A top Environmental Protection Agency official is among those who will appear before a House panel next week regarding the agency’s controversial study suggesting a possible link between hydraulic fracturing and groundwater contamination in Pavillion, Wyo. More »
CH2MHill, a giant engineering company, will move its new global energy group to Houston, in exchange for an estimated tax break of $160,000 and a $2.5 million grant from the Texas Enterprise Fund. More »
Specialty chemical company Eastman Chemical Co. is buying Solutia Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $3.38 billion to broaden its presence in the Asia Pacific region and other emerging markets while expanding its product offerings. More »
Shell Oil president Marvin Odum said he believes the pace of federal permitting for deep-water oil and natural gas drilling “may have turned a corner,” according to The New Orleans Times-Picayune. More »
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