Intense

WSI Forecast: Cool Eastern Summer; Warmer in the West

Cooler-than-normal temperatures are likely to dominate most of the eastern U.S. over the next three months, while above-normal temperatures are expected across the West, according to forecaster WSI Corp. of Andover, MA.

May 28, 2009

ConocoPhillips Upstream Chief Says ‘Intense’ Competition for Resources

Access to oil and natural gas resources has become “extremely difficult,” and where there is access to resources, there is intense competition, ConocoPhillips’ upstream chief said Thursday.

November 19, 2007

ConocoPhillips Upstream Chief Says ‘Intense’ Competition for Resources

Access to oil and natural gas resources has become “extremely” difficult,” and where there is access to resources, there is intense competition, ConocoPhillips’ upstream chief said Thursday.

November 16, 2007

Enron Ex-Treasurer Claims Skilling Conversations ‘Memorable’

Under intense cross-examination Thursday, Enron Corp.’s ex-treasurer admitted he had no notes or e-mails to support his testimony that ex-CEO Jeffrey Skilling committed fraud at the company. However, Ben Glisan Jr. told the jury, “the conversations were quite memorable.”

March 24, 2006

Friday Screen, Rising Heat Push Prices Up

Although heat levels weren’t quite as intense or widespread as they had been a week earlier, power generation loads in much of the East and West were still substantial enough to have prices rising at all points Monday. Carry-over support from a 22.9-cent screen gain on Friday also contributed to Monday’s cash strength.

August 9, 2005

Florida Senators Win Assurances to Keep Coastline Off Limits to Producers

The chief members of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee agreed late Tuesday, following a day of intense pressure from Florida senators, to oppose any effort to weaken the moratorium on drilling on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) off the coast of Florida or to open up Lease 181 in the eastern Gulf of Mexico.

June 16, 2005

‘Intense’ Gas Market Moves Newfield to Acquire Rockies’ Crude Assets

Houston-based Newfield Exploration Co., which up to now has been heavily concentrated on finding natural gas, on Friday announced an agreement to acquire oil-rich Inland Resources, a privately held Denver-based exploration company. The transaction, valued at $575 million plus working capital and inventory, establishes a new Rocky Mountain focus for Newfield and adds a legacy asset to its portfolio.

August 9, 2004

Strong Production Growth Prompts TransColorado to Boost Expansion Plan

Much higher gas prices and a more intense interest in adding gas production in the Rockies has TransColorado General Manager Julian Huzyk optimistic that a major pipeline expansion out of the region is more likely now than ever before. TransColorado last week revised its expansion plans to accommodate a total of 600,000 Dth/d of new production from the Piceance, Paradox, Uinta and other basins in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. It previously had been planning a 150,000 Dth/d expansion (see NGI, Jan. 27).

September 29, 2003

TransColorado Sees Strong Production Growth Driving Expansion

Much higher gas prices and more intense interest in adding gas production in the Rockies has TransColorado General Manager Julian Huzyk optimistic that a major pipeline expansion out of the region is more likely now than ever before.

September 26, 2003

Skilling Denies Knowledge of Financial, Partnership Troubles

Under intense questioning from an unfriendly House subcommittee Thursday, Enron Corp.’s former CEO Jeffrey Skilling denied knowing that the controversial off-the-book partnerships that led to the company’s collapse were intended to hide debt and boost earnings.

February 8, 2002