Locals tap oil majors’ Niger delta retreat

Seplat Petroleum Development Company workers on one of their faciulities in Nigeria
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Homegrown companies taking growing share of country’s assets

Iron ore tumbles to two-year low

Steelmaking ingredient falls 35% this year on China demand fears

Shale finances lift growth hopes

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

Shell nears sale of Nigeria oilfields

$5bn deal with domestic buyers is double initial estimates

Oil auction may end badly for Nigeria

Foreign oil groups cannot be blamed for losing their nerves

India coal ruling fuels confusion

Alarm at implications for power and banking industries

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

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