Chron Energy Newslinks | 07.24.09 | More tough earnings and the new guy at HyperD

Going beyond the kernal for ethanol solution: South of Harlingen the nation’s largest ethanol producer “was secretly testing farm equipment that only a few years ago might have might have seemed absurd.”

Diamond Offshore doesn’t shine so bright: Net income dropped 6.9 percent but beats analyst expectations.

Schlumberger profits slide: “The revenue is just not there.”

Past their peak: Only 14 of the 54 oil producing nations still increasing output.

Hyperdynamics names new CEO: Ray Leonard formerly with Yukos, Amoco.

Bill proposes liability trust fund for CO2 deposits: Carbon Storage Stewardship Trust Fund Act of 2009 submitted by U.S. Sens. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) and Bob Casey (D-Penn).

Cloud study bodes ill for climate concerns: Warmer world means less clouds.

GDF Suez enters Qatar E&P: Buys Anadarko’s 60 percent stake in project.

Cabot reports successes in East Texas, Penn.

NRG credit rating removed from CreditWatch by S&P

VP Biden strongly backs Georgian role as energy transit route: The Russians must be thrilled.

Oil industry troubles force Mexico to slash budget: Galleria braces for fewer shoppers.