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 »
The federal agency that polices offshore drilling historically has focused on oil and gas companies, but it will begin extending its regulatory reach to services firms, drilling rig suppliers and other contractors, an Obama administration official said… More »
The chemical maker that emerged from bankruptcy a year ago, plans expansions at existing plants, possibly in Channelview and La Porte, over the next few years to increase its ethylene output by about 500 million pounds a year. More »
You may not have gotten a pay bump for a while, but somebody did: Houston led the nation’s top 15 cities in wage increases over the past year, driven by oil and gas companies that have been giving raises throughout the recession. More »
Back in the day the exhibit hall of the Offshore Technology Conference would be filled with lots of flashy, umm, distractions. On Day one this year the Houston Dynamo girls were as racy as it got on the trade show floor. More »
McCormick & Schmick’s, the Portland, Ore.-based seafood chain that’s had Houston restaurateur Tilman Fertitta salivating for the past month, is now officially for sale. In releasing its first-quarter earnings today, the company also said its board “has determined to engage in a sale process as well as a broad evaluation of the company’s other strategic [...] More »
BISMARCK, N.D.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MDU Resources today reported first quarter consolidated earnings of $42.8 million, or 23 cents per common share, compared to $41.6 million, or 22 cents per common share for the first quarter of 2010.
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If there was a problem identified in the Deepwater Horizon accident, chances are someone at the Offshore Technology Conference is selling a solution for it. Take a look at the new products companies are pushing at the trade show this year. More »
Oldham Introduces the WX Series Gas Detection Alarm Controllers
Oldham today introduced the WX series of gas detection alarm controllers, including the WX4, WX16 and WX64.
Arras, France (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 Oldham, an Industrial Scientific company and… More »
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Natural menopause cures are often sought by many women to lessen symptoms that occur during menopause, which can be a difficult time. Dr. Shoreh Ershadi, director of the ANTIAGING Institute of Californ… More »
ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Do you have home damage from last week’s tornado? Don’t be a victim a second time — protect yourself from home repair fraud! Community Action Agency of St. Louis County, the St. Louis County Executive’s Office and the National Center for Prevention of Home Repair Fraud invite you to a series of free workshops in your community. Tuesday, May 3; 1 PM Ferguson Public Library @ 35 N. Florissant Rd 6 PM More »
BALTIMORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Constellation Energy (NYSE:CEG) today announced that it acquired a 30-megawatt solar generation project in Sacramento, Calif., from utility-grade photovoltaic power plant developer Belectric, Inc.