Spectra Energy Corp. (SE) will have “some involvement” in what it estimates will be three to six facilities built to export North American natural gas, Chief Executive Officer Gregory Ebel said. More »
A Japanese company that helped a former Halliburton Co. subsidiary bribe Nigerian officials to win more than $6 billion in construction contracts has pleaded guilty to federal charges, the Justice Department says.
In a report issued Tuesday, President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness suggested more development of conventional and renewable energy on federal lands to create jobs and boost energy security. More »
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s comments add to those made by some Republicans ever since Iran issued the threats to block its Strait of Hormuz, a path for one-fifth of the world’s oil. More »
An offshore rig exploring possible deep-water oil and gas fields off Nigeria’s coast for Chevron Corp. caught fire Monday, and the oil company said officials were still trying to account for all those working there. More »
Valero Energy Corp. said Monday it expects to report earnings in the range of zero to 10 cents a share for the fourth quarter of 2011, but for the full year the company is expected to report its highest annual earnings per share since 2008. More »
The head of Japan’s latest investigation into the Fukushima nuclear disaster promised to dig deeper than previous inquiries into the events that unfolded after an earthquake and tsunami struck the country in March. More »
FuelFix.com is your daily must-read source for news and analysis on the energy business. Anchored by business reporters at the Houston Chronicle and other Hearst newspapers, FuelFix incorporates blogs by energy experts, market updates, useful data and a real-time summary of the top ideas, hottest stories and latest news.