A major donor to President Barack Obama discussed with White House officials a solar energy company that received a half-billion dollar federal loan and later went bankrupt, newly released emails show. More »
Like many others, we have mixed feelings about the likely return of BP to oil and gas production in the Gulf of Mexico. This had better not be the same old BP that had a deserved reputation for arrogance and dangerous risk-taking across the energy industry. More »
A huge oil discovery by the Spanish company Repsol has sharply boosted Argentina’s potential to cash in on energy and could eventually attract an infusion of investment to exploit the shale oil. More »
U.S. wind turbine sales may “fall off a cliff” unless lawmakers extend tax credits supporting the market beyond 2012, said Ditlev Engel, chief executive officer of Vestas Wind Systems A/S, the biggest maker of the machines. More »
The governors of Colorado, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Wyoming are teaming up to encourage U.S. automakers to develop affordable vehicles that run on natural gas, a valuable resource in each of their states. More »
European natural-gas demand will rise about 1 percent a year after Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster and as budget constraints for renewable energy tighten, Total SA Chief Executive Officer Christophe de Margerie said. More »
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