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Tuesday AM February 19th, 2008

Posted on · Texas energy firms rank among most shareholder-friendly...Study points to $1 trillion carbon emission market by 2020...Collapse of Enron inspires musical in Las Cruces, New Mexico...

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Tuesday PM February 19th, 2008

Posted on · Houston property sales continue slowdown...Venezuela values Exxon assets at less than $1 billion...Crude oil futures prices end at new record, closing at $100.01 a barrel...

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Monday AM February 18th, 2008

Posted on · Travel planners note South America's popularity for getaways...Nation's industrial production registers small increase last month...Countrywide's delinquencies increased to 7.5 percent in January, from 7.2 percent the previous month...

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Monday PM February 18th, 2008

Posted on · BP Texas City refinery explosion victim attorneys argue for larger fines...Refinery blast in Big Spring forces evacuation of nearby elementary schools...Venezuela's President says his country is not preparing to cut off U.S. oil shipments...

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Friday AM February 15th, 2008

Posted on · CERA looks at electricity market trends...U.S. trade deficit declined in 2007 after setting records for five consecutive years...Labor Department reports newly laid-off workers filing claims for unemployment benefits fell slightly last week...

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Friday PM February 15th, 2008

Posted on · Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan says U.S. economy is on edge of recession...Houston's gasoline average remains at $2.85 per gallon...Lawmakers say government may have to help bond industry, or risk further economic damage...

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Thursday AM February 14th, 2008

Posted on · Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan addresses annual Cambridge Energy Research Associates forum...Retail sales post slight rebound in January...NOAA and Shell Oil to install weather and ocean measuring instruments on seven oil rigs in Gulf of Mexico...

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Thursday PM February 14th, 2008

Posted on · CERA report charts rise in power plant construction costs; investment challenges outlined for petroleum refining capacity…Sales of previously-owned homes falls nationwide; Houston shows slight increase in median home prices…Imperial Sugar refinery blast in Georgia claims eighth victim… Petroleum refining capacity will face significant reconfiguration and investment challenges over the next 12 years, according to Cambridge […]

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Wednesday PM February 13th, 2008

Posted on · President Bush signs economic stimulus package; $300 to $1,200 tax rebate checks coming in May...Hollywood's writers back on job after three-month strike...Morgan Stanley cutting 1,000 jobs in mortgage lending units; its Saxon Mortgage Services unit in Texas will still service loans...

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Wednesday AM February 13th, 2008

Posted on · CERA conference brings industry leaders together to discuss energy risk, security...Federal budget deficit running at twice the pace as last year's imbalance...General Motors reports largest annual loss ever for an American automaker...

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Friday AM November 30th, 2007

Posted on · Texas mayors calling for widespread use of compact florescent lights…Mexico says oil platform leak in Gulf could take months to repair…Industry leaders, education officials and representatives of state regulatory agencies named to Governor’s Competitiveness Council… Mayor Bill White today joins with the four mayors of the state’s largest cities to call on Texans to switch […]

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Friday PM November 30th, 2007

Posted on · NRC accepts application to build two new nuclear units at South Texas Project…ConocoPhillips proposes Alaskan natural gas pipeline…Texas mayors endorse compact fluorescent light bulbs… The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has accepted a New Jersey energy company’s application to build two new nuclear power plant units in southeast Texas. NRG Energy of Princeton, New Jersey, says the […]

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Thursday PM November 29th, 2007

Posted on · Deadly Enbridge pipeline fire in Minnesota briefly affects crude oil prices…Judge allows victims of BP Texas City explosion to pursue plea agreement complaints…Figures show continued stress in new home sales; foreclosure filings nearly doubled in October from same month last year… Oil prices were briefly affected by a pipeline fire in northern Minnesota, owned by […]

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Wednesday AM November 28th, 2007

Posted on · Pemex dismantles damaged Gulf of Mexico oil platform…British regulators approve proposed merger between Transocean and GlobalSantaFe…Synthesis Energy Systems to build coal-to-methanol gasification plant in China… Mexico’s state-run oil company is dismantling a damaged oil platform off the Gulf Coast. Pemex decided to take down the platform because heat from near-constant fires have made it unstable. […]

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Tuesday AM November 27th, 2007

Posted on · EPA holds hearing on refinery emission standards…KBR wins Canadian gasification unit contract…Sugar Land-based Imperial Sugar Company forms joint venture with Mexican sugar processor… The Environmental Protection Agency is holding a hearing on its proposed rule for the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Petroleum Refineries today at the Hartman Park Community Center on […]