Chron Energy Items: 1.9.08

Some of the energy stories in today’s Houston Chronicle.
Rowan braces for a fight with its top stockholder: CEO said Tuesday the company is “prepared to do everything necessary” to protect shareholder interests after the offshore driller’s largest stockholder signaled it will push for a bigger voice in the boardroom
$2,500 cars = $200 oil?: Loren Steffy on what an inexpensive car in India may mean for oil.
Citigroup urges rejection of Enron claims: Citigroup, the lone bank holdout in creditor litigation over the collapse of Enron, asked a New York federal judge to reject claims that it helped the fraud that destroyed the energy trader in 2001.
Billionaire loses drilling battle: The Mars candy empire’s billions of dollars couldn’t stop a state judge from ruling Tuesday that a Wyoming company can drill for natural gas beneath Forrest Mars’ southeastern Montana ranch
Briefs: TXU’s new CEO, Petrohawk’s Ark. land deal.