Fuel Fix

Caption


The four candidates in the race are Tom Tancredo, Scott Gessler, Mike Kopp and Bob Beauprez. (AP Photos/Files)

Colorado GOP gubernatorial candidates discuss fracking

The four Republican gubernatorial contenders in Colorado’s Tuesday primary answer questions about what they’d do if elected. Here, they talk about how fracking. Each responded in writing. Answers were edited for space reasons  More »
IRAQ-UNREST

Five things to know about how Iraq’s turmoil affects oil markets

Sarah Haggas, an expert on the Middle East region for the energy team at consulting firm IHS, explains what you need to know about how turmoil in Iraq by militant group ISIS is affecting the energy sector.  More »
Workers install equipment at a natural gas plant in the Mont Belvieu, Texas complex, May 1, 2007. (Brett Coomer/Chronicle)

Rumored Targa deal a bust, but firm is ripe for buyout

The rumored $15 billion deal for control of a Houston natural gas pipeline operator never got past the initial talks, Targa Resources said after its shares soared on reports it was closing in on a sale.  More »
Job Seekers
Employers
Powered by Monster ®
IMG_0152

Photos: At sea with Shell and the landmark Mars B project

Shell Oil Company has touted the project, expected to produce more than 100,000 barrels of oil a day at its peak, as one of its most important startups this year.  More »
(dustball/Flickr)

Hacker group claims launch of cyberattacks on global energy companies

A network of hackers called AnonGhost says it has launched a barrage of cyberattacks on international energy companies Friday, in a political strike against the widespread use of U.S. currency in oil trades, especially in Middle Eastern states.  More »
Photo:  commons.wikimedia.org

California city pursues gas-pump warning labels

The San Francisco Bay Area city of Berkeley is moving forward with plans to put climate-change warning labels on gas pumps in what could be the first such requirement of its kind in the nation.  More »
Shell-Logo-323x300

Nigerian fishermen reject Shell’s $50 million

Shell already accepts responsibility for paying compensation and cleaning up spills caused by its own failures.  More »
Wind and solar may account for about half of Germany’s generation capacity by 2020, from 37 percent in 2013, according to data from Bryan, Garnier & Co. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg)

Rice touts advancement in solar cell technique

Researchers at Rice University they’ve discovered a way to simplify the process used to make solar cell components, which could make the technology less expensive to produce.  More »
The dome of a containment structure is hoisted at the Taishan Unit 2 Nuclear Power Plant in Taishan city, south Chinas Guangdong province, in September 2012. (Imaginechina via AP Images)

Nuclear regulators ‘overwhelmed’ as China races to launch world’s most powerful reactor

China is moving quickly to become the first country to operate the world’s most powerful atomic reactor even as France’s nuclear regulator says communication and cooperation on safety measures with its Chinese counterparts are lacking.  More »
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. (Billy Smith II/Houston Chronicle)

New GOP leaders have oil interests nearby

When Republican Reps. Kevin McCarthy and Steve Scalise claimed two of the top three spots in the House GOP leadership Thursday, oil refiners emerged as a potential big winner too.  More »
(Simon Strandgaard/Flickr)

Oil companies sued for MTBE pollution in Pennsylvania

The companies’ conduct was “wanton, malicious, oppressive and fraudulent,” the lawsuit said, and they “fraudulently, deceptively and unfairly” marketed MTBE as safe for the environment.  More »
IraqOil

Report: Most Iraq oil production unaffected by turmoil

Most of Iraq’s oil production has been unaffected by militant violence, according a report by analysts at IHS.  More »
Page 21 of 1,347« First...10...1920212223...304050...Last »