Schlumberger optimistic on oil spending

Oil services company’s first quarter hit by bad weather

Kuok unit halts Singapore IPO drought

Operator of oil rig ‘floatels’ prices $400m offering

GE earnings narrowly beat estimates

Oil and gas division stands out as total earnings drop

Ambani’s Reliance in gasfield legal spat

Indian conglomerate accuses author of defamation

Gunvor well placed to weather political storm

Company denies that Vladimir Putin has ever held a stake

Gunvor’s earnings rise by a quarter

Swiss-based oil trader sees diversification strategy pay off

Carlyle closes Africa fund at $698m

Target exceeded by 40 per cent

Eni: any difference?

New boss of Italian energy group needs to find opportunities for growth

Oil veteran nominated to top job at Eni

Descalzi helped steer Italian group to success

Temasek widens Africa footprint

Singapore SWF buys stake in Nigeria’s Seven Energy

Rousseff hits back at Petrobras criticism

Brazil president says group is target of campaign

Ocado hurt by competition concerns

FTSE 100 closes up 22.06 points, or 0.3 per cent, at 6,583.76

Glencore Xstrata buys oil group Caracal

Commodities group in upstream push with Chad-focused explorer

Total to invest $16bn in Angola project

French oil group bucks trend for cutting capital expenditure

Batista faces claims of insider trading

Sanctions sought include fines or market ban and possible charges

Ukrainians ‘reject anti-Russian nation’

President to unleash ‘large-scale antiterrorist operation’

Pressure mounts on Rousseff over Petrobras

Police seize company documents in corruption inquiry

Contaminated water highlights China pipeline dangers

Cancer-causing chemical detected in water

US imposes sanctions on Crimea gas group

Move stops US companies entering ventures with Chernomorneftegaz

Shell postpones Norway offshore project

Move to halt use of compressor on seabed comes amid rising costs

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