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Prices Mostly Softer Despite Rising Storm Threat

Despite the National Hurricane Center (NHC) providing greatly enhanced odds of a tropical storm or hurricane named Alex entering the southern Gulf of Mexico by early this week, prices saw small losses at nearly all points Friday.

June 28, 2010

Dorgan: Energy Bill Has Better Shot than Climate Change This Year

Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-ND), who plans to retire from the Senate at the end of the year, Tuesday gave climate change legislation low odds of clearing the chamber in 2010 and said instead he believes the focus will be on the broad energy bill.

January 20, 2010

Analysts See Low Odds for Repeal of Hydrofracing Exemption

With much of the attention of Congress focused on climate change, odds are low that lawmakers will repeal the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) exemption for hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracing) this year, said energy analysts with FBR Capital Markets last Wedneday.

July 20, 2009

Analysts See Low Odds for Repeal of Hydrofracing Exemption

With much of the attention in Congress focused on climate change, odds are low that lawmakers will repeal the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) exemption for hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracing) this year, say energy analysts with FBR Capital Markets.

July 16, 2009

ConocoPhillips Exec: Climate Change ‘Heavy Lift’ in Congress This Year

The odds aren’t in favor of Congress passing broad-based climate change legislation and forwarding it to President Obama this year, an official with ConocoPhillips said Thursday.

April 24, 2009

CSU Forecasters Downgrade Hurricane Strike Likelihood — but Only a Little

Colorado State University (CSU) weather forecasters on Friday slightly lowered their odds that a major hurricane would strike the U.S. coastline this year, but they continued to call for a “very active” Atlantic basin season. Landfall probabilities for the U.S. coastline “remain above their long-period averages.”

August 6, 2007

CSU Forecasters Slightly Cut Hurricane Strike Likelihood

Colorado State University (CSU) weather forecasters on Friday slightly lowered their odds that a major hurricane would strike the U.S. coastline this year, but they continued to call for a “very active” Atlantic basin season. Landfall probabilities for the U.S. coastline “remain above their long-period averages.”

August 6, 2007

Raymond James: More Stringent CO2 Regs Favor Natural Gas

The global debate about climate change is accelerating, and the odds of binding carbon dioxide (CO2) caps in the United States and elsewhere are rising, but the bullish fundamentals of the oil and natural gas industry will not be impacted anytime soon — in fact, more stringent regulations favor natural gas, according to Raymond James & Associates Inc. energy analysts.

June 18, 2007

Raymond James: More Stringent CO2 Regs Would Favor Natural Gas

The global debate about climate change is accelerating, and the odds of binding carbon dioxide (CO2) caps in the United States and elsewhere are rising, but the bullish fundamentals of the oil and natural gas industry will not be impacted anytime soon — in fact, more stringent regulations favor natural gas, said Raymond James & Associates Inc. energy analysts.

June 12, 2007

ExxonMobil Surprises Analysts with 10% Profit Gain

Challenged by lower energy prices and production, ExxonMobil Corp. overcame the odds and finessed its way to a surprising 10% gain in 1Q2007 net profit from a year ago.

April 27, 2007