AGA: US natural gas prices will jump this winter
The American Gas Association has warned that US consumers could face significantly higher natural gas prices this winter.
US Northeast winter heating oil concerns mounting
Concerns continue to mount in Washington, DC, about the specter of possible heating oil shortages and related price spikes in the US Northeast this winter.
Watching Government: Data gaps
Jay Hakes, the former head of the Energy Information Administration, says the US once again has failed to learn from its energy shortages.
COMPANY NEWS: 'New' BP plans global retail revamp, rebranding
BP Amoco PLC has unveiled plans to build a new, unified global brand and update its 28,000 retail sites around the world over the next 4 years.
PERSONNEL MOVES AND PROMOTIONS: Halliburton's Cheney accepts Bush's nomination for US vice-president
At a special meeting called early last week, Halliburton Co.'s board accepted the resignation of its chairman and CEO, Dick Cheney, after he made known his intentions to accept the bid from Republican Party presidential nominee George W. Bush to be Bush's vice presidential running mate.