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- BP asset sales close to $10bn – FT
- Petrobras to buy oil from Brazil for $42.5bn in newly-issued stock – Bloomberg
- US oil industry protests against drilling moratorium – FT
- Weak laws bother Iraq investors more than violence – Bloomberg
- Rosatom launches global charm offensive – FT
- Texas fines pipeline firm for gas blast – WSJ
- ADB plans triple currency bond – FT
- BP ad spend triples since spill – FT
- Lessons learnt from spill response – FT Read more

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Elsewhere this Wednesday:
- A nuclear giant moves into wind
- A greener Champagne bottle
- BP’s post-spill advertising comes at an unknown cost
- Just blowin’ in the wind
- Passions and detachment in journalism Read more

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- Former chief sues Abu Dhabi energy company – FT
- Congo seizes First Quantum Minerals’ assets – FT
- BP sells Malaysian ethylene and polyethylene interest to Petronas – Bloomberg
- PotashCorp calls BHP’s behaviour unethical – FT
- Exelon to buy Deere’s wind power unit – FT Read more

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Elsewhere this Tuesday:
- And you thought radiation was a problem just for nuclear plants?
- Risk-taking rises as oil rigs in Gulf drill deeper
- Ed Markey: Dangerous climate picture impossible to ignore
- How should progressives respond to the end of the Oil Age? Read more

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- Offers made for stakes in GMR’s US unit – FT
- Lenders back off environmental risks – NYT
- US proposes grading cars on emissions and efficiency – Reuters
- Climate panel faces heat – WSJ
- Nansei Sekiyu to shut Okinawa crude distillation unit because of typhoon- Bloomberg Read more

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Elsewhere this Friday:
- Why our agricultural empire will fall
- China’s clean energy plan hinges on coal price
- Behind scenes of Gulf oil spill, acrimony and stress
- Preventing the next oil spill: Do consumers hold the key?
- Fifty years of OPEC: its achievements, failures and lapses Read more

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- Documents hint at BP planning failures – FT
- BP executives say they didn’t know who had command of rig before blast – Bloomberg
- Dana delays takeover defence – FT
- BHP chief not anxious over Potash bid – WSJ
- PetroChina vows global expansion as price controls curb profit – Bloomberg
- Premier plans to double production – FT
- Shell tests method to reclaim oil sands waste – Reuters
- Nigeria to privatise power generation – FT
- Spill damage claims absent the spill – WSJ
- Petropavlovsk suffers 26 per cent fall in gold output – FT
- Bolivia launches ambitious energy plans – FT Read more

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If you’re looking for yet more examples of BP’s slowness to grasp the sheer scale of the Deepwater Horizon disaster look no further than its chairman’s stock dealings following the explosion. A full week after the accident, Carl-Henric Svanberg bought about 175,000 BP shares, according to reports in the Swedish press on Thursday. Presumably to take advantage of their fall – to £6.19 from £6.55 on April 20, the day of the explosion. Read more

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Elsewhere this Thursday:
- From climate science to climate activism – the sequel
- As sales fall, is the hybrid car fad over?
- Electricity crisis hits Venezuelan oil exports
- Cuba looks to cooperate on offshore safety
- The key players of the Deepwater Horizon Read more

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- BHP results underline financial strength – FT
- Big sporting events power up Aggreko – FT
- US spill panel question drilling policy – Reuters
- Diversification linchpin of BHP’s Potash plan – FT
- Missing piece in oil rig inquiry: Who was in charge? – NYT
- Dubai November oil prices at 20 cent discount to Oman’s – Bloomberg
- Tullow deal with Heritage meets fresh snag – FT
- India’s nuclear liability plans under fire – FT
- Report faults utility and contractor in fatal fire – WSJ Read more