View Cart (0 items)

Oil & Gas

Attack on Perenco Oil Vessel Kills Five

November 17, 2010
Five people were killed in an attack in Cameroon on a boat carrying guards for an offshore oil field operated by French firm Perenco SA, according to the Associated Press.
Read More

Nigerian Rebel Group Confirms Attack on ExxonMobil, Claims Seven Hostages

November 16, 2010
The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta claimed responsibility for an attack on Exxon Mobil Corp.’s Nigerian unit in Akwa Ibom state, Bloomberg reports. The southern Niger River
Read More

Air Products Sets Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Goal

November 15, 2010
According to PRNewswire, Air Products has committed to reduce its global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and is the only industrial gas company to have its reduction goal accepted under the
Read More

Greenpeace Seeks Halt to North Sea Drilling

November 15, 2010
According to the Associated Press, environmental activist group Greenpeace filed a legal claim to force the government to stop deepwater drilling in the North Sea, which it says threatens the
Read More

Government’s Handling of Science on Oil Spill Questioned

November 11, 2010
Associated Press reports that the oil spill that damaged the Gulf of Mexico''s reefs and wetlands is also threatening to stain the Obama administration''s reputation for relying on science to
Read More

Celanese to Spend $700 Million on Chinese Coal-to-Ethanol Plants

November 10, 2010
According to Business Wire, Celanese Corporation recently announced its intention to construct manufacturing facilities in China and the U.S. to utilize recently developed advanced technology for the production of ethanol
Read More

Exxon''s XTO Begins Offer to Retire $2.51 Billion in Debt

November 10, 2010
XTO Energy Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corp., began a tender offer to buy back some $2.51 billion in debt, the Associated Press reports. The offer expires
Read More

Chevron Buying Atlas Energy for $3.2 Billion

November 9, 2010
The Associated Press reports, Chevron will buy natural gas producer Atlas Energy Inc. with both cash and stock. Including debt of about $1.1 billion, the deal is worth $4.3 billion.
Read More

GE Oil & Gas Awarded $120 Million in Brazil Deepwater Equipment

November 4, 2010
Business Wire reports, GE Oil & Gas'' drilling & production business has been awarded two contracts totaling more than $120 million by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd
Read More

Chevron Mulls New Floating LNG Plant in Australia

November 3, 2010
Bloomberg reports, Chevron Corp. is considering a new floating liquefied natural gas plant, worth several billion dollars, to develop offshore discoveries in the Exmouth Plateau in Western Australia, the
Read More