Monthly Archives: January 2012

Cloud Peak Energy Inc. Annnounces Proven and Probable Reserves as of December 31, 2011 and the Schedule for Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2011 Results

GILLETTE, Wyo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD), one of the largest U.S. coal producers and the only pure-play Powder River Basin (PRB) coal company, announced a substantial increase in proven and probable reserves for the year ended…  More »

Feds Applaud Growing Local Industry: ERI Hosts GSA, EPA and Industry Partners for White House Energy, Environment and Conservation Roundtable

HOLLISTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Officials from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the State of Massachusetts and industry partners Metech Recycling, Inc., WeRecycle!, LLC, XTechnology Glob…  More »

Natural gas price falls after supply report

The U.S. had 3.1 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in storage — a level that’s 21.4 percent higher than the five-year average.  More »

BOEM schedules central gulf lease sale for June 20

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will hold a consolidated central Gulf of Mexico lease sale in New Orleans on June 20, the US Department of the Interior agency announced.  More »

U.S. Department of Energy Selects Santa Clara University to Compete in 2013 Solar Decathlon

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Santa Clara University hopes the third time will be the charm in one of the world’s most prestigious competitions that determines the best designer and builder of a net-zero energy house. The U.S. Department of E…  More »

ccrd partners Announces Dedicated Energy Team

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ccrd partners announced the continuing expansion of one of their core strengths with the formation of ccrd Energy. David B. Duthu, PE will head up this dedicated team of energy engineers.  More »

PennFuture Withdraws Petition as PUC Leadership Pledges to Begin Process to Extend Energy Savings Law

HARRISBURG, PA.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PennFuture withdrew its petition today asking the PAPUC to take immediate action to being extending the energy savings law, after PUC leaders promised prompt action.  More »

Noble Corp. rises as offshore drilling improves

Noble Corp. (NE), the offshore-drilling contractor building 11 new rigs, rose the most in more than four months after telling analysts that usage and lease rates for its vessels are improving throughout the world.  More »

FirstEnergy closing 6 coal-fired power plants

FirstEnergy Corp. said today that new environmental regulations led to a decision to shut down six older, coal-fired power plants in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Maryland, affecting more than 500 employees.  More »

NY court: Judge can’t block $18B Chevron judgment

A judge overstepped his authority when he tried to ban enforcement around the world of an $18 billion judgment against Chevron Inc. for environmental damage in Ecuador, a federal appeals court said.  More »

Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future Issues Final Report to Secretary of Energy

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future today released its final report to the U.S. Energy Secretary, detailing comprehensive recommendations for creating a safe, long-term solution for managing …  More »

Technip’s successful offer for Cybernétix: Technip holds 98.60% of the share capital and 98.57% of the voting rights

PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: The French Financial Markets Authority (AMF) published today the results of the offer made by Technip (Paris:TEC) on the shares of Cybernétix. In the course of this offer, which started on December 16, 2011 and…  More »

Succès de l’offre publique d’achat sur Cybernétix : Technip détient 98,60 % du capital et 98,57 % des droits de vote de Cybernétix

PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: L’Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) a publié aujourd’hui les résultats de l’offre publique d’achat initiée par Technip (Paris:TEC) sur Cybernétix. Au cours de cette offre qui s’est déroulée du 16 dé…  More »

Politicians get into heated exchange about Keystone XL subpoenas

There is never a dull moment with Keystone XL.  More »

Solar Community Expands to 7 East Coast States Including Maryland

AUSTIN, Texas and MARYLAND, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –Solar Community, a national provider of solar power solutions, is expanding to Maryland and 6 other East Coast states. Sales teams were carefully developed for each state. The addition of the Maryland solar team marks an…  More »