Editorial: Terrorism and ILSA
Many US citizens probably think their government actually did something about international terrorism when Congress passed and President George W. Bush on Aug. 3 signed a 5-year extension of the Iran-Libya Sanctions Act (ILSA).
Intricate linkages connect natural gas, electricity, heating oil, gasoline
During the past year a series of US energy supply concerns caused extensive unease about the availability and cost of heating oil, the price of gasoline-in what threatened to be a repeat of last year's price spikes-and natural gas price in- creases and supply concerns.
Moving to ethanol use instead of MTBE to have major impacts
A move away from the use of methyl tertiary butyl ether to the use of ethanol as a blending component in gasoline would have a profound impact on a number of petroleum-dependent industries.
EIA lowers 2001 world oil demand growth forecast
Although the US Energy Information Administration cut its forecast for world oil demand growth this year to 1 million b/d for 2001 from its previously predicted 1.2 million b/d, it said that prospects for world demand growth will not be as dim as some had earlier predicted.
Watching Government: Litmus test
Environmentalists are livid about a US House of Represenatives energy bill that would open the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling.
COMPANY NEWS: Devon to buy Mitchell Energy for $3.1 billion
Devon Energy Corp., Oklahoma City, said it would buy Mitchell Energy & Development Corp., The Woodlands, Tex., for $3.1 billion in cash and stock.
PERSONNEL MOVES AND PROMOTIONS: Anadarko announces several senior management changes
Anadarko Petroleum Corp, Houston, announced senior management changes in its exploration and production segment and key executive changes in its business development, strategy, planning, and marketing functions.