EDITORIAL: The 'price-spiral' study
The Consumer Federation of America's disquisition on what its title calls "the gasoline price spiral" arrived in time to be torpedoed by the market.
Sale 181-an opportunity missed?
The George W. Bush administration took a bold step in grappling with the thorny question of what the long-term US energy policy should be.
Company News: Merger activity still in full force among oil, gas firms
Merger and acquisition activity among oil and gas companies remains a strong trend in the industry. Most notably, M&A activities have centered on US firms vying to acquire Canadian companies in an effort to establish a presence in Canada.
PERSONNEL MOVES AND PROMOTIONS: Watson Energy names new CEO; Benton Oil & Gas relocates headquarters
Watson Energy, Mandeville, La., appointed W.E. Spencer president and CEO of the company. Spencer has more than 40 years of experience in the energy industry. Previously, he served as president and as a board member of Coastal Oil & Gas Corp., Houston.
Watching Government: Not smart sanctions
Weakening oil prices have allowed the US Congress to indulge itself on the sanctions issue, industry officials say.
Watching the World: Selling CO2 sequestration
At a well-attended, if small scale, industry conference held recently in London, BP PLC CO2 Program Director Gardiner Hill gave delegates an update of progress on a nine-company collaborative project to develop technology for the capture and geological storage of carbon dioxide.