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

Muddy Waters' Target Hushain Dairy Collapses But Not Even The Short Seller Is Sure Why

Muddy Waters' Target Hushain Dairy Collapses But Not Even The Short Seller Is Sure Why

Mystery surrounds the Chinese dairy group after its stock fell 85%, wiping out $4 billion of equity, three months after Carson Block's Muddy Waters said it was worthless.

American Airlines Looks to China Southern Partnership to Boost Pacific Traffic

American Airlines Looks to China Southern Partnership to Boost Pacific Traffic

AA is preparing to spend $200 million to underpin a strategic partnership after hitting a road block on new LAX/Beijing route.

Gold Price Rally Continues as Global Markets Wobble

Gold Price Rally Continues as Global Markets Wobble

Gold prices and gold producers were a rare bright spot amid a wider sell off in Europe on Wednesday

Transocean Likely to Gain After Agreeing Jack-up Fleet Sale

Transocean Likely to Gain After Agreeing Jack-up Fleet Sale

Norway's Borr Drilling will pay a higher-than-expected $1.35 billion for the 15 mobile rigs.

France Joins U.K. in Probing Airbus Financing of Plane Sales

France Joins U.K. in Probing Airbus Financing of Plane Sales

Shares in the maker of the world's largest passenger aircraft lost altitude on fears of fines relating to third party consultants' activities in securing financing deals.