The chief executive of Argentina’s newly state-controlled energy company announced an ambitious investment plan Tuesday, saying YPF will need to spend up to $7 billion annually for the next five years to recover from declining oil and natural gas output. More »
China’s main developer of nuclear power plants says it plans to raise money with an initial public offering, suggesting an industry building boom is resuming after being suspended following Japan’s nuclear disaster last year. More »
Republicans in the U.S. House adopted a provision designed to save traditional incandescent light bulbs by blocking what one lawmaker called the “energy police” from enforcing an efficiency standard. More »
Honda Motor Co. (7267) said U.S. government tests of its electric Fit hatchback show the car’s battery range exceeds that of competing rechargeable models including Nissan Motor Co. (7201)’s Leaf and Ford Motor Co. (F)’s electric Focus small car. More »
Columnist Loren Steffy details today’s vote by Nabors Industries shareholders today in favor of a proposal that could give them more latitude in nominating candidates for the drilling contractor’s board. More »
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