Pierre Gauthier, president and CEO of Alstom U.S. and Canada, calls on policymakers to establish clear targets for future investment in research and development, to foster technology development in the private sector. More »
As profits from wind, solar, biofuels and other alternatives have fallen short of expectations — and as the fossil fuel business boomed — venture capitalists have stretched the definition of clean technology to fuel clean technology investment funds. More »
The average Houstonian stock portfolio includes a 20 percent investment in energy stocks, according to a study released Monday morning. More »
We are used to expecting that more investment will yield more output, but in the real world, things don’t always work out that way.
Figure 1. Comparison of 2005 to 2011 percent change in real GDP vs percent change in oil consumption, both on a per ca… More »
Thousands of workers and major oil companies are flooding into South Texas. But some are reluctant to invest in houses and other permanent infrastructure. A “When will it bust?” mentality hangs over the region. More »
The rush towards natural gas is also turning natural gas pipeline construction into a booming business, with more than $200 billion capital investment and an additional 125,000 jobs expected in the next 25 years, according to a Black & Veatch study released on Friday. More »
Total SA, Statoil ASA and Chevron Corp. are planning a $38.2 billion investment drive in the biggest drilling campaign the U.K. North Sea has seen since 1995, according to Wood Mackenzie Consultants Ltd. More »