Chron Energy Newslinks | 12.23.09 | Devon doubles-down, Gulf News told to go easy

• Devon keeps betting big onshore, selling off more Gulf of Mexico assets.

• Gas ‘gold rush’ ignites in rural New York.

• What’s holding back electric cars in Amsterdam? Bicycles.

• What if the EIA annual outlook was written by an honest person, asks blogger.

• What has the U.S. learned since the 1970s energy crisis?

• Why Chesapeake is unlikely to be the next big takeover target.

• Mojave conservation plan endangers solar project.

• EPA delay in E15 ruling cost jobs, opportunity.

Venezuela orders a 20 percent cut in power use.

• Government-owned Gulf News told to ‘tone down’ Dubai coverage.

• As U.S. oil stockpile grows full, questions abound.