Recent political talk about tire pressure serves as an important reminder to motorists about the fuel saving benefits of properly inflated tires. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) estimates that as much as 1.2 billion gallons of fuel is wasted in the United States each year due to under-inflated tires. Additionally, nitrogen inflated tires maintain proper pressure up to three times longer than air inflated tires, enabling motorists to realize the... Read more..
Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited announced Chairman and CEO John Schiller will present at The Oil & Gas Conference(r) in Denver on Aug. 11, 2008, beginning at 2:20 p.m. MDT. A slide presentation and information regarding webcasting will be available on the Energy XXI homepage (http://www.energyxxi.com) in the Investor Relations, Events & Presentations section. About the Company Energy XXI is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and... Read more..
The Ameren Illinois Utilities field crews are working 16-hour shifts to provide around the clock coverage in order to restore electrical service to thousands of customers in the wake of yet another round of severe summer thunderstorms that pounded southwestern Illinois Tuesday evening. Approximately 600 linemen, 200 tree trimmers and 200 support personnel have been assigned to the storm restoration effort. The service recovery effort is being directed... Read more..
Trilogy(TM) by Shea Homes, the first builder to roll out a national solar offering, has chosen to work with BP Solar, a global leader in solar energy. Trilogy will offer free solar power systems on new homes as part of its ongoing commitment to reducing the carbon footprint of homes in all of its Shea Homes Active Lifestyle(TM) Communities across four states. The BP Solar Home Solutions® systems are estimated to reduce the homes’ electric bills... Read more..
Exelon Nuclear today announced the launch of a new Texas-based Web site intended to keep the public updated and informed about the company’s proposed Victoria County nuclear plant. The Web site address is http://www.ExelonNuclearTexas.com. The Web site includes project updates, upcoming events, facts about the proposed project, facts about nuclear energy in general, background on Exelon Nuclear, and an interactive feature so that the public... Read more..
Exterran Holdings reported net income for the second quarter 2008 of $21.7 million, or $0.33 per share, including $31.8 million in pretax charges, or approximately $0.29 per share, for estimated cost overruns in the fabrication segment. Net income was $49.4 million, or $0.73 per share, for the first quarter 2008 and $26.1 million, or $0.71 per share, for the second quarter 2007. Revenue was $812.2 million for the second quarter 2008 compared to $740.1... Read more..
In conjunction with Ultra Petroleum Corp.’s Second Quarter 2008 results release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Ultra Petroleum Corp. announces the following webcast: What: Ultra Petroleum Corp. Webcast When: August 6, 2008 @ 11 a.m. Eastern Where: http://www.ultrapetroleum.com How: Live over... Read more..