With wings longer than a Boeing 747 jumbo jet but the weight of a large car, the lumbering aircraft will take at least five days and five nights to cross the Pacific and Atlantic oceans on its journey around the globe next year. More »
Private equity firms will continue to throw capital at U.S. independent producers despite tell-tale signs that the number of high-quality investment opportunities is shrinking, a panel of private equity investors said Wednesday. More »
Major integrated oil companies won’t be able to afford big corporate acquisitions in North America until smaller independent producers start trading at much lower prices on the stock market, a panel of experts said Wednesday. More »
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration proposed $9.78 million in civil penalties against pipeline operators for alleged violations of federal law in 2013, the agency announced this week. More »
A natural gas pipeline stretching 435 miles east across Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula is just one piece of General Electric’s multibillion-dollar bid to shore up energy infrastructure in North America, where an oil and gas boom has drawn a wave of investments to new pipelines. More »
Emissions from transportation may rise at the fastest rate of all major sources through 2050, surging 71 percent from 2010 levels, mainly from emerging economies, according to a leaked draft a UN study on climate change. More »
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