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    1. May 20, 2015

      Oil market buoyed by product demand

      The oil market is coping with storage capacity limits because demand for products such as petrol has been unexpectedly...

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      May 14, 2015

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      You can sign up to receive the email here. Saudi Arabia claims it has the upper hand in the battle for oil dominance . One...

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    1. May 13, 2015

      Saudi claims oil price strategy success

      Saudi Arabia says its strategy of squeezing high-cost rivals such as US shale producers is succeeding, as the world’s...

    2. May 13, 2015

      Battle for oil market has only just started, says energy watchdog

      The world’s leading energy watchdog said the battle for market share between Opec and its high-cost rivals has “just...

    3. May 7, 2015

      Fossil fuel: warming to a theme

      Lots of people refuse to invest in tobacco. These upstanding types do not, presumably, think that withholding capital will...

    4. April 16, 2015

      Oil demand seen lagging boom era growth

      Factories and cars in fast-developing countries guzzled up the world’s growing oil supply at a swift rate in recent years....

    5. April 16, 2015

      Opec boosts crude oil output during March

      Output from the oil producing nations that make up Opec rose sharply in March, led by Saudi Arabia, its de facto leader,...

    6. April 15, 2015

      IEA warns of ‘murkier’ oil outlook

      The rebalancing of the global oil market may still be in its early stage with the outlook “only getting murkier”, according...

    7. April 8, 2015

      Japan’s annual coal benchmark influence on the wane

      Japan’s annual supply agreements, which run from April, the start of the country’s financial year, remain one of the most...

    8. Nick Butler

      March 29, 2015

      Can China change its energy policy?

      The signals are clear – but contradictary. China has embraced the concept of climate change and is allowing officials to...

    9. March 18, 2015

      T. Boone Pickens says US shale industry must cut output

      T. Boone Pickens, the influential Texas oil billionaire, said the US shale industry has “overproduced” and must cut back to...

    10. March 13, 2015

      Energy shares weigh on Wall Street

      Energy was the worst performing sector in the S&P 500 for the week, as a further drop in oil prices was triggered by a...

    11. March 13, 2015

      IEA warns of further oil price volatility

      The rebalancing of the oil market triggered by the collapse in prices has yet to run its course and it would be a mistake to...

    12. March 12, 2015

      Q&A: Why static CO2 emissions are important

      The International Energy Agency has found that, for the first time in 40 years, annual global emissions of carbon dioxide...

    13. March 12, 2015

      Global carbon emissions stall in 2014

      Global emissions of climate-warming carbon dioxide did not rise last year for the first time in 40 years without the...

    14. March 11, 2015

      Saudi’s oil market strategy makes sense

      In December Saudi Arabia’s oil minister Ali al-Naimi posed an interesting question: “Is there a black swan out there that we...

    15. February 17, 2015

      Oil data watch

      Concerns about a growing oil supply surplus last year prompted Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest exporter, in November to...

    16. February 12, 2015

      Birol to be named head of energy watchdog

      The chief economist of the International Energy Agency is close to being confirmed as the head of the wealthy nations’...

    17. February 11, 2015

      Oil drops on increase in US stocks

      Oil prices fell on Wednesday following the publication of data that showed another increase in US crude stocks, which stand...

    18. February 10, 2015

      Crude falls as IEA says US shale oil output fall to be limited

      Oil prices fell on predictions that a swift pullback in US shale oil production brought on by the dramatic fall in the oil...

    19. Nick Butler

      February 1, 2015

      The dangerous tragedy of Nigeria

      News has diminished value if it comes from far away. Just as terrorism gets more coverage if it occurs in Paris, much of the...

    20. January 16, 2015

      Sharp drop in US rigs drilling for oil

      The number of rigs drilling for oil in the US dropped sharply this week as plunging crude prices hit development of shale...

    21. January 16, 2015

      IEA warns of tighter oil market in second half

      The world’s leading energy forecaster said on Friday that although an oil price recovery “may not be imminent”, the market...

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      January 6, 2015

      Guest post: the Gulf nations must take advantage of low oil prices

      By Emad Mostaque of Ecstrat With oil trading at $50 a barrel, the immediate prognosis for Gulf nations looks grim. However,...

    23. beyondbrics

      January 5, 2015

      Guest post: a wall of money awaits Africa power projects

      By David Humphrey, Standard Bank Group Sitting around a fire in the middle of the Namib Desert, western tourists can sample...

    24. December 19, 2014

      Oil surplus opens storage profit opportunity

      Brent crude’s worst slump since the financial crisis amid a mounting oil surplus is set to boost demand for storage...

    25. December 15, 2014

      Falling oil prices aid coal miners

      Falling oil prices and weakness in commodity currencies will provide a boost for struggling coal miners, according to the...

    26. December 14, 2014

      All must play their part in energy transition

      Sir, I welcome UK energy secretary Ed Davey’s comment that, when it comes to the energy industry, investors should...

    27. December 12, 2014

      Oil price fall sparks market turmoil

      An accelerating slide in oil prices triggered broader turmoil across international financial markets on Friday, capping a...

    28. November 26, 2014

      Isis threatens future oil supplies, warns IEA

      The conflict in Iraq has created a threat to future oil production that could drive up prices, the developed countries’...

    29. November 24, 2014

      Global metal trading becomes more difficult to regulate

      Global metals markets are becoming more difficult to regulate as manipulation takes more subtle forms and new trading...

    30. November 23, 2014

      Public scepticism could turn off the nuclear reactors

      In the past year, two competing visions of nuclear power have hit cinema screens. One was Pandora’s Promise, a thoughtful...

    31. November 23, 2014

      The ‘age of abundance’ in oil and gas poses fresh dilemmas for companies

      The defining image of the global energy industry in 2014 has been a tanker loading up with an ultralight form of crude oil...

    32. November 20, 2014

      China releases first formal estimate of strategic oil reserves

      China has for the first time offered a formal estimate for a portion of its strategic petroleum reserves, following pledges...

    33. November 14, 2014

      Oil services groups prepare for upheaval

      The possible takeover of Baker Hughes by Halliburton has the look of companies making a crisis preparedness plan. With oil...

    34. FT Alphaville

      November 14, 2014

      FirstFT, the email briefing formerly known as The (early) Lunch Wrap

      There is bad news ahead for oil producers, with the International Energy Agency predicting prices are set to slip further in...

    35. November 14, 2014

      Halliburton/Baker: you know the drill

      The best way to think of oil services companies: a levered bet on the marginal cost of oil production relative to the price...

    36. November 14, 2014

      Russia braced for ‘catastrophic’ oil plunge

      President Vladimir Putin said Russia is bracing itself for a “catastrophic” slump in oil prices. as the world’s leading...

    37. November 12, 2014

      IEA warns low oil prices threaten US shale investment

      Investment in US shale oilfields will fall by a tenth next year – and result in a decline in production – if the oil price...

    38. November 12, 2014

      Nuclear plants closure bill to reach $100bn

      The bill for closing down and cleaning up the world’s ageing nuclear reactors will exceed $100bn over the next 25 years...

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