Chron Energy Newslinks | 08.24.09 | Valero's all ears, where is CFTC's proof?

Valero embraces corn ethanol with recent acquisition.

Waging war with the Kremlin from north Houston.

Crude rallied on better economic news.

• State Dept. OK’s Alberta Clipper pipeline to bring Canadian tar sands oil to U.S. markets.

• Point Carbon invests in Woodlands-based Energy Data Hub.

• Coop power purchase plan with Duke could kill South Carolina coal project.

• Greenville, Oh. carbon sequestration project cancelled for “business reason.”

• Alberta to put $2 billion behind carbon-related projects.

• Hearing on Kentucky coal gasification plant today.

• Anti-climate bill ralliers: 300. Pro-bill protestors: 50 at North Carolina Energy Citizen event.

• China, U.S. get close on fuel efficiency agreement and climate change.

• On the CFTC limiting position limits for exchange traded funds: where are the studies proving it?

• The future of energy use isn’t about technology as much as attitudes.

• Iraqi oil exports reach post-2003 high in July.

Saudis increased output to take advantage of prices in June. Is that really how far behind they are in tracking data?

Oil giant dividends, buybacks keep on giving..

• In praise of the University of Houston’s energy park effort.