Monthly Archives: May 2011

Daqo New Energy and JNE Solar Announce Solar Module Production Joint Venture in Canada

CHONGQING, China–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Daqo New Energy Corp. (NYSE: DQ) (“Daqo New Energy” or the “Company”), a leading polysilicon manufacturer based in China, and JNE Consulting Ltd. (“JNE Consulting”) today announced a shareholders’ agreem…  More »

Konarka Appoints Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

LOWELL, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Successful Eastman Kodak executive, Dr. James R. Buntaine, joins Konarka as executive vice president and chief technology officer.  More »

Solazyme Appoints Ian Clark and Ann Mather to Board of Directors

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Solazyme, a renewable oil company and leader in industrial biotechnology, announced today that the company has expanded its board of directors with the addition of Ian Clark, current CEO of Genentech, and A…  More »

FuelFix Newslinks |04.03.11|

Feds will regulate the OTC crowd. Old ideas put to new uses. U.S. as a fuel exporter.  More »

Secret hearings proposed for Texas oil regulators

The Texas Railroad Commission would get broad authority to conduct key deliberations in non-public “executive” sessions, including discussions that help determine natural gas rates, under legislation approved Monday by the Texas House.  More »

Enterprise to Extend Eagle Ford Shale Crude Oil Pipeline System as Part of Long-Term Transportation Agreement with Chesapeake Energy Corporation Affiliate

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) today announced plans to build an 80-mile extension of its 350,000 barrel per day (BPD) Eagle Ford Shale crude oil pipeline, that would allow the partnership to serve growing produc…  More »

Li3 Energy, Inc., Closes $1.5 mm Bridge Loan Financing for Lithium Exploration and has Signed Commitments for $2.8 mm of Additional Equity Financing

LIMA, Peru, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Li3 Energy, Inc. (OTC.BB: LIEG) (“Li3″, “Li3 Energy” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed a $1.5 million bridge loan agreement with three private investors introduced by LW Securities. The zero-coupon OID notes are due February 2,  More »

Energy Management Resources Reports on the Volatility of Natural Gas Prices

Energy Management Resources Reports on the Volatility of Natural Gas Prices Shale continues to take center stage, albeit with mixed opinions, which is adding volatility to the direction of natural gas prices. (PRWEB) May 03, 2011 EMR – Based on last…  More »

Chesapeake posts first-quarter loss on hedging bets

Losses for the quarter totaled $205 million, or 32 cents per share. A year earlier the independent Oklahoma City-based natural gas and oil producer reported a profit of $732 million, or $1.14 per share.  More »

SunBorne and Suntech to Partner on 100MW of Solar Projects in India

NEW DELHI and WUXI, China, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — SunBorne Energy, a leading specialist in utility scale solar solutions, and Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the world’s largest producer of solar panels, have entered into a fram…  More »

With acquisition, Arch Coal makes a bet on steel

Arch Coal said Monday that it will buy the International Coal Group for $3.4 billion in cash, creating one of the world’s largest coal producers. The deal would create the second-biggest producer of metallurgical coal in the U.S. at a time when prices for such steel-making coal are rising.  More »

Shell to submit new Arctic offshore drilling plan

Shell Oil will apply to drill 10 wells off Alaska’s Arctic shore over the next two years under exploration plans headed to federal authorities. The company hopes to see results from a $3.5 billion investment that has been thwarted in recent years by court challenges or inability to obtain federal permits.  More »