How climate hogged the CERAWeek spotlight
HOUSTON — One of the world's most prominent oil and gas conferences took on a new and rare note of climate urgency last week — a departure from the days of worrying about the dizzying ups and downs of production.
Hickenlooper touts energy record in bid for presidency
HOUSTON — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, searching for a middle road to the Democratic presidential nomination, touted his energy credentials to a roomful of energy executives, while also stressing the importance of acting on climate change.
Edison sees 'longer-term' Calif. wildfire risk
The CEO of Edison International, one of California's biggest power companies, is calling on the state to adopt new polices in the face of ravaging wildfires. A new report this week linked a subsidiary of the utility company to one of the largest blazes in the state's history.
McNamee says 'time is money' for projects
HOUSTON — Bernard McNamee, a Republican member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, said yesterday that climate change is one of many factors that need to be considered in the review of pending energy projects.
Perry heralds start of 'new American energy era'
HOUSTON — The world is entering a new era in which American innovation will upend the global fuel and electricity system, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said today.