Fuel for Thought – Apr 20th

20 Apr, 2012

Nuclear leverage:   GDF follow in the footsteps of their French cousins EDF in leveraging their position to extract support from the UK governmenthere

GDF mops up IP:  Meanwhile GDF increases its influence in the UK by purchasing the remaining shares in developer International Power…here 

Japanese nuclear restarts:   The global LNG market watches the reaction to the restart of Japanese nuclear reactors with interesthere

Argentina seizes assets: Argentina wasted no time in seizing Repsol’s stake in Argentinean oil producer YPF illustrating the increase in political risk at current crude priceshere

China’s illusionary growth: Never someone shy to express a well constructed contrarian opinion, Satyajit Das sets out the risks around a Chinese hard landinghere