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EU to unveil new energy plan

Feb 10 2016 19:56

The EU is to unveil plans to give it power to examine energy contracts that European states sign with outside countries.


IEA takes oil market bulls to the slaughterhouse

Feb 09 2016 13:11

Oil prices may have rebounded off 12-year lows struck last month, but any hope for a broader recovery in the market would be misplaced, says the IEA.


India sees growth exceeding estimate

Feb 08 2016 16:00

India has seen its growth exceeding economists’ estimates to overtake a slowing China, a pace Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be under pressure to sustain.


Israel mulling twin gas pipelines to Turkey, Greece

Feb 07 2016 18:28

Israel is looking to exploit its substantial natural gas reserves with two potential pipeline projects to Turkey and Greece.


China puts coal production capacity on chopping block

Feb 07 2016 12:57

China plans to chop coal production capacity as part of efforts by President Xi Jinping’s government to cut industrial overcapacity and use cleaner energy sources.


Cheap soybeans risk palm oil's top spot in Indian kitchens

Feb 05 2016 13:46

Indian housewives and food processors are using more soybean oil than ever, cutting the country’s reliance on palm oil shipped from Southeast Asia.


China’s debt default risk climbs

Feb 04 2016 12:44

The cost of insuring Chinese sovereign debt against default has climbed to the highest level since a record cash crunch in June 2013.


Vattenfall results nuked by atomic energy tax

Feb 03 2016 19:00

Swedish state-owned energy group Vattenfall has reported a record loss for 2015, blaming a tax on nuclear energy and sliding electricity prices.


California files lawsuit over massive gas leak

Feb 03 2016 18:30

California's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against the company behind a massive natural gas leak near Los Angeles.


China sets 6.5% to 7% growth target

Feb 03 2016 14:15

China has set a range for its economic growth target for the first time in two decades, saying the economy would expand 6.5% to 7% this year.

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Chinese firm to buy Swiss giant Syngenta

Feb 03 2016 12:45

State-owned China National Chemical has offered $43bn in an agreed takeover for Swiss pesticide and seed giant Syngenta.


EU wants to see Gazprom contracts with European clients

Feb 03 2016 13:15

The EU wants to examine the contracts which Gazprom has signed with European firms, amid suspicions that the Russian state energy giant has imposed unfair prices.

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