Chron Energy Newslinks | 11.09.09 | Industry may stay lean for good

Big Oil’s lean look fuels Houston jobs fears.

This earnings season was a mixed bag for oil and gas.

Qatar Petroleum will take a stake in Shell’s chemical joint ventures in Singapore.

Coal demand increases, but not in the U.S.

Railroads, wind turbines all part of Berkshire’s ‘green’ bets.

Halliburton wins contract to extract more from Ghawar field.

Gazprom’s income slips 36 percent on lower gas prices, demand.

New Texas-region EPA chief lauded by environmental community.

A technical explanation of who shale and shale gas is formed.

• Rig reports from the Barnett Shale, the Haynesville (La. side) and Haynesville Texas side.

Did oil cause the recession? IEA thinks it could.

Utilities push for Congress climate bill, fearing EPA alternative.

MIT conference looks at geo-engineering as climate change fix.

U.S. climate change confusion infects Copenhagen.