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

Goldman Sachs Just Called the Bottom of the Market for European Oil Majors

Goldman Sachs Just Called the Bottom of the Market for European Oil Majors

Third quarter results will be the catalyst for gains amongst European oil majors as earnings revisions turn positive, according to Goldman's analysts.

OPEC Unlikely to Extend Production Caps as Oil Price Holds Steady

OPEC Unlikely to Extend Production Caps as Oil Price Holds Steady

OPEC and Russia will meet in Vienna on Friday with major producers unlikely to entertain discussions of extending production caps amid strong oil prices and falling reserves.

The Gold Rally Coming to An End?

The Gold Rally Coming to An End?

Gold is up and could end an almost two-week losing streak but pressure from a hawkish Federal Reserve meeting may end hopes of a rally.

China Might Ban the Gas-Powered Car

China Might Ban the Gas-Powered Car

Suddenly, China and France aren't keen on having roads packed with gas engines.

Hurricane Damage Won't Halt Probable Fed Rate Hike, Goldman Sachs Says

Hurricane Damage Won't Halt Probable Fed Rate Hike, Goldman Sachs Says

Goldman raised the odds of a third Fed rate hike to 60% and tipped the economic rebound from Hurricanes Irma and Harvey to outweigh any short-term dip.