Chron Energy Newslinks | 08.11.09 | Of oil smugglers and Chinese conservation

Dynegy sells off plants, plans to cut costs, reports a loss.

Houstonian has tie to Mexican oil smuggling investigation: Trucks and barges allegedly used to ship oil over the border to U.S. refineries.

U.S. power plants a bargain, but buy-low, sell-high strategy not going to pan out yet (via FT $ubscription)

China sets energy efficiency goal.

Why didn’t oil rally on better jobs report? Traders now focused on Fed polcies that led to past boom.

As Cushing tops out maybe Brent is the best bet.

Green jobs boom pending, says Labor Secretary.

Arctic ice melt may set record.

Climate change to be considered by Pentagon for future threats.

McDermott profit down, but last year was a record.

Enterprise GP, Energy Partners report earnings.

Murphy Oil has first production from offshore Congo field.

Repsol says Chinese have not bid on Argentine business.

Nuclear plant expansion plan trimmed 75% by Tennessee Valley Authority.

Ilinois electric customers with “day trader” mind set get lower rates.