Shell to sell Nigeria oilfields for $5bn

Retreat from region’s oldest industry follows theft and sabotage

India coal ruling fuels confusion

Alarm at implications for power and banking industries

Shale finances lift growth hopes

Excess cash flow forecast of $2.4bn in 2015 fuels expansion talk

US shale: What lies beneath

An innovation boom is bringing lower costs and higher productivity, but how long will it last?

North Sea glut pressures Brent crude

Cuts to refinery runs due to maintenance lead to drop in demand

Indian coal: Captive king

Court rules licences were awarded illegally

South Africa output rises 0.6 per cent

Africa’s most developed economy avoids recession

Peru to be world’s second biggest in copper

Pipeline of Chinese projects now worth $20bn, officials say

India declares coal mining licences illegal

Ruling plunges battered resources sector into fresh uncertainty

Ebola piles pressure on iron ore miners

Output set to suffer for UK miners amid financial difficulties

UK coal mining poised for revival

Australians invest in Border collieries

Ukraine turmoil proves taxing for small groups

There are more risks of investing in the region than normal

Is energy security a job for Nato?

Dominion eyes control of Diavik mine

South Stream may now be a pipe dream

For critics of the Kremlin, there’s a delicious irony in this tale

Small-cap Week, August 23

Week in review, August 23

Berkshire, Apple, BHP Billiton, and car parts suppliers featured

Rosneft to acquire stake in Norway’s NADL

Deal indicates western companies not deterred by Russian sanctions

US judgment due on Iraq-KRG oil dispute

Texas decision could have major implications on KRG sovereignty

Common sense disappears in mining mergers

Thankfully focus is now on costs, cash and core assets

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