Chron Energy Newslinks | 08.31.09 | Is M&A coming back to the oil patch?

• Baker Hughes to buy B.J. Services for $5.5. billion.

• Nuclear power foes get one leg to stand on in challenging expansion at STP. Pot shots at a nuclear fuel truck headed there are worrisome, say watchdogs.

• Oh frac! Chemicals found in drinking water near natural gas drilling site.

• Oil’s next 150 years: using it better.

• McKinsey finds $700 million laying on the ground in efficiency study.

• Oil will stay in $65 to $75 range over coming months.

• KBR CFO will step down.

• Weatherford sues Halliburton over drill patent.

• Huntsman in $415 million “stalking horse” deal with Tronox.

• BP pushing Prudhoe Bay oil spill suit to state agency.

• China plans its own climate change laws.