Monthly Archives: November 2011

Supreme Court may throw out penalty against Southern Union

The Supreme Court will consider throwing out an $18 million penalty against Texas-based Southern Union Co. for illegally storing mercury at a rundown building in Rhode Island.  More »

Hess Partners with OpenStore™ by GasBuddy to Launch Innovative Mobile App and Website for People on the Go

NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –Hess Corporation and OpenStore by GasBuddy today announced the launch of the Hess Express mobile app and redesigned website, HessExpress.com, to provide busy people on the go with customized deals and coupons, real-time…  More »

Gingrich fuels the fantasy of U.S. energy independence

Last week, the Republican presidential candidates held yet another debate, this one focused on foreign policy. Unfortunately, Newt Gingrich took the opportunity to further confuse voters about the state of U.S. oil supplies and to trot out once again the ridiculous notion of U.S. independence from oil imports.  More »

Gingrich fuels the fantasy of U.S. energy independence

Last week, the Republican presidential candidates held yet another debate, this one focused on foreign policy. Unfortunately, Newt Gingrich took the opportunity to further confuse voters about the state of U.S. oil supplies and to trot out once again the ridiculous notion of U.S. independence from oil imports. Now, I don’t expect much truth from [...]  More »

China Valves’ Subsidiary Receives Design and Manufacture Permits for Nuclear Safety Devices and Wins Two Purchase Orders

ZHENGZHOU, China, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ — China Valves Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: CVVT) (“China Valves” or the “Company”), a leading Chinese metal valve manufacturer, today announced that one of its subsidiaries, Henan Kaifeng High …  More »

Carl C. Icahn Issues Open Letter to Board of Directors of Commercial Metals Company

NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Carl C. Icahn, Chairman of the Board of the general partner of Icahn Enterprises LP (NYSE: IEP), issued the following open letter today to the Board of Directors of Commercial Metals Company. Pursuant to Mr. Icahn’s letter, Icahn…  More »

ENN Solar Energy Partnered with NERC to Transform a New Jersey Landfill into a 4.3MW Solar Farm

LANGFANG, China, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — A New Jersey landfill has recently been converted into a solar power generation facility capable of producing over 100 million kilowatt-hours of electricity over its lifetime. The solar project, which…  More »

FutureGen Alliance Negotiating Option to Purchase Part of Meredosia Energy Center for Advanced Coal Power Project

MEREDOSIA, Ill., Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –The FutureGen Alliance announced today that it is negotiating an option to purchase portions of the Meredosia Energy Center from Ameren Energy Resources Company, LLC (AER), the holding company for merchant…  More »

China Intelligence Signs $1.5 Million Contract with China Southern Power Grid

JINAN, China, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ — China Intelligence Information Systems, Inc. (“China Intelligence”, “The Company”) (PINK: IICN), who offers virtualization technology application and cloud computing related consulting service,…  More »

CNPV Formalises Their Positive Tolerance Gains for Solar PV Modules

LUXEMBOURGand DONGYING,China, Nov. 28, 2011 PRNewswire-Asia/–CNPV Solar Power SA, a public limited liability company organized under the laws of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic products, today formalised their…  More »

Hers is a picture of survival

In the hours before they were laid off from Enron Corp., Meredith Moore and her colleagues sat by their desks wrapping Christmas presents.  More »

Blue Oak Energy Designs the Largest Photovoltaic Project Achieved by the United States Coast Guard

DAVIS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blue Oak Energy has designed a 2.8 megawatt, $50 million photovoltaic project for the U.S. Coast Guard.  More »

Where are the faces of the Enron trial?

Prosecutors brought various criminal charges against about three dozen executives and employees of Enron and firms that did business with it, and the accounting firm that audited its books.  More »

Skilling’s fall was nothing short of epic

As Christmas approached in 2001, the contenders for the title Most Hated Man in Houston came from a pretty short list. Not surprisingly, all worked for Enron, the onetime Wall Street darling suddenly staring into the abyss of bankruptcy.  More »

Legal cloud starting to lift for Fastow

December will be a watershed month for Andrew Fastow.  More »