Rebuilding Iraqi oil sector must navigate feuds old and new
The US-led coalition that toppled the regime of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has focused on quickly restarting the country's oil sector as its top priority.
Jordan receives first oil shipments from Saudi Arabia amid Iraq war
Jordan has acknowledged receiving its first shipment of crude oil from Saudi Arabia to replace supplies from Iraq but has staunchly denied that it is negotiating with Israel to reopen the oil pipeline from Iraq's northern oil fields to the Israeli port of Haifa.
EPA proposes new offroad diesel fuel rule
The US Environmental Protection Agency has proposed industry-supported nonroad, low-sulfur diesel regulations.
US House passes sweeping energy package
The US House of Representatives Apr. 11 approved on a 247-175 vote a comprehensive energy bill largely similar to a proposal it passed in August 2001 that mainly follows the White House's domestic energy policy blueprint.
Watching Government: Boom and bust
"Expect the unexpected" was the recurring theme of a recent Washington, DC, conference sponsored by the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners
Canadian frontier gas supplies a decade away, experts say
It will be nearing the end of this decade before North America can expect any significant new gas supplies from Canada's frontier regions, industry panelists told a Canadian Energy Research Institute conference last month in Calgary.
CERI: Canadian executives voice gas market, oil sands concerns
Market forces are working for the North American natural gas industry, but major changes are needed to reduce price spikes and ensure year-round supply, says a senior industry executive.
Point of View:EnCana's Morgan: Focus, speed key to merger succes
Gwyn Morgan's stock-in-trade includes a time-tested formula for increasing assets and a deft management touch that has pulled off the biggest merger in the Canadian oil industry with an enterprise value of $30 billion (Can.).
Company News:Williams to sell Texas Gas Transmission to Loews Corp.
Williams Cos. Inc., Tulsa, signed a definitive agreement to sell its 5,800 mile Texas Gas Transmission Corp. (TGT) natural gas system to Loews Pipeline Holding Corp., a unit of Loews Corp., for $1.045 billion.
PERSONNEL MOVES AND PROMOTIONS
Institut Francais du Pétrole names Olivier Appert as its chair, CEO