Total names Pouyanné as chief executive

Desmarest appointed chairman to help with transition

Tajikistan eyes China as Russia dries up

Planned $6bn investment latest sign of Beijing’s expansion into central Asia

Falling oil price raises shale concerns

Cost of US production has become a critical question for investors

British Columbia cuts tax in LNG push

Lower rate key to Canada’s efforts to entice Asian buyers

New heir apparent named for GDF Suez

Latest management change in the French energy sector

A photo taken on September 30, 2014 shows barbed wire set near an underground gas storage in the village of Opari, some 70 kms south-west from Lviv
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Russia slaps conditions on Ukraine gas

Fears energy stand-off could hit winter supplies to Europe

Codelco sticks with ambitious plans

Chilean copper miner plans more than $23bn of investments

Total: After de Margerie

Broad diversity of production will mark chief executive’s legacy

Uganda looks to China for investment

President praises lack of interference and ‘big money’

Europe needs will to build energy union

A bitter row between France and Spain exposes the bloc’s inefficiency

Morgan Stanley mulls sale of gas business

Bank’s move after Federal Reserve raises concerns about risks

Corporate India frets over debt levels

Industrial and banking sectors enter new era still underfunded

Rousseff faces fresh Petrobras pressure

As president prepares for run-off, public spending watchdog raises questions over Comperj project

Investigators probe Total jet crash

Corporate aeroplane struck snowplough on take-off in Moscow

Honeywell and DuPont hit by EU antitrust

Collaboration over coolant to meet emissions rules falls foul

‘Deep bench’ at Total found reassuring

Potential successors to late chief are steeped in the group’s culture

Christophe de Margerie, 1951-2014

Energy industry loses one of its great contrarian characters

Total chief dies in Moscow air crash

Private jet carrying head of French oil group hit snow-clearing machine

China grip over rare earths market wanes

Price of key minerals falls despite trade war

Credit Suisse sued over Azerbaijan venture

Georgian businessman claims bank failed to get best price


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