Energy Briefs

IN TODAY'S Energy Briefs: Shell tilts at electric cars; Conoco loss; Dingo completes quarter; Pura Vida dream fading; Maverick cuts; Suncor aims production boost; LCE raises $10M; PPP production; Austin spuds; NZEC loss reduces; ACT target accelerates; SA nuke dump located; Carbon joins UCG body; Icon pauses; Peako and ALJ shortfalls; Karoon unconcerned; Basslink 2 proposed; InterOil relents; and Cenovus cuts.

Royal Dutch Shell

Volkswagen, which has admitted to falsifying emissions testing results for years, and Shell have united to try to block Europe's push for electric and more efficient cars by backing

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