Nigeria: The big oil fix

Battling chronic corruption, fuel shortages and calls to divest assets, the new president must repair the state-owned oil company

No quick fix for lumbering Siemens

Heady expectations after Kaeser hire prove too optimistic

Shell ready to seize chance in Arctic

Project is critical to future of oil development off Alaska coast

Fuel shortages cripple Nigeria

Advisers to incoming president Buhari in talks on energy crisis

The Arctic-bound Shell drilling rig, Polar Pioneer, sits at the Port of Seattle prior to heading north to Alaska. (Photography by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures)
©Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

Shell’s Arctic oil will take years to flow

Regulatory and legal constraints hold up exploration

Oil price slide puts producers under pressure

Bankruptcies, debt defaults and rescue measures rise

Week in Review

Week in Review, May 23

Deutsche Bank under fire; John Malone, BP and M&S also in the news

Shale group proposes fracking in Yorkshire

Third Energy is second company to apply for licence in the UK

Growth stalls as oil dividend remains unspent

Markets puzzled by weak consumer spending given crude price drop

Enoc moves to buy out Dragon’s minorities

Deal would value crude producer’s equity at £3.6bn

Moya the Destroyer revives letter writing

Royal Mail chief looks to turn round group’s fortunes

US natural gas buoyed by lower stock rise

Gas demand coming from electrical power sector as traders divided over future direction of gas

Oil tankers: tanked up

Surging Asian demand has caused crude carrier rates to boom

BP in Transocean-Halliburton settlement

Deals provide further clarity on costs of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster

Retail sales recovery cheers pound

High street stocks help FTSE 100 eye return to record highs

Petrobras probe looks to dig up corpse

Investigators want to test DNA of scandal’s suspected mastermind

Oil market buoyed by product demand

Cheaper crude and stockpiling by China boosts consumption

Grupo Alfa close to Pacific Rubiales deal

Deal is largest buyout of Latin American energy group since 2011

Sanctions hit Rosneft plans for trading

Russian oil group prevented from raising debt beyond 30 days

Shell hits back at fossil fuel critics

Van Beurden says oil and gas needed to meet energy demand


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