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.
Britain and other member states have agreed with the European commission on new regulations that would see lifetime bans for traders and fines of up to 15% of their annual turnover for companies if they are caught rigging markets.
Safety on North Sea oil platforms is being compromised because the workforce is scared to speak out, a three-day conference to mark the 25th anniversary of Britain's worst offshore accident will be told on Tuesday.
The chancellor dashed hopes in the renewable energy industry that it might figure in his talk of more public expenditure on big infrastructure projects.
One of the banks being investigated over the Libor lending rate scandal was behind some of the unusual deals that triggered a separate inquiry into suspected attempts to manipulate the wholesale gas price.
The whistleblower who first raised the alarm about what he believed to be attempts to manipulate gas prices has been summoned to Brussels to explain to European Union regulators how the market might have been distorted .
The City watchdog, the Financial Services Authority, is investigating claims by a whistleblower that Britain's £300bn wholesale gas market has been "regularly" manipulated by some of the big power companies, exploiting weaknesses that echo the recent Libor scandal.
T. Boone Pickens, the billionaire chairman of BP Capital LLC, talks about crude oil and natural gas markets, his plan for tax incentives and the need for new U.S. energy policy.