LNG prepares to come out of oil’s shadow

LNG Methane Kari Elin BG Group

Liquefied natural gas is set for a transformation

Coal is stockpiled in preparation for loading onto ships for export at the Newcastle Coal Terminal in Newcastle, north of Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010. BHP Billiton Ltd. and Rio Tinto Group declined in Sydney trading after Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan signaled the final terms of the government's planned mining tax may depend on talks with independent lawmakers. Photographer: Ian Waldie/Bloomberg ©Bloomberg

Trafigura becomes big exporter of Russia oil

Benefit comes as sanctions target Kremlin-backed companies

Gap between crude oil benchmarks narrows

Excess Nigerian supplies contrast with North American tightening

Dollar rise hits commodity prices

Oil, gold and wheat lead decline, with Brent below $64 a barrel


Japanese youth turns its back on fish

Fisheries ministry gets creative in attempt to boost demand

Fortescue soars on China investment talk

Shares in Australian miner up 15% on reports of approach

Independence in A$1.8bn deal for Sirius

Sirius’s rags-to-riches story ends with A$1.8bn deal

EU turns up heat on cheap steel imports

Glut from China and Russia sparks growing protectionism

South African miners have cut 35,000 jobs

Restructuring has cost one in 14 workers their job since 2012

India seeks to tap private gold hoards

Plan to make banks accept metal as a deposit

UK productivity problem is not so puzzling

The answer can be explained over coffee

Head of metals at Trafigura resigns

Simon Collins’ move is the latest in a series of senior management departures

Mercuria wins first round in Citi dispute

Bank to pursue compensation for $270m over China repo deals

US natural gas buoyed by lower stock rise

Gas demand coming from electrical power sector

Australia rejects iron ore inquiry

Decision a victory for Rio and BHP in dispute with rival Fortescue

Retail sales recovery cheers pound

High street stocks help FTSE 100 eye return to record highs