Sanctions hit Russia Arctic energy plans

Action over Ukraine has left Moscow’s shale ambitions in limbo

Palladium advances to new multiyear high

Russia tensions offer further price support

Rosneft seeks China investor for oilfield

Deal would be most significant Chinese investment in Russian oil

Putin will not cut off Europe’s gas

The EU could weather the winter without importing Russian energy, says Matthew Bryza

Nyrstar plans to raise equity and debt

Analysts say finance proposal should fix ‘stretched balance sheet’

Weak China demand sends iron ore tumbling

Factories urged to run down inventories, rather than restock

Hopes for coal rights rethink spark rally

Indian minister says companies should keep mines in production

Nyrstar unveils €600m fundraising plans

Mining and metals group aims to invest in smelter capacity

Scotland’s oil reserves still unclear

Rival camps claim predictions likely to boost their cause

Investors still wary of getting burnt by solar

Circumstances that aided growth of sun-power are coming to an end

A chief executive for Whitehall?

BHP promises growth at spin-off

Manufacturers fear rising energy costs

Almost nine in 10 businesses discuss energy costs at board level

NADL chief wants more work with Rosneft

Norwegian driller upbeat despite pressure of sanctions

Private equity’s oil interests go global

Private investors pile into virgin fields beyond North America

NADL expresses no regret for Rosneft deal

‘It’s business’ says Norwegian executive on rig sale to Russian group

Russia: faute de mieux

You don’t have to own an oil company to invest in Russia

Buyout groups invest in UK North Sea oil

Afren cuts production guidance

Shares fall at oil group as it issues qualified accounts

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