Paul Whitfield

Paul Whitfield is The Deal’s international mining and energy correspondent based in Paris, where he also covers international M&A across Europe, Australia and Asia. Whitfield has written extensively on the oil sector as well as the nuclear industry and the rise of China as a driver of commodity deals. Prior to joining The Deal, Whitfield was a finance and investment writer for a number of British national newspapers including The Independent, Daily Telegraph and Financial Times, as well as BBC. He has also worked as a financial journalist for BBC’s daily business show, “Working Lunch.”

Recent Articles By The Author

Italian Bonds See-Saw After EU Demands Deficit Reduction

Italian Bonds See-Saw After EU Demands Deficit Reduction

Italy must lop 0.2% off government spending or face disciplinary procedures, the European Commission warned in a letter.

Peugeot Citroen Wobbles on Report of Emission Test Failure

Peugeot Citroen Wobbles on Report of Emission Test Failure

France's No. 2 carmaker joined larger French rival Renault under scrutiny, but shares in both rose on reports of a bumper 2016 for European new-car sales.

How Rio Tinto May Spend $6 Billion in Free Cash This Year

How Rio Tinto May Spend $6 Billion in Free Cash This Year

An analyst opines.

TechnipFMC Slides in Paris Ahead of NYSE Debut as Exane BNP Predicts Challenges

TechnipFMC Slides in Paris Ahead of NYSE Debut as Exane BNP Predicts Challenges

The oil services company born of the merger of Texas's FMC and France's Technip has levers to boost value but faces a battle to maintain margins and retain contracts.

PETA Invests in LVMH to Protest Against $60,000 Crocodile Skin Bags

PETA Invests in LVMH to Protest Against $60,000 Crocodile Skin Bags

The world's biggest luxury goods maker will face the animal rights activist at its general meeting, though Trump's protectionist rhetoric seems of greater concern to its CEO.