Npower is to close offices and outsource work to India in a move that will see 1,460 UK staff lose their jobs at the energy supplier.
BP and Shell have been forced on the defensive by new allegations of price-rigging made in a US lawsuit brought by four oil traders.
Compare and contrast. In the euro area, falling energy prices are cited as one of the reasons why the annual inflation rate has dropped to a four-year low of 0.7%.
Royal Bank of Scotland has handed the City regulator messages sent by one of its former traders in the latest twist in an investigation into potential manipulation of currency rates.
The best part of Ed Miliband's new energy policy is the plan to abolish Ofgem.
As energy prices look set for further inflation-busting increases, a new campaign is launched on Monday to make it easier for customers to change their energy supplier.
BP is at the centre of one of the world's biggest gas sales agreements, worth up to $100bn (£62bn) over 25 years, after signing a deal to supply energy from a Caspian Sea project that could reduce Europe's reliance on Russian fossil fuels.
The U.S. government permitted Wall Street firms to expand in the energy industry a decade ago but the results aren't pretty.
One of the largest shareholders in Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has slammed the oil firm for its poor corporate governance and "excessive" executive pay.
Even 25 years on, Charles Haffey's most powerful memory of the Piper Alpha disaster was the overwhelming, deafening noise. The vast inferno created by simultaneous eruptions from ruptured gas and crude oil pipelines sounded like thousands of blow torches alight at full pressure.