Colombia braced for effects of oil’s fall

Finance minister confident despite potential impact on public finances

Non-Opec producers blamed for oil slide

Saudi Arabia and UAE vow to maintain production targets at 30m barrels day

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Week in Review, December 20

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The Kremlin is struggling to restore calm

Moscow is facing its biggest economic crisis since 1998

Oil’s slide is good for the world economy

Fears that cheaper crude creates yet more deflation are misplaced

Boardroom trades December 20

Latest directors deals at Countrywide, Bowleven, Genel and EnQuest

Oil surplus offers storage profit hope

Gap between forward and spot price likely to spur interest

Morgan Stanley-Rosneft deal faces clock

Sale of oil unit set to fall through amid political change

Khodorkovsky’s ‘crisis manager’ offer

Former oligarch seeks real democracy for Russia

Kuroda hails progress in deflation battle

Japan central bank maintains easing but says it will change tack if needed

BASF and Gazprom scrap energy asset swap

‘Difficult political environment’ blamed for failure of German-Russian deal

Denmark’s grab for North Pole fans geopolitical rivalry

Russia and Canada expected to file competing claims soon

Oil world adjusts to Saudi no-cut gamble

Short-term pressures could cause more pain than expected and pave the way for cuts

Saudi minister says oil drop is temporary

Naimi rejects claims that kingdom is pushing down prices

North Sea worries wash ashore at Aberdeen

Crumbling confidence in the energy sector is starting to be felt

Shale byproduct prices track oil plunge

Ethane hits 16-year low, propane down 48% in 6 months

Chevron drops Arctic drilling plan

Company cites “economic uncertainty” in oil industry for shelving the long-term project

Russia billionaire Yevtushenkov released

Investigators overturn order and free tycoon from house arrest

NY to ban fracking citing health risks

Decision puts state at odds with most of America


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