Monthly Archives: May 2011

OTC 2011: FuelFix flies high above Reliant

The Chronicle's Nick de la Torre took this shot of FuelFix's banner in the skies above the 2011 Offshore Technology Conference at Reliant Park.

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BP will pay $25M to settle Alaska spill claims

The oil giant didn’t admit liability, according to the proposed agreement. The federal lawsut involves environmental violations that arose from two spills of crude oil in Alaska in 2006 and improper removal of asbestos materials from its pipelines that same year.  More »

Georgia Power Requests Solar Energy Sources

ATLANTA, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Georgia Power today announced a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 1 megawatt (MW) of renewable energy powered by solar photovoltaic (PV) resources. The energy will be used as a resource for Georgia Power’s Green Energy program. (Logo: http://pho  More »

Wyle Works With U.S. Navy on Environmentally Friendly Power Conservation Project

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Wyle is working with the U.S. Navy on an environmentally friendly energy conservation project by performing a test and evaluation proof of concept effort that uses small wind turbine power as an alternati…  More »

Anadarko CEO: We’re prepared to ‘come to the table’ with BP

The independent prepared to talk with with BP about whether it should help pay for the destruction of their shared Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico and subsquent damages from last year’s oil spill, Chief Executive Officer Jim Hackett said in a conference call today.  More »

Dynegy’s Williamson lands a new CEO gig

Bruce Williamson, whose severance pay at Houston-based Dynegy became a roadblock to a private equity buyout, has landed a new job as chief executive of Cleco Corp., a power company based in Pineville, La., Loren Steffy writes.  More »

OTC 2011: BP hopes to convince feds it can safely get back to the Gulf

BP America President Lamar McKay said that the company is trying to satisfy federal regulators that it can safely resume deep-water drilling in the Gulf of Mexico but shied away from making a specific prediction on when it would secure essential government permits for the projects.  More »

Magnalight Produces a New Two Foot Explosion Proof LED Light

Magnalight Produces a New Two Foot Explosion Proof LED Light Combining bright light output, high color rendition index and 5 year bulb life, Larson Electronics’ augmented their line of explosion proof lights with UL 844 Class 1 Divisio…  More »

GSLO Ships New Volt Solar Chargers to Giveaway Winners

NEW ORLEANS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GoSolarUSA (Stock Ticker: GSLO) shipped brand-new Volt Solar Charger accessories for the Apple iPhone today to the 100 winners of the company’s online waiting-list giveaway.  More »

OTC 2011 Day One: In case you missed it

Too busy perusing the exhibit halls to catch up on all the news out of OTC’s first day? FuelFix has you covered. Check out our tweets from the kick-off yesterday.  More »

Auric Acquisition Target Acquires St. Kevin Gold and Silver Mine Property

WILMINGTON, Del., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Auric Mining Company (OTC: AUMY.PK) (the “Company”) reports that following the signing of a Letter of Intent to acquire Nevada based Homestead Tonopah Gold LLC, the acquisition target has entered into an ag…  More »

ONTILITY Announces Spring Solar Training Conference

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ONTILITY Hosts Spring Solar Training Conference in Philadelphia Featuring GE, TYCO, EATON, Fronius, Solectria, Schneider, MK power, Tigo Energy, ZepSolar, GREENRAY, SANYO, DECK Monitoring & Schuco  More »