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      Saipem: no charge

      In war, aim to win all without fighting, said Sun Tzu. Saipem, the Italian oil service company, has taken this...

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      Pemex hit by crude oversupply, low prices and strong dollar

      Mexico’s national oil company Pemex reported its 11th consecutive quarterly loss on Tuesday, failing to stage a...

    3. July 28, 2015

      Kurdistan cash squeeze tests western oil groups

      It is one of the cheapest places on earth to drill for oil — but also among the most dangerous. And, right now,...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. July 27, 2015

      Oil slides to lowest level in four months

      Oil dropped to the lowest level in four months on Monday as turbulence in Chinese equity markets raised concern about...

    8. July 27, 2015

      Pemex tied by accounting Catch 22

      Mexico’s Pemex, battered by the oil price crash and on track to report its 11th consecutive quarterly loss on Tuesday,...

    9. FT Alphaville

      July 27, 2015

      Markets Live: Monday, 27th July, 2015

      This Markets Live session ended at 12:05 on 27 Jul 2015. Participants in this session were: Paul Murphy and Bryce...

    10. 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...

    11. July 26, 2015

      Oil majors rein in spending amid waiting game with suppliers

      For all the dealmaking fever stoked by Royal Dutch Shell’s £55bn swoop for rival BG, you will struggle to find an oil...

    12. July 26, 2015

      Companies diary: July 27 — July 31

      Diary commentary from FT reporters; data and company announcements, unless otherwise stated, from Thomson Reuters....

    13. July 24, 2015

      Copper, gold and oil spur commodity rout

      Copper slid to a new six-year low triggered by concerns over weaker Chinese economic growth and increased supply...

    14. FT Alphaville

      July 23, 2015

      With petrodollars also go global reserves

      US energy independence alongside labour re-shoring is contracting the global pool of petro and sweatdollars and with it...

    15. beyondbrics

      July 22, 2015

      Five reasons investors shun frontier markets

      By Asha Mehta, Acadian Asset Management LLC There is no doubt that frontier equity markets are appealing as a concept....

    16. July 22, 2015

      UAE drops fuel subsidies to boost finances and cut emissions

      The United Arab Emirates is to end billions of dollars worth of petrol subsidies in a bid to strengthen the Gulf...

    17. July 21, 2015

      US crude oil prices remain under the pump

      US crude oil slipped below $50 a barrel on Tuesday, touching the lowest level since April, as a persistent supply glut...

    18. July 21, 2015

      Russia sees big potential from Iran deal

      When the UN Security Council unanimously approved the Iran nuclear deal on Monday, Russia paid tribute with an...

    19. July 20, 2015

      Increased Iran oil output puts other exporters under pressure

      The lifting of sanctions against Iran is likely to prompt an increase in the Islamic Republic’s oil output and heap...

    20. July 20, 2015

      Tullow shares hit after cutting production at key Ghana field

      Shares in Tullow Oil dropped to a nine-year low on Monday after the Africa-focused oil producer admitted it has been...

    21. July 20, 2015

      Oil: some crude numbers

      Having stabilised during the spring, crude oil is experiencing a summer swoon. The Brent oil benchmark has dropped to...

    22. July 20, 2015

      Crude supertanker operators cash in on oil market rout

      For owners of the supertankers capable of hauling more than 2m barrels of crude around the world, the crash in oil...

    23. Nick Butler

      July 20, 2015

      The curious matter of cautious Shell's big bets

      Great companies become and stay great by taking big bets. The art of betting is, of course, about understanding the...

    24. July 19, 2015

      Shell says BG deal will produce ‘billions’ in savings

      Royal Dutch Shell expects billions of dollars more in savings from its proposed £55bn takeover of BG Group than...

    25. July 19, 2015

      Cautious Shell’s three big bets

      Great companies become and stay great by taking big bets. The art of betting is, of course, about understanding the...

    26. July 17, 2015

      Iranian tanker sets sail as trading return looms

      The departure of a giant Iranian supertanker from the flotilla of vessels storing oil off the country’s coast has...

    27. July 17, 2015

      Elliott joins battle to push up bid for Dragon Oil

      Elliott Associates, the activist New York-based hedge fund, has joined shareholders in Dragon Oil in saying a bid by...

    28. July 17, 2015

      Futures markets have much to say about oil’s direction

      For a brief, brave moment this year there was a sense the worst was over for the oil sector. This week, that feeling...

    29. July 17, 2015

      South Korean shipbuilders shaken by loss fears

      Shares of South Korean shipbuilders sank on Friday as investor concerns over second-quarter earnings deepened due to...

    30. July 17, 2015

      Enoc fires warning shot at Dragon refuseniks

      Dubai’s national oil group has increased the pressure on minority investors in Dragon Oil to accept its offer to buy...

    31. July 16, 2015

      Iran: The oil and gas multibillion-dollar ‘candy store’

      Evolution meets revolution: five phases of Iranian oil They did not advertise their presence. But in the days and weeks...

    32. beyondbrics

      July 16, 2015

      Mexico’s Oil Auction: short-term disappointment v long-term progress

      On Wednesday July 15, Juan Carlos Zepeda, the president of Mexico’s National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH), announced...

    33. FT Alphaville

      July 16, 2015

      Markets Live: Thursday, 16th July, 2015

      This Markets Live session ended at 12:08 on 16 Jul 2015. Participants in this session were: Paul Murphy and Bryce Elder...

    34. July 16, 2015

      Global oil companies will welcome Iran deal

      International oil companies have a problem: but, after Tuesday’s nuclear deal, Iran is suddenly looking like a...

    35. July 16, 2015

      Historic Mexican oil tender fails to attract investors

      Crestfallen Mexican officials admitted that the historic tender to open the country’s oil sector to private investors...

    36. July 15, 2015

      Ineos chief forecasts thriving fracking industry in Scotland

      The head of chemicals company Ineos says Scotland could have a commercial fracking industry by 2018, despite an...

    37. July 15, 2015

      Canada cuts rates as oil weighs on output

      Canada’s central bank cut its interest rates to a five-year low on Tuesday as the damage from lower oil prices...

    38. July 15, 2015

      Daewoo Shipbuilding sinks 30% on projection of big losses

      Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering is expected to book losses worth billions of dollars in the second quarter as...

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