BP’s Bob Dudley told energy faithful at CERAWeek that he has a vision for a safer BP in the future. But Houston Chronicle columnist Loren Steffy notes that there’s a powerful technique in storytelling: show don’t tell. More »
The expanded Motiva Port Arthur Refinery has reached its full operating capacity of 600,000 barrels of crude processing nearly eight months after a new unit suffered internal damage, causing a major disruption in the $10 billion expansion project.
Canada took its new, green pitch for Keystone XL to the IHS CERAWeek conference in Houston on Wednesday, as the country’s natural resource minister branded oil sands crude the best environmental choice for the United States. More »
The head of General Motors called Wednesday for President Obama to create a national panel to craft a long-term energy policy, built on the nation’s newfound bounty of natural gas and tight oil. More »
Up to 75 percent of project delays are caused by non-technical risks, such as community opposition, far outpacing the disruption caused by technological challenges, an energy executive said at the CERAWeek conference Wednesday. More »
The United States is uniquely positioned to harvest newly accessible natural gas reserves and sell the fossil fuel overseas — but that hinges on the Energy Department’s support for exports, executives said Wednesday. More »
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