Chron Energy Newslinks | 11.20.09 | Shell didn't do it. Saudis build big iron.

• Offshore drilling should expand here, Shell, MMS tells Senate panel. Shell says it did not ask MMS to delay decision on offshore Alaska drilling decisin.

• Marathon to chop spending as it shifts focus to E&P.

FERC challenges three pipelines, saying they earn more than 20 percent profits.

• Wind-power blade plant planned for U.S. to support Texas project.

• China should focus on energy efficient cities, not electric cars.

“Cash for Caulkers” could deliver $23B for home energy efficiency.

• There’s more than one shale play in NW Louisiana. Say hello to Bossier shale.

Regency expands Haynesville gathering system.

• Statoil says U.S. drops bribery probe into Iran case.

• Iraq tells Total it could expect favorable treatment in oil deals.

Why is Saudi Aramco building supercomputers?