Iranian Hackers Reported Targeting U.S. Energy Systems
"It is extremely important that operators of industrial control networks monitor those networks with systems that can identify anomalous activity that might be associated with an attack," said security researcher Tom Cross, on news that Iranian hackers have targeted U.S. energy companies.
Albany Times Union
Gas boom called hype
Internationally known geoscientist David Hughes discusses the issues of finite gas reserves found in shale during a press briefing May 23, 2013 in Albany, N.Y. Internationally known geoscientist David Hughes discusses the issues of finite gas reserves found in shale during a press briefing May 23, 2013 in Albany, N.Y. Internationally known ... (more)
U.S. states support NJ with hands-off approach to luring tourists
New Jersey, which launched the start of its summer season on Friday after many of its beaches were devastated by Superstorm Sandy last year, is getting support from neighboring state tourist agencies.
Congressional Notables Participates at Jewish American Heritage Luncheon
In creating a tradition, May has been designated as Jewish Heritage Month to celebrate the talents and contributions of the American Jewish Community to the American society.
Oil Futures Slip as Longs Turn Cautious
Crude oil futures slipped Friday in a sluggish Asian session as investors liquidated long positions--bets that prices will rise--ahead of a long weekend in the U.S., which will be closed Monday for Memorial Day.
Thu May 23, 2013
Federal Nuclear Waste Rules Need To Be Improved, Attorneys General Petition NRC
Attorneys general in Vermont, New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut announced Thursday they are petitioning the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a more thorough environmental review of storage of highly radioactive nuclear waste at plant sites.
U.S. Midwest Gasoline Tumbles on Speculation Demand Fell
U.S. Midwest gasoline tumbled for a fifth day, reaching the narrowest premium to New York futures in two weeks, on speculation that demand is weakening as regional shortages ease.
With U.S. Awash in Oil, Keystone Argument Weakens
InsideClimateNews.org -- U.S. oil production is suddenly growing so fast that some analysts are questioning how much the country really needs the Canadian tar sands oil that would move through the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
Loyal3 Raises $18 Million More To Bring Fee-Free Investing To The Masses
Ryan has spent more than five years covering business, technology, and telecom-related subjects for a variety of publications based in New York and San Francisco.
The Washington Post
Tesla Repays U.S. Early as Musk Sets Affordability as Goal: Cars
With the early repayment yesterday of Tesla Motors Inc.'s loan from the U.S. Energy Department, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk is free to run the electric-car maker for the benefit of himself and other shareholders.
Wed May 22, 2013
Berman: Claims Conference staff unaware of fraud
Claims Conference chairman Julius Berman continued to deny having any knowledge of fraud being conducted within his organization prior to 2009 - only hours before JTA reported on Wednesday that he and other senior executives had launched a probe into the matter in 2001.
Network-1 Announces Acquisition Of Patent Portfolio From Mirror Worlds
Network-1 Security Solutions, Inc. , a company engaged in the acquisition, development, licensing, and monetization of intellectual property, today announced that its newly formed subsidiary, Mirror Worlds Technologies, LLC, has acquired all of the patents previously owned by Mirror Worlds, LLC .
Tue May 21, 2013
Electric Energy Online
ConEd Electric Customers Get Rate Shock
Some things never change in New York, though when it comes to electric rates, most residents likely wish they would.New York City ConEd customers pay more than twice as much as the average American for electricity, according to an AARP review of new data.
Mon May 20, 2013
Heavy Duty Trucking
Diesel up for Second Straight Week, Oil Rises as Well
The U.S. Energy Department reports it has gained 2.4 cents over the past week, registering $3.89 per gallon.
Natural gas export plans stir debate
A domestic natural gas boom already has lowered U.S. energy prices while stoking fears of environmental disaster.
Thu May 16, 2013
Oil down in Asia on weak US data
SINGAPORE: Oil was down in Asian trade Thursday as caution returned to the market following weak US production data, analysts said.
Wed May 15, 2013
UPDATE 2-Warm midweek temps drive U.S. natgas futures up for 3rd day
Milder late April and early May weather helped drive gas prices down more than 11 percent in the last few weeks, but prices have bounced back by about 4 percent so far this week.
Tue May 14, 2013
Plans to Increase U.S. Exports of LNG Could Accelerate Fracking Boom
A domestic boom in natural gas already has lowered U.S. energy prices while stoking fears of environmental disaster.
Green Car Congress
EIA releases report on CO2 emissions by state; California led in 2010 ...
The US Energy Information Administration has released a new report, State-Level Energy-Related Carbon Dioxide Emissions, 2000-2010 . The report shows a significant variation of energy-related carbon dioxide emissions across states on both an absolute and a per capita basis.
Drug Maker Actavis
Actavis Inc. , is a integrated global specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the development, manufacturing, marketing, sale and distribution of generic, branded generic, brand, biosimilar and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products.