Chron Energy Newslinks | 08.06.09 | Speculation and gas producers gone wild.

To limit or not to limit (speculative traders)? It’s still a question. Some other articles on the same hearing from The Times of London, Dow Jones (via CNN), Energy Risk magazine, Oil & Gas Journal and the Associated Press.

XTO, Devon and others suffer with natural gas glut: But reluctance to curtail output means “… they might be cutting off their nose to spite their face here.” But, like they said, XTO and Devon see record output.

Exxon settles migratory bird charges.

General Motors, Ford and Chrysler get more than $400 million to build hybrids. Another $10 million to Smith Electric for all-electric vehicles.

Russian and Saudi imports dropping, so hop on a Segway.

Management shuffle at Murphy Oil and earnings released.

Energy Future Holdings (think TXU) loss narrows.

EIA study: average climate bill cost per household of $114 by 2020, $288 by 2030.