Monthly Archives: June 2011

Eclipse Resources Announces New Executive Management Members

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Eclipse Resources announced today Thomas S. Liberatore has joined the company as a partner and member of its executive management team as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Liberat…  More »

Marathon to pay $3.5B for Eagle Ford acreage

Marathon will buy out a venture started by Hilcorp Energy and KKR just last year in the South Texas shale formation.  More »

CBI To Demonstrate Energy Storage 2011

SHANGHAI, China–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CBI’s Energy Storage 2011 – The 2nd Renewable Power Generation & Energy Storage System Industry Outlook will take place on September 8-9, 2011 in Beijing, China. This year’s event will continue to demonstrate a hig…  More »

CITGO Launches 2011 Fueling Good Program to Reward Local Heroes

HOUSTON, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The entry period is now open for the CITGO Petroleum Corporation 2011 Fueling Good program, which recognizes and rewards 501(c)3 organizations that make a positive difference in their communities. These non-profit …  More »

Sunvalley Solar Retains Blue Future as its Investor Relations Consultant

WALNUT, Calif., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Sunvalley Solar, Inc. (OTCQB: SSOL), a leading solar power technology and solar system integration company, announced today that it has retained Blue Future, Inc. to serve as a consultant and advisor with the specific purpose of developing an audien  More »

Japanese energy strategy: Hawaiian shirts

The Japanese government is introducing a “Super Cool Biz” campaign that advocates wearing Hawaiian shirts, T-shirts and sandals to work as a way to save electricity this summer. (Via W$J)  More »

Pemex sues U.S. firms for buying smuggled fuel

A Petroleos Mexicanos unit claims claims businessmen from Texas and Utah conspired with Mexican drug cartels to smuggle and re-sell more than $300 million in natural gas liquids to 11 companies in the U.S.  More »

Japan’s prime minister faces no-confidence vote over nuke crisis

Japan’s unpopular leader Naoto Kan refused to resign Wednesday as opposition lawmakers criticizing his management of the Fukushima Dai-ichi disaster prepared to file a no-confidence motion.  More »

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Iranian lawmakers challenge Ahmadinejad over oil ministry

Members of parliament voted to take Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to court, saying the president’s move last month to declare himself caretaker oil minister violated Iran’s constitution.  More »

Shale gas drilling suspended in U.K. after earthquakes

Scientists recorded a 1.5 magnitude quake Friday in northwest England, within 1.2 miles of a Cuadrilla Resources gas exploration site. A 2.3 magnitude quake was recorded last month. The company has halted hydraulic fracturing at the site to study data from the quakes.  More »

REX American Resources’ Q1 EPS Rose 16.7% to $0.49 Reflecting Growth of Alternative Energy Segment

DAYTON, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–REX American Resources Corporation (NYSE: REX) today announced results for its fiscal 2011 first quarter (“Q1 ‘11”) ended April 30, 2011. The Company will review the results today in a conference call and webcast at…  More »