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  1. May 25, 2010

    Cartels: Ideas to limit supply find little favour

    As gas prices collapsed along with the world economy, producer countries, such as Algeria and Russia, suddenly found...

  2. March 18, 2010

    Opec wary of price rises as quotas left untouched

    The Opec oil cartel yesterday kept its production quotas unchanged, as ministers flipped from worrying about oil prices...

  1. March 17, 2010

    Opec keeps oil quota unchanged

    The Opec oil cartel on Wednesday kept its production quotas unchanged, as ministers flipped from worrying about oil prices...

  2. FT Alphaville

    March 16, 2010

    Algeria calls for united gas supply action

    Algeria, one of Europe’s three biggest gas suppliers is calling on fellow gas exporting countries to reduce their production...

  3. March 16, 2010

    Algeria calls for united gas supply action

    Algeria, one of Europe’s three biggest gas suppliers, is calling on fellow gas-exporting countries to reduce their...

  4. January 18, 2010

    Algeria launches corruption probe into state oil company

    The Algerian authorities are investigating corruption allegations against Mohamed Meziane, the chief executive of Sonatrach,...

  5. January 17, 2010

    Algeria launches corruption probe into state oil company

    The Algerian authorities are investigating corruption allegations against Mohamed Meziane, the chief executive of Sonatrach,...

  6. January 17, 2010

    Algeria starts Sonatrach corruption probe

    The Algerian authorities are investigating corruption allegations against Mohamed Meziane, the chief executive of Sonatrach,...

  7. December 2, 2009

    Dubai concerns help lift gold to all-time high

    Gold prices rose above the $1,200 a troy ounce level yesterday, hitting an all-time high, boosted by renewed US dollar...

  8. December 1, 2009

    Prospect of Dubai default bolsters gold

    Gold prices rose above the $1,200 a troy ounce level on Tuesday, hitting an all-time high, boosted by renewed US dollar...

  9. April 9, 2009

    Algeria set for improved oil licensing

    Algeria is planning a new oil and gas licensing round this year with improved terms after the last one in December failed...

  10. April 8, 2009

    Algeria set for improved oil licensing

    Algeria is planning a new oil and gas licensing round this year with improved terms after the last one in December failed to...

  11. March 17, 2009

    Algeria’s Sonatrach to boost investment by 41%

    Sonatrach, the Algerian energy group and Europe’s second-largest gas provider, has increased its domestic and international...

  12. December 23, 2008

    Opec calls for Russia output cut as oil dips

    Opec called on Russia, the world’s largest producer outside the cartel, to deliver on its promise to reduce oil output to...

  13. December 22, 2008

    Promise of Opec cuts fails to stop oil sliding

    Investors delivered a vote of no confidence in Opec last week when oil prices plummeted to their lowest level in almost two...

  14. December 21, 2008

    Promise of Opec cuts fails to stop oil price slide

    Investors delivered a vote of no confidence in Opec last week when oil prices fell by their most in almost two decades even...

  15. December 16, 2008

    Oil glut leaves 50m barrels in supertankers

    Oil companies and traders are storing at least 50m barrels of oil in supertankers - the equivalent of France's oil imports...

  16. December 16, 2008

    Oil falls back after reaching $50 a barrel

    Oil prices briefly regained the $50 a barrel level yesterday, ahead of this week's Opec meeting, while gold recovered the...

  17. December 16, 2008

    Oil glut forces groups to store 50m barrels in supertankers

    Oil companies and traders are storing at least 50m barrels of oil in supertankers - enough to meet France's oil imports for...

  18. December 15, 2008

    Supertankers store 50m barrels of oil

    Oil companies and traders are storing at least 50m barrels of oil in supertankers in a clear sign of supply outstripping...

  19. December 15, 2008

    Oil hits $50 ahead of Opec meeting

    Oil prices briefly regained the $50 a barrel level on Monday, ahead of this week’s Opec meeting, while gold recovered the...

  20. December 12, 2008

    Opec needs to make big cut in production, say ministers

    The Opec oil cartel will need to make a sizeable cut in its oil production next week, two of its oil ministers said...

  21. December 11, 2008

    Oil ministers say Opec needs big cut

    The Opec oil cartel will need to make a sizeable cut in its oil production next week, two of its oil ministers said on...

  22. November 29, 2008

    Opec delays further output cut

    The Opec oil cartel on Saturday decided to defer any decision to further cut its output in order to boost prices. Its next...

  23. FT Alphaville

    November 27, 2008

    OPEC, or should we say OПЄК?

    There were those strong hints of a “major announcement” from Opec president Chakib Khelil last week, but could this be what...

  24. November 17, 2008

    Opec wants oil at $70-$90 a barrel

    The Opec oil cartel wants oil prices of $70-90 a barrel, Chakib Khelil, Algeria’s energy minister and the group’s president,...

  25. FT Alphaville

    October 23, 2008

    Opec - It's all about compliance

    As the major ministerial ‘arrivals’ begin in Vienna ahead of tomorrow’s emergency Opec meeting, the market can expect the...

  26. October 20, 2008

    Algeria hints at 2m b/d cut in Opec output

    Algeria yesterday said the oil market was oversupplied by 2m barrels a day, making clear it favoured Opec making a deep...

  27. June 30, 2008

    Geopolitical worries send oil above $143

    Oil surged to a new record above $143 a barrel on Monday as the dollar fell and worries about Iranian supply deepened. Nymex...

  28. June 27, 2008

    Shares hit as fears grow over turmoil

    Investors' fears of prolonged financial turmoil deepened yesterday as blue-chip downgrades CitigroupGeneral Motorssent...

  29. June 27, 2008

    Oil above $140 on Libya threat to cut output

    Oil prices rose above $140 a barrel for the first time yesterday as Libya threatened to cut its oil production and Opec's...

  30. June 26, 2008

    Shares hit as fears grow over financial turmoil

    Investors’ fears of prolonged financial turmoil deepened on Thursday as blue-chip downgrades The sell-off underlined the...

  31. June 26, 2008

    Libyan warning pushes oil price past $140

    Oil prices rose above $140 a barrel for the first time on Thursday as Libya threatened to cut its oil production and Opec’s...

  32. May 20, 2008

    Opec dashes hopes for boost to crude output

    Oil hovered near record levels yesterday after Opec's president said the world was "well supplied", quashing hopes the...

  33. May 12, 2008

    Spanish gas groups fear reliance on Algeria

    The debate on energy security in Europe has previously centred on northern Europe's dependence on Russian gas and overlooked...

  34. May 12, 2008

    Spanish gas groups fear reliance on Algeria

    The debate on energy security in Europe has previously centred on northern Europe’s dependence on Russian gas and overlooked...

  35. May 7, 2008

    Goldman alert bolsters bullish sentiment on oil

    Crude hit a record high above $122 a barrel yesterday, leading gains for agricultural commodities and base metals. Nymex...

  36. May 7, 2008

    Analyst warns of $200 crude oil

    Crude oil prices could surge to $200 a barrel in the next two years, according to theGoldman Sachs analyst who three years...

  37. FT Alphaville

    May 6, 2008

    Goldman Sachs 'surge theorist' says $200 oil in sight

    Think $122 a barrel is high? Think again.Goldman Sachs’ Arjun Murti believes oil prices of $150 to $200 a barrel within the...

  38. May 6, 2008

    Analyst warns of oil at $200 a barrel

    Crude oil prices could surge to $200 a barrel in the next two years, according to the Goldman Sachs analyst who three years...

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