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Chevron Announces Natural Gas Discovery in Australia

July 13, 2010 6:26 am | by Chevron Corporation | Comments

Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today announced a new exploration drilling success in the Carnarvon Basin offshore Western Australia, Australia’s premier hydrocarbon basin.

TexCom, Inc. Announces Plant Expansion

July 13, 2010 6:13 am | by The Associated Press | Comments () —TexCom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TEXC) ("TexCom" or the "Company"), an environmental services company for the oil and gas industry, today announced that it is expanding the operating area of its M.B. Environmental Services waste disposal facility in Chambers County,...

Boeing, Airlines to Study Biofuel Use in Jets

July 13, 2010 6:03 am | Comments

Boeing has said that by 2015, it and other aircraft makers and airlines want to use biofuels for 1 percent of annual fuel consumption.


Antidepressants, Hormones & Cocaine Found in Ohio River

July 13, 2010 5:47 am | Comments

Water treatment upgrades could reduce levels of chemicals and pharmaceuical found in drinking water drawn from the Ohio River.

Ammonia Leak Clears Coors Plant

July 13, 2010 5:32 am | Comments

An ammonia leak at the Molson Coors Brewing Co. triggered an evacuation and sent two workers to hospital.

BP Prepares to Test New Containment Cap

July 13, 2010 5:21 am | by COLLEEN LONG & HARRY R. WEBER, Associated Press Writers | Comments

After securing a new, tight-fitting cap on top of the leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico, BP prepared Tuesday to begin tests to see if it will hold.

France's Sarkozy fights back amid finance scandal

July 13, 2010 5:13 am | by ANGELA DOLAND - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

President Nicolas Sarkozy went on national television Monday to fight allegations of illegal financing for his 2007 election campaign, claims that have threatened the government's credibility as it pushes through unpopular cost-cutting reforms.The president said Labor Minister Eric Woerth, who...

Groundbreaking Object Avatar Functionality Allows Testing of Objects Without Access to Live Application

July 13, 2010 5:13 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Automation Anywhere ( ( ), a global leader in automation software, today announced the newest version of Testing Anywhere. Testing Anywhere first launched in December, 2009 and is being adopted by large system integrators and other...


Solarvest BioEnergy Appoints Director

July 13, 2010 5:13 am | by The Associated Press | Comments () —SOLARVEST BIOENERGY INC. (TSX VENTURE: SVS) ("Solarvest" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Ledwell as a director of the Company.Mark Ledwell is a partner in Gowlings' Toronto office, practising in business law with particular...

Gunman Shoots Girlfriend, Kills Two Others at NM Plant

July 13, 2010 5:12 am | by SUE MAJOR HOLMES, Associated Press Writer | Comments

A gunman wounded his girlfriend during a confrontation at a fiber-optic manufacturing plant before fatally shooting two of her co-workers then himself.

U.S. issues new offshore oil drilling ban

July 12, 2010 6:25 pm | by Reuters | Comments

NEW ORLEANS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - BP said it had installed a cap meant to halt the flow of oil from its ruptured Gulf of Mexico well on Monday and the Obama administration issued a new moratorium on deepwater oil drilling.

U.N. urges new resource accounting, cites BP spill

July 12, 2010 3:27 pm | by Reuters | Comments

LONDON (Reuters) - The Gulf of Mexico oil spill highlights the need for governments to include the value of natural resources such as fisheries when calculating the size of their economies, the United Nations environment chief said.

U.S. to use more ethanol in 2011, but smaller market share

July 12, 2010 3:26 pm | by Reuters | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ethanol and other renewable fuels must account for 7.95 percent of total gasoline sales in 2011 to meet Congress' mandate for 13.95 billion gallons of renewable fuels expected to be produced next year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Monday.

Quebec firm to become world's largest producer of lithium for use in batteries

July 12, 2010 2:13 pm | by Ross Marowits-Associated Press | Comments

A Quebec-based company will use a $78-million cash infusion from its German parent company to build the world's largest plant to produce lithium iron phosphate, a material it hopes will power electric-car batteries."Our technology is not in a commercial car right now but it will be very soon,"...

Police: 6 Killed In Albuquerque Plant Shooting

July 12, 2010 1:26 pm | by | Comments

?Authorities say six people are dead and four others are hospitalized in a...


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