Politics clouds Australia’s green energy

Year-long impasse in Canberra undermines confidence in the industry

A woman holds a placard reading 'Petrolao Brazilian Shame' in reference to the Petrobras money laundering and corruption scandals, during a protest against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 15 March 2015
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Petrobras independent director to quit

Cunha frustrated over handling of problems at oil group

Oil reserves: no thaw yet

Largest companies have begun to run down their inventories

India: At the coalface

Failure to boost energy supplies will hurt Modi’s goal of turning India into a manufacturing force

Gulf Keystone Petroleum pipeyard storage
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Gulf Keystone chairman steps down

Murray to retire after 2 years of boardroom unrest

Glass Lewis calls for vote against BP pay

Shareholder group says remuneration exceeds market peers

Oil slips as nuclear talks near deadline

Iran set to release supplies if final obstacles to deal are cleared

Oil majors over a barrel with reserves

Deteriorating performance raises long-term questions

This picture shows the traditional Chinese gate. This tye of gates, were frequently used at royal palaces and the garden of rich persons. Photo taken on: February 03rd, 2009

The door to China’s riches remains locked

Eager investors kept waiting in the courtyard of key sectors

Business pioneers in energy

Radical innovations have been scarce in the industry

Security concerns make business difficult

Exporters struggle to adjust to cheaper oil but importing countries enjoy some benefits

Falling cost of solar offers solace after halving of oil price in the Gulf region

Harnessing the sun’s rays is playing an important role in the push to develop cheaper power sources

Gulf Keystone launches £30m share placing

Cash-strapped Iraqi oil producer seeks to ease funding problems

Energy high-yield bonds: cutting the line

Weak covenants have consequences

Corporate debt rally puts equities in shade

Yield remains principal investment focus as Fed rate rises loom

Deregulation threatens to break up Japanese energy monopolies

Changes to the energy sector could create a Y10tn market

US oil independents raise record amount

Equity issuance of $10.8bn hits new quarterly high

European payouts rise by more than 10%

Banks lead the way as dividends from companies hit €187bn

De Beers toughens diamond rules

Companies’ accounts must meet international standards, says group

Modi tries to shake off ‘anti-poor’ label

Indian PM gives ground to critics on land reform and retroactive tax


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