SPECIAL REPORT: Project numbers up in pipeline, US gas processing categories
Oil & Gas Journal’s semiannual Worldwide Construction Update shows a slight increase in the number of planned pipeline projects as well as new and expanded gas processing plants in the US compared to the previous edition of the update.
Resource nationalism among hot topics at WEC
Resource nationalism is threatening the world’s economy and energy security in the long term, Rex Tillerson, ExxonMobil Corp. chairman and chief executive officer, told the World Energy Congress last week in Rome.
Energy bills would cost $1 trillion, study says
Energy legislation currently before the 110th Congress would cost nearly 5 million jobs and drain $1 trillion from the US economy, a study commissioned by the American Petroleum Institute concluded on Nov. 13.
House GOP members demand energy bill with ‘energy in it’
Having been excluded from energy bill discussions, US House Republicans said they are counting on “fossil fuel Democrats” to safeguard 2005 Energy Policy Act provisions designed to increase domestic oil and gas production.
WATCHING GOVERNMENT: CFTC, FERC ‘conflict’ noted
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission isn’t standing around, waiting to resolve market manipulation jurisdiction questions with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Colonial CEO describes workforce recruitment, retention challenges
The nation’s largest oil products pipeline system faces the impending retirement of a quarter of its workforce and competition from other industries for new employees as it prepares a large expansion of operations, its chief executive told a US Senate committee on Nov. 6.
WATCHING THE WORLD: Chavez seeks oil price charity
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez last week said the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries should devise a plan to sell oil to poor countries at prices lower than those paid by wealthy nations.