Chron Energy Items: 03.24.08

A few of the energy related stories in the Houston Chronicle or on chron.com today and over the weekend :
Weak dollar has had strong grip on oil: The dollar goes down and oil goes up as interest rate cuts send investors to commodities. But last week, both switched directions slightly.
Homebuyers take a shine to solar power: Luke and Nicki Prettol spent four months looking for their first house, narrowing it down to three before finally settling on a three-bedroom one-story in Spring. The selling point? The home was built to help them save on energy costs.
Suspect arrested in Richmond diesel fuel theft: A 30-year-old man has been arrested on a charge of stealing diesel fuel from the underground storage tanks of two service stations earlier this month.
Taking a second look at old wells: Associated Press — The oil rig rumbles to life, breaking the early-morning quiet in this neighborhood of urban townhouses and big box stores with a deafening screech and roar.

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