Editorial - New energy approach
Attention to US energy policy will revive in 2005 after an impressive string of failures by Congress to enact comprehensive energy legislation.
ExxonMobil president sees long-term energy changes
Long-term changes are under way in global energy market that will affect all Americans and the US energy industry of the future, said Rex W. Tillerson, president of ExxonMobil Corp.
Rosneft to buy purchaser of core Yukos unit
A surprise bidder calling itself Baikal Finance Group (BFG) bought nearly 77% of the Yuganskneftegas unit of OAO Yukos for $9.37 billion at an auction Dec. 19, prompting some analysts to suggest Baikal is linked to state-owned Gazprom.
Sandia study assesses hazards of LNG transport
Damage from an accidental or intentional breach of an LNG carrier would extend as far as 1,600 m from the damaged ship for a large spill but pose little threat beyond that, says a new federal study.
IEA sees potential in hydrogen, fuel-cell technologies
Although commercial maturity and significant market penetration remain decades away, hydrogen and fuel-cell technologies represent high-potential options for a secure energy future with diminished emissions of carbon dioxide.
Point of View: 'Disconnect' seen in industry's use of technology
With the perspective of a geophysicist who has worked as both an operator and service provider, Steven Tobias sees a troubling "disconnect" in the upstream oil and gas business.