Energy Briefs

IN TODAY'S Energy Briefs: WA power reforms; Libyan tanker bomb threats; Two killed in Russia; Statoil income drops; SKP wins TANAP contract; Tanker ban call; Strata-X production falls; Highlands enters Colorado; Petrobras gas plan; Hess loss; Iraq help; UCG protest; Murphy loss; Real resumes; Shell IPO; SA strike; Saipem graft; Cooper delay; NGE buyback; Austin oil shows; SEA refacs; RL award; Samarco payment; Strait sale; PVD confused; and OBL shares.

Australian Energy Market Operator

The Australian Energy Market Operator will administer the whole sale electricity market and operate the electricity system in southwest Western Australia under new