Archives for May 2006
  • Last weekend while tooling around town inside the Loop I spotted a SMART car. I couldn't believe the Lill ...

    Last weekend while tooling around town inside the Loop I spotted a SMART car. I couldn't believe the Lilliputian coupe so popular in European capitols like Paris and Rome was actually jockeying for po ...

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  • On Monday, the Federal Trade Commission announced the findings to its latest gasoline price fixing study. ...

    On Monday, the Federal Trade Commission announced the findings to its latest gasoline price fixing study. The agency's answer: There has been no illegal market manipulation of fuel prices. According t ...

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  • Since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq and subsequent government contract work given to Halliburton, pr ...

    Since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq and subsequent government contract work given to Halliburton, protesters have made huge showings at the company's annual shareholder meetings. But this year, w ...

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  • ... but it can't hide. So say the company's detractors who are traveling from far and wide to protest at ...

    ... but it can't hide. So say the company's detractors who are traveling from far and wide to protest at Halliburton's annual meeting in Duncan, Okla. on Wednesday morning. The embattled Houston-based ...

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  • In a lunchtime address today, Luis Vierma, vice president of exploration and production for Petroleos de ...

    In a lunchtime address today, Luis Vierma, vice president of exploration and production for Petroleos de Venezuela, said "In our perspective, hydrocarbons will be the master of energy for the next 100 ...

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  • The sprawling exhibit floor of the Offshore Technology Conference being held in Houston this week is cove ...

    The sprawling exhibit floor of the Offshore Technology Conference being held in Houston this week is covered with valves and pipes, engines and compressors, large-scale models of tankers and real remo ...

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  • The Gulf of Mexico is one rig shy of its all-time high, according to Chris Oynes of the U.S. Minerals Man ...

    The Gulf of Mexico is one rig shy of its all-time high, according to Chris Oynes of the U.S. Minerals Management Service. Currently, 46 exploration rigs are abuzz in the Gulf in water depths of 1,000 ...

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  • The world has descended on Houston this week for the Offshore Technology Conference at Reliant Center. Th ...

    The world has descended on Houston this week for the Offshore Technology Conference at Reliant Center. The convention draws energy workers from 110 countries around the world - from Canada to China to ...

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