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Friday PM February 22nd, 2008

Posted on · NatWest Three receive 37-month prison sentences for Enron-related crimes...Some analysts predicting $3.75 to $4 per gallon gasoline prices this spring...Alaska's governor continues legal efforts to shut out companies from developing North Slope natural gas field...

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Thursday AM February 21st, 2008

Posted on · Applications for new home construction fell sharply in January...Increases in food and health care costs push consumer prices up more than expected in January...Texas ranchers say beef recall involves animal treatment that's not typical in the industry...

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Thursday PM February 21st, 2008

Posted on · Study says nearby residents claim being affected by BP refinery explosion...Venezuelan state-run oil company to challenge court injunction obtained by ExxonMobil in British court...Record-high crude oil prices cause gasoline prices to skyrocket in Texas and nationally...

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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 […]