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Obama’s flip-flop on oil exploration detrimental

Our president has proven himself to be the Flip-Flopper-in-Chief. Last March, President Barack Obama announced it was time to consider drilling in the very areas he has now banned from oil exploration. This bait and switch stops any prospect for explor…  More »

Pride International bolsters deepwater drillship fleet as oil price futures on rise

An industry-wide increase in drillship orders is bolstering long-term prospects for ultra- deepwater oil and gas projects. Houston-based offshore drilling company Pride International Inc. is the latest company to put in an order for a new ultra-deepwat…  More »

John Ramil: Appreciate existing local businesses

Who am I? Name: John B. Ramil Title, company: President and CEO, TECO Energy Inc. Years with the company: 34 Years in Tampa Bay: My wife, Naida, and I are lifelong Tampa residents. Nature of business: Energy production and distribution Education: Bache…  More »

N.C. judge orders hearing on Duke Energy’s Cliffside air-quality issue

A state judge has shot down efforts by N.C. regulators and Duke Energy Carolinas to end a legal appeal environmentalists filed against Duke’s Cliffside coal plant. Administrative Law Judge Randall May says genuine issues exist over Duke and the N.C. …  More »

Cincinnati stimulus spending ramps up

Duke Energy Corp. became Cincinnati’s most active stimulus spender in the third quarter, as its power-grid modernization effort picked up steam in Ohio. The increased smart grid spending pushed overall stimulus expenditures over $447 million locally,…  More »

Icahn makes move to buy Dynegy for $665M

After working for months to squash the buyout of Dynegy Inc. by The Blackstone Group LP, activist investor Carl Icahn is going after the company himself. The Dynegy board of directors this week said it had approved a buyout by Icahn Enterprises LP for …  More »

Obama’s flip-flop on oil exploration detrimental

Our president has proven himself to be the Flip-Flopper-in-Chief. Last March, President Barack Obama announced it was time to consider drilling in the very areas he has now banned from oil exploration. This bait and switch stops any prospect for explor…  More »

Pride International bolsters deepwater drillship fleet as oil price futures on rise

An industry-wide increase in drillship orders is bolstering long-term prospects for ultra- deepwater oil and gas projects. Houston-based offshore drilling company Pride International Inc. is the latest company to put in an order for a new ultra-deepwat…  More »

John Ramil: Appreciate existing local businesses

Who am I? Name: John B. Ramil Title, company: President and CEO, TECO Energy Inc. Years with the company: 34 Years in Tampa Bay: My wife, Naida, and I are lifelong Tampa residents. Nature of business: Energy production and distribution Education: Bache…  More »

N.C. judge orders hearing on Duke Energy’s Cliffside air-quality issue

A state judge has shot down efforts by N.C. regulators and Duke Energy Carolinas to end a legal appeal environmentalists filed against Duke’s Cliffside coal plant. Administrative Law Judge Randall May says genuine issues exist over Duke and the N.C. …  More »

Cincinnati stimulus spending ramps up

Duke Energy Corp. became Cincinnati’s most active stimulus spender in the third quarter, as its power-grid modernization effort picked up steam in Ohio. The increased smart grid spending pushed overall stimulus expenditures over $447 million locally,…  More »

Icahn makes move to buy Dynegy for $665M

After working for months to squash the buyout of Dynegy Inc. by The Blackstone Group LP, activist investor Carl Icahn is going after the company himself. The Dynegy board of directors this week said it had approved a buyout by Icahn Enterprises LP for …  More »

Pride International bolsters deepwater drillship fleet as oil price futures on rise

An industry-wide increase in drillship orders is bolstering long-term prospects for ultra- deepwater oil and gas projects. Houston-based offshore drilling company Pride International Inc. is the latest company to put in an order for a new ultra-deepwat…  More »

John Ramil: Appreciate existing local businesses

Who am I? Name: John B. Ramil Title, company: President and CEO, TECO Energy Inc. Years with the company: 34 Years in Tampa Bay: My wife, Naida, and I are lifelong Tampa residents. Nature of business: Energy production and distribution Education: Bache…  More »

N.C. judge orders hearing on Duke Energy’s Cliffside air-quality issue

A state judge has shot down efforts by N.C. regulators and Duke Energy Carolinas to end a legal appeal environmentalists filed against Duke’s Cliffside coal plant. Administrative Law Judge Randall May says genuine issues exist over Duke and the N.C. …  More »