David Sheppard runs the FT’s coverage of energy markets, reporting on oil & gas, Opec, and the powerful trading houses that move the world’s natural resources.
He was previously a senior reporter and Global Forum editor at Reuters, working in London, New York and Iraq.
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Russell Hardy takes over helm of independent oil trading company
Britain had been increasing imports of Russian LNG in run-up to spy crisis
Increasing dependence on LNG imports has created an opening for Moscow
Lighter crude may not mix with an industry used to processing heavier oil
Cartel pinning hopes on demand growth being even stronger than lofty levels predicted
LNG arrival highlights fragile state of British energy security
Goldilocks Investment expresses concern over rescue plan after $5bn annual loss
Washington approval could avert Rosneft taking over stake in Citgo refineries in US
Move is one of the first commercial uses of the technology in the energy business
Gas industry challenges oil for headline billing at key industry conference in London
Exports of liquefied natural gas defy ‘glut’ warnings
Global rout presents opportunities to buy crude back at lower levels
Demand is growing at more than double the rate when crude was above $100 a barrel
‘We should not be scared’, Khalid Al Falih tells Davos panel
Gap between WTI and Brent benchmark narrows
The independent oil trader shoots for a growing share of US market.
Russian media says shipment contradicts US boasts of energy independence