Texas Republican John Cornyn is the only holdout among Gulf Coast senators in support of two bills that would funnel a portion of the fines from last year’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill to ecological restoration. More »
Apparently, it’s enough of a question for residents of Ohio to set up new monitoring equipment to see if hydraulic fracturing, or more specifically the brine injections, is causing the ground to tremble. More »
BP Plc and Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA), Europe’s biggest oil companies, aim to resume exploration in Libya, whose new government seeks to stabilize relations with foreign companies following the ouster of Muammar Qaddafi. More »
GreenStar Products Inc., the Boerne-based lighting company that announced six months ago it would build a manufacturing plant and move its headquarters to San Antonio, will begin relocating to its new facility next week. More »
The Eagle Ford Shale already has brought 5,000 jobs to San Antonio, and former Mayor Henry Cisneros offered a new expectation Tuesday, saying the oil and gas development likely will bring a total of 10,000 jobs to the city within three years. More »
Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Europe’s largest energy producer, is weighing options for rising North American natural-gas output including exports and making liquid fuels, Chief Executive Officer Peter Voser said. More »
The liquid solution that cools the Chevrolet Volt’s batteries is the likely cause of fires that broke out inside the electric car after government crash tests, a person briefed on the matter said. More »
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