Technology drives methane emissions down, profits up
The extent of methane emissions worldwide is significant and indisputable. The economic benefits from containing such emissions are equally compelling.
US House passes energy bill amid Republican protest
The US House of Representatives passed a pair of energy bills Aug. 4 that Democrats said would greatly accelerate energy efficiency and alternative development efforts.
Analyst sees end to Iranian gasoline crisis by 2012
Iran’s potentially destabilizing shortage of gasoline will ease by 2012, according to a veteran observer of the country’s oil industry.
API: US gasoline production, demand break records
US gasoline production and demand broke records during this year’s first half despite higher prices and several unplanned refinery breakdowns, the American Petroleum Institute reported on July 18.
BP to revamp company after disappointing earnings
BP PLC must improve its operational performance to boost its profits, said BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward, at a press conference in London to present the company’s second-quarter results.
CRE sees no massive shift to open natural gas markets
The July 1 opening of gas and electricity markets in Europe jumped to 12 million from 680,000 the number of French customers who can select their gas suppliers, but the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) foresees no massive shift to the open market.
WATCHING THE WORLD: Russian subs and arctic oil
Money, they say, is the root of all evil, but these days a lot of evil is being committed in the name of oil.