Why US and Brent crude are diverging

US oil prices close to fresh 12-year low

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Prog rock divis strike bum note for Rio

How does the 1970s musical genre differ from miners’ payouts?

Glencore raises $500m to pay down debt

Rights to output at Peru mine sold to Franco-Nevada

Kurdistan Oil and Gas French oil company Total’s recently acquired stake in Kurdistan oilfields will further strain ties between Baghdad and the autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) which are caught up in a long-running political feud over oil rights and disputed territories along their hazy internal border. (Reuters)

Total to accelerate capital spending cuts

French group’s downstream profits offset upstream decline

BNP to curb lending to US energy sector

Reserve-based lending pullback could further squeeze producers

Palmer probed over alleged use of aliases

Watchdog looks into Australian magnate’s role in miner’s collapse

Telecom Plus slips on fuel cost fears

FTSE 100 bounces off a three-year low

BP offers positive global outlook

US producers expected to recover strongly after oil price rout

Rosneft rejects case for oil output cuts

Putin ally questions feasibility of co-ordinated action on crude

Obama climate strategy left up in the air

Court decision removes deadline for states to lodge carbon plans

It’s time for a hiatus on payouts

Commodity groups need to stop robbing Peter to pay Paul

EDF faces €100bn power stations upgrade bill

Costing blow for French utility comes as new law could force reactor closures

‘Nasty’ output data underline concerns

Fall largely owing to mining and energy sectors

China breezes past EU as top wind power

Country accounts for third of global capacity — twice US share

Supreme Court blocks climate change plans

Obama centrepiece aims to cut emissions from US power sector

Oil leaders move to quash price rise talk

Exchange data show hedge funds have record bet on recovery

Tidal power’s potential faces review

Swansea Bay scheme a ‘litmus test’ amid rising subsidy demands

Investors down on Fortis’s takeover of ITC

Shares dip in both companies on news of deal

Tumbling gas price threatens shale hopes

Economics, not planning battles, are undermining the sector

Profits growth fuels Vestas’ ambitions

Turbine maker targeting organic growth to maintain pole position


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