Chron Energy Items: 03.14.08

A few of the energy related stories in the Houston Chronicle or on :
Continental seeking cheaper fuel alternatives: Prices have gone sky high About this time next year, Continental Airlines could be using alternative fuel to offset the heavy toll it’s paying to fill its tanks. At least in one plane.
Qatar shipper aims to be largest LNG transporter: Bloomberg News — Qatar Gas Transport expects to add more ships and become the operator of world’s biggest liquefied natural gas fleet by 2010 in a move that could drive down rates for shipping the fuel.
A dispute is settled on Enron payments: Former Enron employees finally can get the remainder of lawsuit settlement payments that had been delayed because of a dispute, the Department of Labor announced Thursday.
Texas gasoline prices climb further into record territory: Associated Press — Texas retail gasoline prices continued to climb higher into record territory this week. Regular self-serve averaged $3.16 per gallon across the state in the weekly AAA Texas gasoline price survey today, 6 cents more than last week. Nationally, the average was $3.27 per gallon, 8 cents more than last week.