Editorial: A war over progress
The moral distance is great between smashing the window of a McDonald's restaurant to protest globalization and smashing airliners into skyscrapers to express distaste for Western values.
NYMEX pushing new derivatives, improvements amid increasing exchange competition
The New York Mercantile Exchange plans to continue introducing energy derivatives products, including internet-based trading, and to improve existing products in an increasingly competitive market.
Senate bill slated to boost US energy facility security
The US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources this week will mark up a sweeping bill intended to improve security at the nation's key energy facilities.
US gas producers seen facing slump now, constraints later
The US natural gas industry will be hammered by low commodity prices this winter because of a recession that some producers believe is worse than the government will admit.
Watching Government: Racing the clock
When it comes to lawmaking, US congressmen often act like college students. They procrastinate, lose concentration easily, and wait until the last minute to get anything done.
Watching the World: Change response
In coming weeks, events will inevitably occur that will have an impact on the oil and gas industry, and once again it will be called on to respond, to change, and to adapt.
COMPANY NEWS: BG buys Enron Indian E&P assets for $388 million
International merger and acquisition activity has gained pace in recent weeks, led in significance with BG Group PLC buying all the assets of Enron Oil & Gas India Ltd. (EOGIL) for $388 million.
PERSONNEL MOVES AND PROMOTIONS: US, Russian oil and gas companies announce executive moves, additions
US and Russian oil and gas companies have recently announced promotions and additions to their executive leadership.