Sales of offshore wind turbines collapsed in the first half, a sign the power industry and its financiers are struggling to meet the ambitions of leaders from Angela Merkel in Germany to Britain’s David Cameron. More »
Master limited partnerships in the energy sphere aren’t just for pipeline companies anymore – this corporate structure is now being increasingly used by oilfield services companies to provide more control over investment decisions, according to a Tudor Pickering analyst’s note. More »
Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Europe’s largest energy producer, pulled out of the race for Cove Energy Plc, leaving Thailand’s PTT Exploration & Production Pcl as the sole bidder for the East Africa-focused explorer. More »
A word of caution about the Model S, Tesla Motors’ new electric sedan: Car buffs who live for the rumble of a big, bad, gas-burning engine may want to look elsewhere. The S stays smooth and silent, even when it’s flying down the highway. More »
Energy companies boring into the depths of South Texas in the multibillion-dollar hunt for natural gas and oil are opening a growing fissure in U.S.-Mexico border security as they build hundreds of miles of private back roads and an uncharted pipeline to America for drug traffickers. More »
The sense of urgency gripping Mexican energy policies could bring big cash to Texas oil patch companies and might eventually include investments in shale gas deposits near the Rio Grande and vast petroleum pools beneath the deepest reaches of the Gulf. More »
The drilling boom that has led to a glut of natural gas and sent prices to 10-year lows is causing a quandary for the Obama administration, which is struggling to decide whether – and how much – the U.S. should share the bounty with foreign countries. More »
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