US shale stymied by Saudi, says Shell CEO

Van Beurden defends £55bn deal to buy BG Group

Iran eyes $100bn western oil investment

Tehran finalises new contract system to attract multinationals

Plastics companies stretched by rising prices

Manufacturers see no gain from cheap oil

Sky-high demand keeps ticket prices aloft

EU and US airlines have little incentive to pass on fuel savings

Israeli anger grows over Leviathan deal

Netanyahu forced into climbdown over $6.5bn gasfield project

Petrobras chief pledges investor focus

Bendine talk of ‘shareholder value’ promises fresh approach

Petrobras slashes investment to cut debt

Forecasts for domestic production by 2020 cut by a third

Lebanon’s gas sector tested by politics

Finds would be game-changing, but efforts to exploit potentially rich resources have stalled

US shale equity sales slow

Finance squeeze shows tightening financial pressure on industry

Shell's Goldeneye oil rig

Shell bids for carbon capture project

Shell competes for £1bn pot to develop carbon storage facility

World Cup woes add to Qatar jitters

Companies in emirate hit by spending cuts as well as Fifa fallout

African trials fuel malaria vaccine hopes

Equatorial Guinea hosts tests that hold promise of end to disease

Quindell saga turns into mad tea party

Shares of Daniel Stewart fall following FCA probe into Quindell

Nigeria president dissolves state oil company board

NNPC is target for anti-corruption drive following landmark election

Alberta raises carbon tax on big emitters

Canada’s oil-rich province makes up 37% of nation’s emissions

UK councillors reject fracking application

Test drilling refused over concerns about traffic on rural roads

Afren cleans out boardroom in shake-up

Move comes ahead of restructuring at troubled oil and gas group

Freeport-McMoRan: dealmageddon

A demonstration of how big acquisitions can destroy value

European oil majors hold Tehran talks

Shell and Eni confirm Iran contact ahead of a possible nuclear deal

North Korea: The secrets of Office 39

Organisation’s alliance with Queensway Group helps Pyongyang


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