Officials who manage the state’s electricity grid said there should be enough power generation to meet demand this summer, but concerns remain as to whether there will be enough power at peak times by 2014. More »
Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK) was ordered to pay more than $100 million to three Texas lease holders who claimed the second-largest U.S. gas producer reneged on agreements to purchase mineral rights. More »
Replacing coal with natural gas cuts the creation of greenhouse gases that cause global warming, a Cornell University researcher has concluded, rebutting the findings of colleagues at the university. More »
New research by an Auburn University professor and other scientists suggests that the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill may have affected microscopic life in ways that might not become apparent for years. More »
America’s first new nuclear plants in more than a decade are costing billions more to build and sometimes taking longer to deliver than planned, problems that could chill the industry’s hopes for a jumpstart to the nation’s new nuclear age. More »
Williams Partners LP is joining with Caiman Energy II LLC and private-equity firms EnCap Flatrock Midstream and Highstar Capital to invest $800 million in pipelines and processing facilities for oil and natural-gas production in the Utica Shale. More »
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