Lord Browne — master of reinvention

Lord Browne's brief was to to inject more business acumen into the civil service
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The oil industry peer has joined forces with his adversary in the TNK-BP battle

Oil jitters on Canada’s campaign trail

Booming tar sands industry is shedding thousands of jobs

Noble chairman increases his stake

Iceberg’s critical report has weighed on trading house’s shares

Case for blocking Russia in the North Sea

The UK is right to take no chances with Fridman’s gasfield deal

Profile: Fridman — from rugs to riches

Alfa chairman walks tightrope as the oligarch who escaped sanctions

New lines in the Middle East sand

Fridman legal threat over North Sea block

Russian billionaire’s plans run in to fear of more sanctions

Tullow faces blue-chip relegation

Hikma Pharma ready to grab spot in the top tier

WoodMac considers £1.6bn takeover bids

Buyout group Hellman & Friedman exploring exit options

RWE Dea AG's Mittelplate oil drilling and production island is seen in the Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea, off the coast of northern Germany. Source: RWE Dea AG via Bloomberg

UK blocks sale of North Sea fields to Fridman fund

Risk that Russia sanctions could affect UK energy production

Browne makes dealmaking comeback

Ex-BP man joins $10bn venture with Russian billionaire Fridman

Small-cap Week, February 28

Tungsten Corporation, Bowleven, Coms and Intelligent Energy featured

Pemex losses grow amid low oil price

Production sinks in ‘highly disappointing’ annual results

Number of drilling rigs slashed in US

Oil price slump leads to 39% drop since October

Oil set for biggest monthly rise in 6 years

Prices lifted by upbeat demand and supply disruptions

Rig idling near 20-year high, say drillers

Offshore operators warn of two-year slowdown in oil industry

Iberdrola/UIL: rebound relationship

Utilities should enjoy the wedding, and work at the marriage

US shale town ‘hurting bad’ in oil slump

US producers retrench after near halving of crude prices since the summer

Ghana reaches $1bn deal with IMF

Ghana’s commodity predicament seen as warning sign for others

Falling oil price drags down US inflation

Excluding energy, steady price growth should comfort Fed

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