Snail

Halliburton CEO Sees Obstacles to Overseas Shale Development

Shale drilling beyond North America may be moving at a snail’s pace but the opportunities for oilfield service operators overseas are “fantastic and phenomenal,” according to Halliburton Co. CEO Dave Lesar.

September 9, 2011

Cherry Picking Power Markets Will Be Key

With total electricity sales likely to creep along at a snail’space of 1.2% growth each year over the next five years, picking theright market to set up shop could be the difference between lifeand death for many power marketers and utilities, according to apresentation made last week by Mark J. Bock, senior economist onelectric power from WEFA Inc.

October 30, 2000

Cherry Picking Power Markets Will Be Key Going Forward

With total electricity sales likely to creep along at a snail’space of 1.2% growth each year over the next five years, picking theright market to set up shop could be the difference between lifeand death for many power marketers and utilities, according to apresentation made last week by Mark J. Bock, senior economist onelectric power from WEFA Inc.

October 30, 2000

The Online Retail Energy Market Is Scheduled for Lift-Off

While deregulation at the retail level inches along at a snail’s pace, the online retail energy marketplace is quietly gaining market acceptance and could be become a real stimulant to competition.

January 11, 1999

Rally in November Aftermarket Slows to a Crawl

The upward track of cash prices continued Wednesday, but at asnail’s pace compared to Tuesday’s skyrocketing pyrotechnics. Mostof the new increases were quite meager, ranging from a penny or soto about a nickel. The first significant winter weather that manyareas have seen so far this season was credited with keeping theNovember price rally going, albeit modestly.

November 5, 1998

Retail Advancing at Snail’s Pace

Enron’s announcement last week that it will be terminating itsresidential power marketing efforts in several states should be awake up call for the gas industry as well, where the pace of changetoward retail competition has been a disappointment for manyobservers.

April 27, 1998