Monthly Archive for May, 2012
An Army Corps of Engineers official said TransCanada submitted a new permit application.
Motiva, a joint venture of Saudi Aramco and Royal Dutch Shell, celebrated a $10 billion expansion of its Port Arthur refinery that doubled its capacity and makes it the largest U.S. refinery.
The government reported U.S. oil supplies grew more than expected last week.
Some 15 million to 60 million jobs could be created worldwide over the next two decades if nations took better care of the planet, according to a U.N. study released Thursday ahead of an international summit on sustainable development.
Apache Corp.’s shareholders overwhelmingly supported a proposal calling for annual election of directors that the company’s management fought to keep off the agenda at last week’s annual meeting.
Ecuadorans who have waged a bitter legal battle against Chevron over pollution in the Amazon rain forest sued the company in Canada Wednesday in an attempt to seize $18 billion of the oil giant’s assets, after Chevron refused to pay a verdict against it in their homeland.
A BP refinery in Washington state that shut down after a February fire has resumed normal operations.
Given I am completely immersed in economic nerdiness as I prep for next week’s Platts conference, the burrito side of my brain has staged a coup and steered me back toward the more lighthearted ( / stormy) side of Energyland™. So with the official start to Atlantic hurricane season beckoning tomorrow (June 1), let us take […]
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Solyndra is becoming a focal point in presidential politics again after Mitt Romney released a new ad that paints the failed California-based solar panel maker as an example of President Barack Obama’s failed energy policy and cozy government spending.