Petroleo Brasileiro SA, Brazil’s state-controlled oil company, will finish 2011 at the lower range of its production target after a “global bottleneck” delayed rig deliveries, said its chief executive officer.
Officials for ConocoPhillips are investigating if a northern Idaho section of the oil company’s gasoline pipeline has sprung a small leak, and they have imposed some precautionary measures to minimize the risk to public health.
The Environmental Protection Agency, facing intense opposition from some states and industry, on Thursday softened a new rule that requires aging power plants to sharply cut emissions that cause smog and soot in neighboring states.
Operators of a proposed coal-fired power plant in Matagorda County announced Thursday that they will drop their request for a 40-year water contract with the Lower Colorado River Authority, opting instead for a more expensive but less water-intensive technology.
The Environmental Protection Agency, facing intense opposition from some states and industry, softened today a new rule that requires again power plants to sharply cut emissions that cause smog and soot in neighboring states.
An executive for a company planning to build a coal-fired power plant in Southeast Texas says the company will change how it would cool the plant, allowing it to operate with trillions of less gallons of water annually.
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