Monthly Archives: October 2011

Stream Energy Supports the Utility Emergency Services Fund

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stream Energy recently donated $10,000 to the Utility Emergency Services Fund (UESF), a non-profit which supports low-income families in Philadelphia.  More »

Democrats want hearing on study affirming global warming is real

Top Democrats requested a hearing on a study that was fronted by climate skeptic Richard Muller but still found that the Earth has been warming.  More »

The 7th Annual Conference on Clean Energy to Host Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Venture Capitalist Matthew Norden, as Keynote Speakers

BOSTON, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center and the Massachusetts Hydrogen Coalition announced today that Governor Deval Patrick, whose policies and programs have boosted Massachusetts’ credentials as a national c…  More »

U.S. rig count rises by eight to 2,021

The U.S. energy rig count rose by eight to 2,021 this week, nearly erasing a loss of 10 one week earlier, as natural gas producers made more plays, according to data published by Baker Hughes.  More »

U.S. Court Revokes FAA Approval of Cape Wind

BOSTON, Oct.28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –The U.S. Court of Appeals today issued a resounding victory for the Cape and Islands community and the citizens of Massachusetts. The court ruling revoked a previous no hazard determination by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)…  More »

Hertz Equipment Rental Expands Into Off Shore Equipment Rentals With Acquisition of Delta Rigging & Tools’ Equipment Rental Operation

PARK RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) announced that its equipment rental division, Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, (HERC) has acquired Delta Rigging Tools’ offshore equipment rental division based in New Iberia, La., expanding…  More »

Civil war battlefield preservation included in spill settlement

A tanker company has agreed to make improvements at the Sabine Pass Battleground, site of an 1863 Civil War battle, as part of a settlement arising from an oil spill last year.  More »

FirstEnergy Utilities Prepare for Early Snowstorm

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — As a large-scale winter storm gathers strength on the East Coast, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utilities Jersey Central Power Light (JCPL), Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed), West Penn Power, Mon Power and Potomac Edison are mobilizing…  More »

Electric cars debut in San Antonio auto show

Electric vehicles have earned a place at the San Antonio International Auto & Truck Show for the first time this year.  More »

Maritime worker wins $2.8 million verdict

A jury in Galveston awarded $2.8 million to a barge worker who suffered knee and back injuries when he fell off a ladder between two vessels.  More »

Baker Hughes Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

HOUSTON, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI NYSE) chairman and chief executive officer, Chad C. Deaton, announced today that the Baker Hughes Board declared the regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share of common stock payable November 18, 2011,…  More »

Exergetic Energy, Inc. Receives Approval from FINRA to Begin Trading on the OTCBB

DETROIT, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Exergetic Energy, Inc. (EEI) (OTCBB: XNGR), an integrated energy supply company,announced that on October 26, 2011, FINRA approved its OTCBB application. Now, EEI will resubmit its S1 registration statement for the $10 million equity line…  More »

Texas takes its case against revised EPA rule to the agency

The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed revisions to its Cross-State Air Pollution Rule don’t satisfy Texas’ concerns about whether the state and its utilities can comply, a top state official told the agency today in Washington.  More »

Research and Markets: China Power Report Q4 2011 – Coal Reserves Yet to Be Developed

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “China Power Report Q4 2011″ report to their offering. China’s power industry forecasts have been rev…  More »

Research and Markets: Japan Oil and Gas Report Q4 2011

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Japan Oil and Gas Report Q4 2011″ report to their offering. Business Monitor International’s Japan Oi…  More »