Monthly Archives: November 2010

FuelFix Q&A: Manage risks of doing business in Nigeria

In Africa’s oil-and-gas-rich Niger Delta region, rebel groups have kidnapped workers and killed security forces as part of a resumption of conflicts that had been in a lull for many months. Those risks can be managed, says Fred Enochs, head of the Houston office of strategic advisory firm TD International, but it takes planning. (AP Photo/George Osodi)  More »

CenterPoint: Natural gas heat will cost less this winter

Even when Jack Frost is nipping, Houstonians may feel less bite in their heating bills this winter thanks to a drop in natural gas prices. CenterPoint Energy, the Houston area’s natural gas distribution company, said it is cutting the gas costs it pas…  More »

CenterPoint: Natural gas heat will cost less this winter

Even when Jack Frost is nipping, Houstonians may feel less bite in their heating bills this winter thanks to a drop in natural gas prices. CenterPoint Energy, the Houston area’s natural gas distribution company, said it is cutting the gas costs it pas…  More »

CenterPoint: Natural gas heat will cost less this winter

Even when Jack Frost is nipping, Houstonians may feel less bite in their heating bills this winter thanks to a drop in natural gas prices. CenterPoint Energy, the Houston area’s natural gas distribution company, said it is cutting the gas costs it pas…  More »

CenterPoint: Natural gas heat will cost less this winter

Even when Jack Frost is nipping, Houstonians may feel less bite in their heating bills this winter thanks to a drop in natural gas prices. CenterPoint Energy, the Houston area’s natural gas distribution company, said it is cutting the gas costs it pas…  More »

CenterPoint: Natural gas heat will cost less this winter

Even when Jack Frost is nipping, Houstonians may feel less bite in their heating bills this winter thanks to a drop in natural gas prices. CenterPoint Energy, the Houston area’s natural gas distribution company, said it is cutting the gas costs it pas…  More »

CenterPoint: Natural gas heat will cost less this winter

Even when Jack Frost is nipping, Houstonians may feel less bite in their heating bills this winter thanks to a drop in natural gas prices. CenterPoint Energy, the Houston area’s natural gas distribution company, said it is cutting the gas costs it pas…  More »

Deal buys Marathon access to Eagle Ford shale

Marathon Oil Corp. said Monday it will pay $10 million to enter the Eagle Ford shale formation, making it the latest major oil company to acquire a position in the emerging oil and natural gas area in South Texas. Under a deal with Houston’s Denali Oil…  More »

Deal buys Marathon access to Eagle Ford shale

Marathon Oil Corp. said Monday it will pay $10 million to enter the Eagle Ford shale formation, making it the latest major oil company to acquire a position in the emerging oil and natural gas area in South Texas. Under a deal with Houston’s Denali Oil…  More »

Deal buys Marathon access to Eagle Ford shale

Marathon Oil Corp. said Monday it will pay $10 million to enter the Eagle Ford shale formation, making it the latest major oil company to acquire a position in the emerging oil and natural gas area in South Texas. Under a deal with Houston’s Denali Oil…  More »

Deal buys Marathon access to Eagle Ford shale

Marathon Oil Corp. said Monday it will pay $10 million to enter the Eagle Ford shale formation, making it the latest major oil company to acquire a position in the emerging oil and natural gas area in South Texas. Under a deal with Houston’s Denali Oil…  More »

Gulf State lawmakers push administration to speed up offshore drilling permits

The deep-water moratorium may be over, but lawmakers in a meeting with the nation’s top offshore drilling regulator on Monday insisted that it has been replaced by a de facto permit slowdown. (Photo: Smiley N. Pool / The Chronicle)  More »

What we can learn from Transylvania (Really!)

The word commons dates back to the medieval era, originally describing land that was shared by a community under well-defined rules. Peasants were often given specific rights to hunt and fish in these places, or to harvest medicinal herbs, forage for b…  More »

What we can learn from Transylvania (Really!)

The word commons dates back to the medieval era, originally describing land that was shared by a community under well-defined rules. Peasants were often given specific rights to hunt and fish in these places, or to harvest medicinal herbs, forage for b…  More »

What we can learn from Transylvania (Really!)

The word commons dates back to the medieval era, originally describing land that was shared by a community under well-defined rules. Peasants were often given specific rights to hunt and fish in these places, or to harvest medicinal herbs, forage for b…  More »