Energy executives and global industry officials are preparing to open an annual liquefied natural gas summit in Houston amid a growing push by producers for government permission to increase exports of the abundant American resource.
As it looks to boost demand for bountiful natural gas, Royal Dutch Shell figures a good way to start is by using the fuel to power its own drilling rigs, ships and heavy trucks – with hopes of spurring others to make the same transition.
A study indicates that two new basins in Ethiopia could contain more than two billion barrels of oil. But getting at that oil wealth means overcoming colossal hurdles. Ethiopia has no pipelines and major investors are scarce.
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