A few of the energy related items in today’s Houston Chronicle or on chron.com:
• Nuclear plant meetings set for Tuesday: Nuclear power opponents as well as plant employees wondering about their jobs will be among speakers Tuesday at public meetings on proposed expansions of the South Texas Project nuclear power plant in Bay City.
• Judge to consider whether BP settlement adequate: A federal judge Monday evening delayed a decision on a plea deal aimed at resolving a criminal probe into the March 2005 explosion at BP’s Texas City refinery, after victims recounted their losses and lawyers raised complex legal issues.
• Families of blast victims speak: Chronicle video.
• BP profit up 53 percent, Texas City production to rise: Bloomberg News – BP, Europe’s second-biggest oil company, posted a 53 percent jump in fourth-quarter profit as production rose and increased its dividend.
• Anadarko reports profit, revenue down: Associated Press – Independent oil producer Anadarko Petroleum Corp. said Monday that its fourth-quarter revenue declined while its profit plunged from a year ago, when it reaped gains from selling a Canadian subsidiary.