlikely before next year (FT)

US Republican boycott delays climate bill
Nixes hopes Congress can pass bill before Copenhagen (FT)

US rightwing activists curb efforts to cut carbon emissions
Americans for Prosperity becoming formidable political force (FT)

Global Insight: Beijing has played climate cards beautifully
Beijing happy that India has struck belligerent tone (FT)

Analysis: Burning ambition
Beijing takes on west in 21st century race for resources (FT)

Tories’ plan on low-carbon electricity
Shadow energy secretary backs strengthening incentives (FT)

Russia’s Lukoil may start trading naphtha in Asia, CEO says
Chief also sees opportunities in trading LPG (Bloomberg)

Endesa unveils 55% drop in nine-month net profits
Spanish company affected by lower gains from asset sales (FT)

Enel refinances €10bn in debt
Italian electricity utility turns to private investors (FT)

Insight: WTI is losing its glitter

Denbury to buy Encore Acquisitions in $4.5bn deal
US independents pressured to consolidate (FT)

EU proposes €50bn climate change deal
Stops short of specifying how much it will contribute (FT)

Woodside offloads stake in Otway gas project to Origin
Oil producer to focus on western Australian coast (FT)

RWE says not in talks with Iran on Nabucco gas pipeline
Tehran holding ‘unofficial’ talks with several European firms (Reuters)

Thailand’s PTTEP ‘under pressure’ as fire burns at Timor sea rig
Estimates well leaking 300-400 barrels of oil a day (Bloomberg)

Trouble flares in Niger delta
Slow progress in curbing burn-off (FT)

Lex: Spot the difference

Editorial comment: Follow the science on climate change

Google and Microsoft eye wind farm investments, energy adviser says
Multinationals aim to ‘green’ their electricity use (FT)

Total warns of energy insecurity
Fears green policies will cause shortages (FT)

India’s PM Singh calls for sharing of clean power
Developed countries frustrated by demand (FT)

BP said to study bid for Kosmos Energy’s stake in Jubilee field
Has hired Goldman as adviser, people familiar say(Bloomberg)

Belgium and GDF Suez agree partial tax truce
Deal is part of new charge on country’s nuclear industry (FT)

Seoul begins to realise its foreign oil ambitions
Korea is set on rivalling China (FT)

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