Chron Energy Items: 03.27.08

A few of the energy related stories in the Houston Chronicle or on today:
Colombia courts oil cos. to pump up its production: Venezuela may be stiff-arming Western oil companies, but at least one of its neighbors is greeting them with arms open.
Biogasoline idea refined by Dutch Shell, U.S. firm: It looks like gasoline, smells like gasoline and runs in regular gasoline engines, but it isn’t made from crude oil; it comes from crops.
Citigroup settles in Enron case: The last and biggest adversary in Enron’s bankruptcy-related litigation accusing banks of helping the company cook its books struck a settlement rather than go to trial next month.
Briefs: Exxon No. 1 again, Valero to sell Aruba refinery…