API: Omnibus energy reform still a top priority in 2003
US congressional lawmakers still want to pass a sweeping energy reform bill that streamlines federal clean fuel rules and imposes a fuel ethanol mandate, according to oil and farm interests.
Industry, lawmakers praise passage of pipeline safety bill
Industry reemphasized its support for pipeline safety reauthorization legislation that passed Congress last month by unanimous consent.
IEA chief: Worldwide energy security favors nonconventional oil
Because of oil price fluctuations and terrorist threats, the issue of energy security is back on the public agenda with renewed focus on nonconventional sources, says Robert Priddle, executive director of the International Energy Agency.
Watching Government: Changing climates
The White House wants industry's help reshaping climate change policy.
Energy forum: Energy poverty remains a worldwide challenge
Energy poverty, although concentrated in developing countries, challenges governments around the world, says an official of the International Energy Agency.
COMPANY NEWS: Premcor to buy Williams's Memphis refinery
Williams Cos. Inc. reported late last month signing a definitive agreement to sell its Memphis refinery and other related operations to Old Greenwich, Conn.-based independent refiner Premcor Inc. for $465 million in cash.
PERSONNEL MOVES AND PROMOTIONS: Dynegy names new executive vice-president, chief financial officer
Houston-based Dynegy Inc. announced that Nick J. Caruso has been named executive vice-president and chief financial officer. In his new position, Caruso will be responsible for Dynegy's financial affairs, including treasury, tax, investor relations, risk management, internal audit, and lender and credit rating agency relationships.