Monthly Archives: October 2010

Organic Food is Breaking Through

You may remember when traces of cadmium were discovered in some earrings and toys imported from China earlier this year. Or maybe you recall back in 2008, when a bunch of baby food tainted with melamine ended up making thousands of infants violently ill. That baby food never made it to the United States… But in China, there were confirmed deaths from the contamination. I personally remember back in 2007, when we found out that batches of dog food originating …  More »

Pressure rises to block PotashCorp bid – $

Three other Canadian provinces have joined Saskatchewan to protest against any deal for PotashCorp  More »

Adversaries try to heal fracture over hydraulic fracturing

A handful of gas producers and environmental advocates are striving to change a combative dynamic by collaborating on a plan to step up the safety and regulation of hydraulic fracturing. (AP Photo)  More »

Q&A: Offshore insurance after the spill

Houston-based insurance expert Michelle Dennis says the deadly Macondo accident prompted a sea change in the underwriting of offshore insurance, but the immediate effect on rates won’t be clear. (Photo: Houston Chronicle)  More »

Spectra, M&NP make executive appointments

October 30,2010 –Spectra Energy Corp., managing partner of Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, has appointed William C. Penney as president, M&NP…..  More »

Spectra, M&NP make executive appointments

October 30,2010 –Spectra Energy Corp., managing partner of Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, has appointed William C. Penney as president, M&NP…..  More »

Spill report on cement may not affect Halliburton's liability

Halliburton’s contract with BP on the project offer it broad protections and the federal oil spill commission’s findings leave room for doubt as to whether the company did anything wrong, analysts and legal experts say. (Photo: U.S. Coast Guard)  More »

Anadarko may turn over drill cuttings

The minority partner in the Macondo asked a federal judge for permission to turn over cuttings from the doomed well.  More »

James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger team up to terminate Texas oil companies

Texas oil companies are the villains in the latest production by Academy Award-winner James Cameron, the director behind movie blockbusters including “Terminator,” “Titanic” and “Avatar.” In a one-minute video designed to sink a controversial measur…  More »

Halliburton questions Chevron's cement-testing ingredients

The company said Chevron’s investigation used off-the-shelf cement and additives, while the company’s own test of its cement mix before the Macondo blowout was of a unique blend of cement and additives that existed on the Deepwater Horizon.  More »

Skinny TVs can mean a fatter energy bill

Your high-def flat-screen may actually be an energy hog, gorging on as much power as conventional refrigerator. (Fotolia image)  More »

Woodside taking charge of Pluto area permit

October 29,2010 –Woodside Energy has entered into a sale and purchase agreement to acquire a 50% interest from Hess in an exploration permit offshore Western Australia…..  More »

Woodside taking charge of Pluto area permit

October 29,2010 –Woodside Energy has entered into a sale and purchase agreement to acquire a 50% interest from Hess in an exploration permit offshore Western Australia…..  More »

Woodside taking charge of Pluto area permit

October 29,2010 –Woodside Energy has entered into a sale and purchase agreement to acquire a 50% interest from Hess in an exploration permit offshore Western Australia…..  More »

Woodside taking charge of Pluto area permit

October 29,2010 –Woodside Energy has entered into a sale and purchase agreement to acquire a 50% interest from Hess in an exploration permit offshore Western Australia…..  More »
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