oil and gas
Speaking in front of college students in Maryland on Thursday, President Barack Obama blasted the "drill baby, drill" calls that are starting to resurface across the country, especially in Republican circles.
As the energy industry's most powerful executives meet in Houston at CERAWeek 2012, the annual energy executive conference, a new new report shows that oil and gas executives believe their industry is poised for continued growth in 2012.
Fluor Corporation, the nation's largest publicly traded engineering and construction company, said this week that it has been selected by a subsidiary of electricity generator LS Power Group to build a 125-megawatt solar plant in Arizona. Fluor was also awarded a separate contract for ongoing operations and maintenance.
On Wednesday, December 14, representatives from the nation’s biofuels, renewable chemicals and biobased products industries provided written testimony to a U.S.
Despite a political firestorm resulting in a dark cloud being cast over the federal government's backing of renewable energy projects in the aftermath of the fall of now bankrupt Solyndra, Inc. and Beacon Power, once high-flying cleantech companies that received federal loan guarantees, Washington is still moving ahead with plans to develop renewables—particularly, offshore wind power.