Tue Sep 14 19:09:00 CDT 2004
-- Tesco appoints chief operating officer Tesco Corp. appointed Julio Quintana as chief operating officer and it is proposed that Quintana also become a member of the board.
Tue Sep 14 19:09:00 CDT 2004
-- AltaCanada announces CEO AltaCanada Energy Corp., Calgary, announced Don Foulkes, currently president, AltaCanada, has also been appointed CEO replacing Josef Hodel.
Tue Sep 14 16:09:00 CDT 2004
-- Most GOM oil production shut in as Ivan advances Most oil production has been shut in and half of the manned platforms and mobile rigs in the Gulf of Mexico have been evacuated as Hurricane Ivan threatens oil and gas operations in those waters.
Tue Sep 14 12:09:00 CDT 2004
-- ONGC to invest $536 million in Mumbai High India's state-owned Oil & Natural Gas Corp. plans to invest $536 million in its largest oilfield Mumbai High during the current fiscal year, which ends March 31, 2005. Part of the investment will be for production increase redevelopment and at least half for new projects.
Tue Sep 14 10:09:00 CDT 2004
-- MARKET WATCH Energy futures prices soar as Ivan approaches GOM After weeks of spiraling downward, energy futures prices soared Monday as oil and gas companies shut down some offshore operations in the Gulf of Mexico in advance of Hurricane Ivan, one of the most powerful storms ever to threaten that region.
Mon Sep 13 16:09:00 CDT 2004
-- Energy fatigue With no big blackout or gasoline shortage to grab the electorate's attention, energy policy has languished on the sidelines of the US presidential election so far this year.
Mon Sep 13 14:09:00 CDT 2004
-- UK considers new proposals to support renewable energy UK Energy Minister Stephen Timms has outlined proposals to encourage additional investment in renewable energy, including an extension of the Renewables Obligation beyond 2010-11 to 2015-16.
Mon Sep 13 11:09:00 CDT 2004
-- France to request bids for four biofuels production units French Prime Minister Jean-Pierre-Raffarin plans to launch bids before Spring 2005 for construction of four 200,000-tonne biofuels production units to be built by 2007. They would treble France's annual biofuels production capacity to more than 1 billion tonnes, he said.
Fri Sep 10 12:09:00 CDT 2004
-- Talisman Energy planning to build pilot wind farm off Scotland Talisman Energy (UK) Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Talisman Energy Inc., Calgary, plans to construct a $58 million (Can.) deepwater wind farm demonstrator project adjacent to Beatrice field, 25 km off Scotland's east coast.
Thu Sep 09 12:09:00 CDT 2004
-- MARKET WATCH Energy futures prices decline as Ivan's threat decreases Energy prices declined Wednesday, with the October natural gas contract hitting a new low for this year on the New York Mercantile Exchange, as Hurricane Ivan moved eastward away from the primary oil and gas production areas in the Gulf of Mexico.
Thu Sep 09 11:09:00 CDT 2004
-- WEC: Algeria's Khelil reopens debate on OPEC's role as world's oil 'crisis manager' At the World Energy Congress in Sydney, Algerian Minister for Energy and Mines Chakib Khelil paved to way for the reopening of an old debate when he questioned the fairness of the world's continuing reliance on the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries as a "crisis manager" during times of high oil demand.