Car manufacturers are marketing new electric and hybrid vehicles as clean, cheaper alternatives to conventional gas-powered vehicles, but those vehicles could be nothing more than a green mirage, according to a new book. More »
The number of cranes rising from the site of the future Exxon Mobil campus is in the double digits. On any given day, about 1,000 workers are there constructing what is by far the largest real estate development built here in some time. More »
A Canadian company that uses a new, waterless process in fracking operations plans to build an operations center in Floresville that will serve clients drilling in the Eagle Ford Shale, a company official said Friday. More »
Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK)’s efforts to defuse a shareholder revolt over Chief Executive Officer Aubrey McClendon’s personal finances and management missteps have intensified calls for his dismissal. More »
Cove Energy Plc (COV), the U.K. explorer that agreed to be bought by Thailand’s PTT Explorationa and Production Pcl, said drilling found more gas at the Rovuma Area 1 exploration block off the coast of Mozambique. More »
The clamor of bulldozers on a patch of former farmland in rural Carroll County, Ohio makes Glenn Enslen, the county’s economic development director, feel “like an eight-year-old kid on Christmas morning,” he said. More »
Governments must increase funds to support carbon capture and storage technology and ramp up efforts to improve energy efficiency or risk missing climate change targets, the International Energy Agency warned. More »
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