Chron Energy Newslinks | 09.18.09 | Gas industry looking for love, propane traders find it.

Natural gas industry makes a big push in Congress for influence on climate change. It’s an effort with many fronts.

Judge tosses out BP propane trader indictments.

• Former head of Interior investigated for quid pro quo with Shell .

Palm oil success threatens plantations.

• Venus, Tiber and other recent oil find don’t really change global oil outlook

Ithaca, N.Y. gears up for gas drilling.

Total says production will rise even as costs fall.

Rare public family/business feud has ripples throughout Saudi economy.

Solar firm drops plans for Mojave Desert project.

• Citigroup may spin off controversial oil trading business.

Arctic sea ice melt 3rd worst in last 30 years, but it’s not clear if that undermines or supports global warming claims.

White House OK’s EPA greenhouse gas reporting rule.

• One exchange’s counter-offer to CFTC trade limits.

Engineering giant Parsons bought by U.K. firm.