Liquefied Natural Gas News
Obama Promotes Energy Agenda in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS — Fending off critics who say his policies have stifled domestic energy production, President Obama today announced that his administration would open 38 million acres of oil and gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. At the first stop on the second...
T. Boone Pickens Drops Wind Farm but Says Plan Made 'Great Progress'
Oil Billionaire Says Dependence on Foreign Oil Is 'Very Dangerous for Our Security'
GM launches clean fuel Spark compact car in India
General Motors' ambitions for its Indian business were on display Tuesday as it unveiled the liquefied natural gas version of the compact Chevrolet Spark in Mumbai, where the company is fighting to gain a bigger share of a largely untapped car market. GM's painful reorganization has cut off an
T. Boone Pickens relishes role in push for alternative energy
Oilman T. Boone Pickens is riding the wave of a clean-energy rock star. At a Capitol Hill news conference earlier this month to announce a bill promoting natural-gas-fueled vehicles, lawmakers hailed him as an "American icon" and "great legend." A few members of "Pickens' Army" — the 1.5 million
Terror Group Thought to be Defeated Now on Attack
The twin blasts that caused such devastation in Algeria this week were a grim announcement that an Islamic group once thought to have been defeated is back and is now poised to extend its murderous tactics throughout North Africa and possibly to Europe. The twin bombings in Algiers that killed at
Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens wants to supplant oil with wind
Get ready, America, T. Boone Pickens is coming to your living room. The legendary Texas oilman, corporate raider, shareholder-rights crusader, philanthropist and deep-pocketed moneyman for conservative politicians and causes, wants to drive the USA's political and economic agenda. "We're paying
Landowners get windfalls from natural gas drilling
Pastor Elvis Bowman of the Greater Mount Tabor Christian Center, an aging, homespun church in a low-income neighborhood here, has a new title: energy mogul. By letting Chesapeake Energy drill wells and pump natural gas from beneath its 50 acres, the church has pocketed tens of thousands of dollars
Foreign sites sought for natural gas ports
As U.S. natural gas reserves remain tight, some energy companies are looking to Mexico, Canada, even the Bahamas for sites such as Puerto Libertad, Mexico, where they can receive the mammoth boats carrying liquefied natural gas, or LNG. As a port of call, Puerto Libertad doesn't offer much. There's
Chinese influence spans globe
For nearly three decades, Chinese peasants have left their villages for crowded dormitories and sweaty assembly lines, churning out goods for world markets. Now, China is turning the tables. Here in the Australian Outback, Shane Padley toils in the scorching heat, 2,000 miles from his home, to