Maryland State Senator: Fracking Won’t Occur Anytime Soon

Indications from a meeting on Monday of the Marcellus Shale Safe Drilling Initiative Advisory Commission in Annapolis are that Maryland will continue to chart a cautious course for the exploitation of its unconventional energy resources, said commission member and Republican State Sen. George Edwards, who represents three counties in western Maryland.

January 10, 2013

BP Trying ‘Insertion Tool’ on GOM Well as ‘Top Hat’ Waits

With its “top hat” oil collection chamber waiting on the sea floor as a standby measure, BP plc on Friday was about to attempt a more promising tactic to siphon some of the oil leaking from its ruptured well 5,000 feet below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico (GOM).

May 17, 2010

Weaver’s Cove LNG Plans Smaller Vessels to Get Around Legal Barrier

Sponsors of the Weaver’s Cove LNG project say the tactic used last summer by Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) to block their project was creative but won’t prevent them from building the LNG import terminal on the Taunton River.

February 14, 2006

Reliant’s Wash Deals Lead to Revenue Restatements, Lawsuits

A year already marked by accounting problems and revelations of round-trip transactions preceded restatements of 2001 income last week by Reliant Energy Inc. and subsidiary Reliant Resources Inc. However, management warned that it is still reviewing other data on the phony deals, and ultimately plan to restate revenue, fuel and cost of natural gas and purchased power expenses for 1999, 2000 and 2001.

May 27, 2002