Chron Energy Newslinks | 12.30.09 | Counting carbon for fun and profit, Spectra pipe expands

• Some companies are voluntarily counting their CO2 emissions.

• GOM ports hope pre-recession expansion projects will help them catch the global recovery wave.

• Ensco makes Delaware-to-U.K. incorporation official.

• Putin launches ice-worthy oil tanker for arctic shipping.

• Exec with Russian oil producer Bashneft shot dead.

• Slovakia, other European countries get ready to deal with another Russian winter gas war.

• What are those GM inventory clearing incentives really worth?

• U.K. war exercises in the Falklands coincide with increased oil and gas exploration.

Spectra’s NY/NJ pipeline expansion will carry Chespeake gas.

• Shell chief calls 2010 ‘challenging’ for refining, costs.

• Iran bars single women from oil fields.