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Kiran Stacey

In this week’s readers’ Q&A session, Amrita Sen, oil analyst at Barclays Capital, answers your questions.
In this second of two posts, she discusses drilling in the US, national oil subsidies and growing demand from the Middle East. Read more

Kiran Stacey

In this week’s readers’ Q&A session, Amrita Sen, oil analyst at Barclays Capital, answers your questions.
In the first of two posts, she discusses whether speculation is driving up the oil price, whether such an increase could trigger another recession and when “peak oil” might occur. Read more

Kiran Stacey

The global economic recovery is unlikely to be threatened by rising oil prices, Amrita Sen, oil analyst at Barclays Capital, has said. Read more

Kiran Stacey

Amrita Sen, BarCap’s oil analyst, has kindly agreed to extend the deadline so more Energy Source readers will get the chance to ask their questions.  Read more

Kiran Stacey

[Amrita Sen] Many thanks for all your questions for Keith Parker, chief executive of the UK Nuclear Industry Association. His answers will appear on this site on Friday, April 1st.
Next week, the person in the hotseat will be Amrita Sen, Barcap’s oil analyst and expert on the Middle East and North Africa. Read more

Breaking at pixel time — Reuters quoting an Italian government source that ‘informal’ Opec talks have begun on raising output if Libyan supply collapses (only for the Saudi oil minister to deny that Opec will consider extraordinary talks.) Read more

Kiran Stacey

Suppliers of liquified natural gas are watching the weather almost as closely as New Yorkers right now. According to a new report by BarCap, one of the only things that kept LNG demand and supply in balance in 2010 was the hellish winter in Europe and what its analysts call “exceptionally supportive weather” elsewhere. Read more

Kiran Stacey

A fascinating (and ever so slightly gruesome) story from Leslie Hook, reporting from Beijing in today’s FT.
The Chinese government’s commitment reduce energy consumption per unit of GDP by 20 per cent from 2005 levels has led to power rationing, which in turn has fuelled a boom in diesel-powered electricity generators. Read more