Chron Energy Newslinks | 08/25.09 | Oil and gas go their own ways

• Oil and natural gas futures see widest split since 1990.

• Newfield to cut production by 2.5 Bcfe in response to lower natural gas prices.

• Crude retreats from 10-month high on fears of tightening in China, tepid world economic rebound.

• Aker Exploration and Det norske to merge.

• API study says Waxman-Markey hurts refining industry.

• London girds for climate change protestors.

• UT’s Bureau of Economic Geology and Woodlands-based Fusion Petroleum land DOE grants for carbon capture and sequestration technology trials.

• FMC lands $73 million subsea contract for Statoil Gullfaks.

Cool Globes makes Houston its last stop.

• Entergy moves 200 N.O. jobs to Jackson, Miss.

• Plans for a Wal-mart Supercenter near Joshua Tree on hold for failing to consider greenhouse gas impacts.

Peak oil is a myth, says M.I.T.’s Michael Lynch, or at least an overblown concern that gets too much press coverage. The folks at The Oil Drum think we don’t cover it enough.

• Global Climate Change Index could be a Dow Jones-like lookback on emissions, says author.

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