A solar-powered boat has traveled more than 300 miles down the Erie Canal in the northeast. The owner, Bob Meacham, said the boat is the first of its kind, and the boat isn’t a modified gasoline-powered boat. More »
A Kuwaiti-led energy consortium on Wednesday won the right to search for oil and gas in southern Iraq as part of the country’s fourth postwar energy auction. Two natural gas exploration deals meanwhile attracted no bidders. More »
Cove Energy Plc (COV), the U.K. explorer with a share in gas fields off Mozambique, reached a record in London after the African country approved a bid by Thailand’s PTT Exploration and Production Pcl. More »
Activists held a press conference and teach-in on Tuesday in San Franciso, and plan to protest outside the gates of Chevron headquarters during Wednesday’s meeting. Some will try to enter the meeting and address shareholders directly.
The offshore drilling industry is still rebounding from a five-month moratorium and new regulations after the 2010 Gulf oil spill, with consumers paying the price at the pump, according to a new report out today. More »
The troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in California operated for decades with equipment that might have temporarily severed the plant’s emergency power supply in the event of an earthquake, government filings revealed Tuesday.
A federal magistrate agreed Tuesday to ease travel restrictions he imposed on a former BP engineer charged with deleting text messages about the company’s response to the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. More »
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