Chron Energy Newslinks | 10.01.09 | Crude prices fall, green tech gets the money

Senate launches its version of cap-and-trade climate law. Don’t like that? Well the EPA says it’s ready to regulate CO2 via the Clean Air Act.

New Chevron CEO doesn’t mean much change at oil giant.

Crude falls on concerns U.S. economic recovery may stall.

Venezuela and Vietnam to start Orinoco production by 2011. Did you know there was a Vietnamese national oil co?

China will make “breakthrough” with gas hydrates, says official news source.

NRG to try switchgrass over coal at La. power plant.

Wither nat gas prices? North Texans should care a lot.

Hyperdynamics signs agreement to begin 2-D seismic survey offshore Guinea.

First hydrokinetic power project kicks off (and it’s a Houston company).

Green tech draws biggest share of venture capital in Q3.

Warren Buffett looks beyond oil (and at other things).

CFTC considers regulating Chicago Climate Exchange futures contracts. Practice for the big cap-and-trade program?