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  1. 14 hours ago

    Government departments must have ‘business plans’ for spending

    Government departments have been ordered to prepare corporate-style business plans indicating what will be delivered...

  2. July 28, 2015

    Profits fall at BP trading arm

    Results at BP’s trading arm, one of the largest and most active of any large energy company, slipped in the second...

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  1. July 28, 2015

    Deepwater charge and falling oil prices push BP into $6.3bn loss

    BP is to push back billions of dollars of spending on new projects and step up job cuts after a $9.8bn charge from the...

  2. FT Alphaville

    July 28, 2015

    FT Opening Quote - BP profits slump as oil price falls

    Fresh from its Deepwater Horizon settlement, BP is back in deep water with results that show profits diving on the...

  3. Nick Butler

    July 28, 2015

    The energy implications of China's downturn

    The Chinese economy is clearly going through its most serious downturn in more than 30 years. After three decades of...

  4. July 26, 2015

    Oil groups have shelved $200bn in new projects as low prices bite

    The world’s big energy groups have shelved $200bn of spending on new projects in an urgent round of cost-cutting aimed...

  5. July 16, 2015

    BP misses FTSE rally on worries over safety of dividend

    BP missed out on the FTSE 100 rally on Thursday amid growing concerns about the safety of its dividend. Even if oil...

  6. July 14, 2015

    Carillion expects return to revenue growth

    Carillion, whose business stretches from maintaining UK military bases to helping build a World Cup stadium in Qatar,...

  7. July 14, 2015

    Sir John Buchanan, scientist and finance chief, 1943-2015

    Sir John Buchanan, who has died aged 72, was a New Zealand-born scientist who rose to be finance director at BP before...

  8. July 13, 2015

    Apple Pay taps UK to shake up consumer spending

    Apple Pay, the contactless payment service, is set to launch in the UK on Tuesday, opening up a potentially large...

  9. FT Alphaville

    July 13, 2015

    FT Opening Quote - Ex-BP boss Hayward takes Genel chair

    Former BP chief Tony Hayward is being boosted to board boss from chief executive at Genel, in a move that corporate...

  10. July 12, 2015

    BP braced for billions of dollars more in Deepwater payments

    BP is still facing a threat of billions of dollars more in compensation payments for its 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of...

  11. July 9, 2015

    BP: Into uncharted waters

    Five minutes before 2pm last Thursday, a call from the US to London told BP executives all they needed to know. In a...

  12. July 6, 2015

    The urge to embrace failure reaches its final frontier

    Within seconds of the explosion of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket on June 28, people who had been watching the live stream of...

  13. July 5, 2015

    The tellingly aggressive boot on BP’s neck

    The US government’s pursuit of BP over the Deepwater Horizon disaster of 2010 finally ended last week, years later than...

  14. July 5, 2015

    Oil majors must change their Jekyll and Hyde climate policy

    In a striking development, European fossil fuel producers are publicly diverging from their US counterparts on climate...

  15. July 3, 2015

    Week in Review, July 4

    A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. BP bolstered by $18.7bn settlement...

  16. July 2, 2015

    BP settlement puts a value on clarity

    Five years and about $54bn on from the Deepwater Horizon disaster, BP is at last close to knowing the full financial...

  17. July 2, 2015

    BP: settling down

    The air feels fresher after the rain. BP has long waited for the legal clouds to clear after the tragic Deepwater...

  18. July 2, 2015

    BP settles Deepwater Horizon spill for $18.7bn

    BP is to push ahead with ambitious new projects in the Gulf of Mexico, after it agreed a $18.7bn settlement that ends...

  19. June 30, 2015

    Plastics companies stretched by rising prices

    For any industry, it would be a spectacular windfall: a near 50 per cent fall in the cost of its major input. That is...

  20. June 24, 2015

    Industry fights back against corrosion

    An engineer on a North Sea oil rig drops his spanner, scratching some pipework. Unseen, corrosion begins to set in:...

  21. June 14, 2015

    Kicking the coal habit

    If there is an energy transition away from fossil fuels under way, it has so far moved painfully slowly. The share of...

  22. June 14, 2015

    EU’s Russia sanctions fail to dent oil deals

    Europe’s biggest oil groups are extending business deals with their Russian energy partners despite this month’s EU...

  23. June 12, 2015

    Neptune offers Laidlaw chance to hunt the North Sea

    The freshly-minted business cards for Neptune Oil and Gas, the $5bn private equity vehicle unveiled this week to hunt...

  24. June 12, 2015

    Chorus of fossil fuel disapproval targets BP at the opera

    Some of Britain’s biggest arts organisations and museums can expect a summer of disruption as the popular movement for...

  25. June 11, 2015

    Seadrill: bit of bother

    Ten years ago Seadrill, the Norwegian oil rig company, bobbed up from nowhere. John Fredriksen, the shipping magnate...

  26. FT Alphaville

    June 11, 2015

    What does Bilderberg have in common with Camp Alphaville?

    What-used-to-be the world’s most secretive summer-retreat/talking shop, Bilderberg (less secret now they have a...

  27. June 10, 2015

    BP cautions on China energy slowdown

    Chinese energy consumption grew at its slowest rate last year since the 1990s, according to a report by BP, as the...

  28. June 9, 2015

    After the oil rout, energy deals are set to focus on US shale

    “When something on this scale happens, every board asks: ‘What do we do?’ And they call in their M&A advisers and ask...

  29. June 8, 2015

    Wearables at work: the new frontier of employee surveillance

    He only had himself to blame, Mike Weston thought ruefully as he strapped a Fitbit to his wrist one cold February...

  30. June 3, 2015

    BP chief expects low oil prices until at least 2016

    The chief executive of BP expects oil prices to remain low until at least 2016 as production grows faster than demand....

  31. June 3, 2015

    ExxonMobil at the crossroads: buy a rival or shrink in long term

    At first glance, the decline in the number of shares outstanding in ExxonMobil might make it look like a company that...

  32. The World

    June 3, 2015

    Live: Opec seminar

    This Live Blog session closed at 09:58 on 3 Jun 2015.Ali al-Naimi, the Saudi oil minister (centre), Bob Dudley the...

  33. June 1, 2015

    Carbon tax: the dirty war

    It was certainly a counterintuitive move. A group of major oil and gas producers including BP and Shell said on Monday...

  34. May 31, 2015

    Energy groups nod to climate of opinion

    In their rhetoric, there is a sharp contrast between European and US oil companies’ views on climate policy. In their...

  35. May 31, 2015

    European energy groups seek UN backing for carbon pricing system

    Six of Europe’s largest oil and gas companies have banded together for the first time to ask the UN to let them help...

  36. May 22, 2015

    Week in Review, May 23

    A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Deutsche Bank investors fire...

  37. FT Alphaville

    May 22, 2015

    FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

    You can sign up to receive the email here. Asian markets are higher today, with China’s Shenzhen Composite on track for...

  38. May 21, 2015

    BP settles with Transocean and Halliburton over gulf spill

    BP has agreed settlements with Transocean and Halliburton to resolve its legal disputes with the oil-services groups...

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