-- Eni, Enel to develop Italy's first CCS project Italy's Eni and power utility ENEL will integrate their carbon capture and storage projects to construct a pilot plant in Brindisi under a cooperation agreement signed in Rome.
-- France leads EU Council's Kyoto extension push to 2020 France's National Assembly voted almost unanimously Oct. 21 on the draft law implementing the country's environment package, concluding a widespread debate with all relevant stakeholders over the past year.
-- API elects Nichols as chairman Devon Energy Corp. Chief Executive Officer J. Larry Nichols has became the first independent producer to be named chairman of the American Petroleum Institute.
-- US replaced more than twice 2007 gas used The US replaced more oil reserves than the country used in 2007 and added more than twice the amount of gas used that year, the US Energy Information Administration said Oct. 17.
-- MARKET WATCH: Crude prices fall below $75/bbl Energy prices continued to tumble Oct. 15 with crude falling below $75/bbl to its lowest level in more than a year, pulled down by the heavy sell-off in the equities market.