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    1. February 10, 2016

      BP offers positive outlook driven by surge in demand

      US oil producers will recover from the collapse in crude prices to 12-year lows and pump millions of barrels a day more...

    2. February 9, 2016

      Brussels seeks to compel EU states to share gas in crises

      Brussels will seek to compel EU countries to send gas supplies to stricken neighbours in times of emergency as part of...

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    1. February 8, 2016

      Landmark gas project Laggan Tormore begins production off Shetland islands

      Natural gas from one of the UK’s biggest deepwater fields, the Laggan Tormore project west of the Shetlands, has begun...

    2. February 3, 2016

      Global gas market braced for price war

      Could Gazprom be about to start a price war in the global gas market? With the prospect of a wave of US liquefied...

    3. January 20, 2016

      Gazprom lost friends and ceded influence over European gas

      Ten years ago, Russia’s Gazprom was sitting pretty. It had the world’s largest natural gas reserves and Moscow was...

    4. December 22, 2015

      Oil benchmarks converge as low price stalls US output

      Prices of the world’s two main oil benchmarks became equal on Tuesday, reflecting different paths for crude supplied...

    5. December 20, 2015

      Tumbling commodities prices shake index

      The commodity rout is approaching an ugly new milestone, with losses across more members of a leading benchmark than in...

    6. November 30, 2015

      Norway urges EU assurances on gas output

      Norway, the EU’s most reliable external supplier of gas, is seeking assurances that the bloc will remain committed to...

    7. November 25, 2015

      Israel’s Leviathan agrees $10bn deal to export gas to Egypt

      Partners in Israel’s Leviathan offshore gasfield have reached a preliminary agreement to export gas to Egypt’s domestic...

    8. November 18, 2015

      UK coal-fired power plants to be phased out

      Amber Rudd, energy secretary, has promised a review of the government scheme to subsidise companies to build reserve...

    9. November 17, 2015

      Climate change: US use of natural gas can serve as a global model

      The US should be a “model” for countries seeking to tackle climate change because of the way it has reduced carbon...

    10. October 27, 2015

      Turkey initiates legal action against Russia’s Gazprom

      Turkey has initiated court proceedings against Gazprom over gas prices, in the latest deterioration in relations...

    11. October 27, 2015

      Short-term bounce for North America’s natural gas looks likely

      Where’s a polar vortex when you need one? The frigid phenomenon that struck North America in the winter of 2013-14...

    12. October 27, 2015

      US natural gas crashes to lowest level since 2012

      US natural gas prices tumbled to their lowest level in three-and-a-half years on Tuesday as expectations of an...

    13. October 26, 2015

      Duke Energy to buy Piedmont for $6.7bn

      Duke Energy, the largest US power utility, has become the latest company to make a bet on the continued growth of the...

    14. October 16, 2015

      Energy groups pledge to tackle climate change

      Chief executives from 10 of the world’s largest oil and gas groups, including Saudi Arabia’s state oil company, have...

    15. October 13, 2015

      North Sea oil and gas operators stung by turn in tide

      It is 50 years since drilling for oil and gas began in the North Sea. But despite the longevity of Europe’s most...

    16. October 12, 2015

      Poland and Baltic states set to sign deal to build gas pipeline

      Poland is set to sign a deal to build a highly strategic gas pipeline to the Baltic states as part of an effort to...

    17. September 30, 2015

      Gazprom pivot to Europe does not spell end of conflict with EU

      Investors seeking to understand the strategy of Gazprom over the past couple of years might be forgiven for throwing up...

    18. September 29, 2015

      Ineos among bidders for Mikhail Fridman’s North Sea gas fields

      Ineos, the Switzerland-based chemicals giant led by Jim Ratcliffe, is among several bidders, including two private...

    19. September 28, 2015

      Gazprom seeks peace after long fight with Brussels

      Gazprom and Brussels have been locked in a battle over the future of Europe’s energy market. But after years of...

    20. September 18, 2015

      Commodity index investing debate reignites

      As investments go, commodities have proven such a dog they almost seem not worth arguing about. Once-popular theories —...

    21. September 7, 2015

      Gazprom bows to Brussels by holding first European gas auction

      Gazprom has launched its first public auction for spot gas supplies in Europe, marking a concession to Brussels in a...

    22. September 2, 2015

      Ukraine gas hopes pinned on lower royalty rates

      One big casualty of Ukraine’s tensions with Russia has been its ambitions for independence in natural gas — and its...

    23. August 31, 2015

      UK tax breaks spur £3bn North Sea gas project

      Danish energy group Maersk is to lead a £3bn project to develop the largest gasfield discovered in the UK North Sea for...

    24. August 27, 2015

      French oil major Total to sell $900m of North Sea assets

      French oil major Total has stepped up the sale of its North Sea assets following the collapse in oil prices, with the...

    25. August 26, 2015

      US natural gas glut prompts price warning

      Hot summer weather has done little to burn off an impending US natural gas glut, prompting warnings of record-breaking...

    26. August 24, 2015

      Southern to buy AGL Resources for $12bn

      Southern Company, one of the largest utility groups in the US, is making a big bet on the country’s natural gas...

    27. August 10, 2015

      Gazprom’s China contract offers no protection against low prices

      Gazprom’s 30-year contract for gas supplies to China was based on an optimistic view of the oil market and offered no...

    28. July 31, 2015

      Coal gasification presents burning issue in Scotland

      An entrepreneur seeking to produce gas by burning coal reserves in Scotland has called for “commonsense to prevail” as...

    29. July 29, 2015

      Total sells stake in North Sea gasfield to SSE in $900m deal

      French energy group Total is to sell a stake in one of the UK’s most promising natural gasfields to SSE, the British...

    30. July 9, 2015

      Greek energy minister unveils plan for €2bn gas deal with Russia

      Greece has mapped out details of a planned landmark €2bn gas project with Russia in a move that could stir tensions...

    31. July 9, 2015

      Leviathan gasfield fight exposes Israeli government’s faultlines

      Israel’s rightwing government is rallying to rescue a troubled plan to develop a $6.5bn natural gasfield on which the...

    32. July 5, 2015

      US renewables industry seeks tax breaks to compete with gas

      The US wind and solar power industries face a fall in investment in 2017 after tax credits expire, their trade body has...

    33. June 29, 2015

      Domestic politics hinder development of Lebanon’s gas sector

      It faces maritime border disputes, regional rivals and is surrounded by a country engulfed in civil war. Yet the main...

    34. June 23, 2015

      France, Spain and Portugal look to unlock Algeria gas exports

      France, Spain and Portugal will seal an elusive political agreement early next week that is intended to increase...

    35. May 21, 2015

      US natural gas rises as stocks increase at slower pace

      US natural gas sprang higher on Thursday after the government reported a smaller than expected weekly increase in...

    36. May 13, 2015

      Centrica extends gas deals with Gazprom and Statoil

      Millions of UK households are to receive more gas sourced from Russian state-controlled energy group Gazprom after...

    37. April 27, 2015

      Brussels treads a fine line in gas pricing case against Gazprom

      Much like superheroes of comic book lore, competition authorities strive to protect the man in the street from hulking...

    38. April 22, 2015

      Brussels accuses Gazprom over stranglehold

      Brussels has confronted Gazprom over its stranglehold on gas supplies to eastern Europe, accusing the Russian...

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