Chron Energy Links: 04.24.08

A few of the energy related items on and elsewhere around the Web:
High prices send ConocoPhillips’ profit upward
Nigeria strike threat looms as Exxon talks end in deadlock
China orders oil firms to ensure adequate supply for agriculture
Noble Corp. reported a 53 percent increase in first-quarter earnings
FMC Technologies Signs Five-Year Global Alliance Agreement
Oilman Oscar Wyatt seeks an early exit from prison
Oklahoma Set to Plant First-Ever 1,000 Acre Switchgrass Field
Prius Isn’t the Cheapest Way to Cut Energy Bills
Carbon Storage Started on Snøhvit
How humans have dealt with cycles of climate and energy on the great plains