Global demographic shifts are leading to changes in the ratio of men to women, the elderly population and the family dynamic, and that will have a future impact on the number of eligible and highly skilled workers, an expert said Friday. More »
After a week cheering the newfound U.S. natural gas bounty and its promise, audiences at a Houston energy conference heard sobering reminders Thursday that gas alone won’t keep American lights on. More »
After years of clashing over the drilling method known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” the oil industry and environmentalists have achieved something extraordinary in Illinois: They sat down together to draft regulations both sides could live with. More »
Nexen Inc. (NXY) is asking holders of almost $4 billion of bonds to amend the terms of the debt, allowing the Canadian energy company to remove some covenants and add Cnooc Ltd. (883) as a guarantor. More »
Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM)’s $600 million foray into creating motor fuels from algae may not succeed for at least another 25 years because of technical hurdles, said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson. More »
TransCanada and the Texas Land Partners presented their cases to the judges of the Ninth Court of Appeals in a dispute over the condemnation of Southeast Texas farmland for the Keystone XL pipeline. More »
Power utilities are better prepared for cyberattacks aimed at energy companies and the electric grid because of their responses to hurricanes and other natural disasters, but better planning and coordination are needed, executives said at the CERAWeek energy conference Thursday. More »
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