Maersk stumble highlights sluggish trade

Some freight markets look weak, including air and dry bulk ships

A crude rule of thumb

Naive extrapolation of oil supply and demand patterns is risky

Oil slides on storage capacity strains

WTI slips after reports of further rise in crude stocks at Cushing

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

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The sun sets on the petrodollar age

The drop in oil price adds a twist to the forces driving fragmentation and conflict

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

The McArthur River mine is one of the world's largest producers of lead, zinc and silver. (Image courtesy of Glencore) Glencore (LON:GLEN) may soon be forced to shut down its McArthur River zinc mine in Australia unless it improves its environmental record and increases a financial bond covering rehabilitation of the site, authorities said this week.

It’s time for a hiatus on payouts

Commodity groups need to stop robbing Peter to pay Paul

‘Nasty’ output data underline concerns

Fall largely due to mining and energy sectors

Saudis heed call to share economic pain

Oil price rout and security worries amplify message of austerity

Investors pouring into oil options

Big demand pushes implied volatility for WTI to highest since 2009

Anadarko cuts dividend after oil plunge

US independent’s move follows ConocoPhillips, Noble Energy and Kinder Morgan

Oil leaders move to quash price rise talk

Exchange data show hedge funds have record bet on recovery

EU bloc faces plan to share gas in crises

Move to bolster energy security of nations dependent on Russia

Global energy beyond the here and now

Focus to be on rising demand, natural gas and falling emissions

Oil explorers learn to hug bankers

Smaller producers who used their reserves as collateral face a fight for survival

Mexican president replaces Pemex chief

González Anaya told to boost profitability across state oil group

Chesapeake shares plunge on debt report

US gas producer says it has no plans for bankruptcy

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