Oil producers’ game of ‘chicken’

Expectations are in a state of flux at the prospect of a world awash with crude, writes Izabella Kaminska

Holliday brings green conscience to Shell

Former Bank of America chairman was early advocate of sustainability

Lower oil price top of Holliday’s in-tray

New Shell chairman may also be helpful engaging with campaigners

Russia and Ukraine reach gas deal

Agreement forestalls potential winter energy crisis for Europe

Bad news keeps coming for Barclays

In and out of reputational rehab, the UK bank has produced three nasty surprises in two days

Chinese oil companies’ earnings decline

Groups’ profits hit by declining oil prices

Afren shares drop as oil production falls

Review of unauthorised payments completed

China oil groups: waiting for reckoning

Analysts’ expectations for Cnooc and PetroChina are resistant to prices

Russia and Ukraine close to gas deal

EU-brokered agreement would end months-long standoff

Argentina seeks its own shale boom

Country wants investors not scared off by default

Sistema to return Bashneft stake to Russia

Decision raises concerns over Russia’s investment climate

Weak oil price drags on ConocoPhillips

Decline in earnings follows similar falls at other groups

Oil price fall hits Eni operating profit

Italian group joins BP and Total in suffering from weaker demand

Shell taps ex-BofA banker to be new chairman

Oil major’s third-quarter profits above expectations

Statoil slips to third quarter net loss

Falling oil price weighs on Norway’s state-controlled energy group

Opec expects fall in US shale output

Says 50% of production ‘at risk’ at current oil price

Rosneft insists capex is on track

Russian group hit by falling rouble and oil price

Chinaoil on buying spree as oil drops

More than 20m barrels of Middle East oil snapped up in a month

Plunging oil prices hit Total profits

New chief executive pledges to cut costs and capital spending

Fracking: In the path of the ‘shale gale’

Divisions among Democrats in Colorado highlight how shale gas has become a toxic issue


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