The U.S. government's development finance arm will lend a unit of geothermal power project developer Ormat Technologies Inc. up to $310 million to add up to 52 megawatts of new capacity to a Kenyan power generation facility, Ormat announced on Monday.
The U.S Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Monday issued a final rule amending its regulations for the verification of nuclear power plant construction activities to require licensees to report any alterations they make after the supposed completion of any required inspections, tests or analyses.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Monday finalized new record-keeping and registration requirements for participants in the $700 trillion over-the-counter derivatives market.
With iron ore prices falling, Australian mining outfit Sundance Resources Ltd. on Friday accepted a lowered AU$1.4 billion (US$1.5 billion) takeover bid from China's Hanlong Mining Investment Pty Ltd., which had been under pressure from the government to reduce its previous offer.
A veteran Linklaters LLP project and infrastructure finance attorney who has worked in Europe and Asia will join Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP as a London-based project finance partner in September, Milbank said on Friday.
After hearing concerns about midsize banks' abilities to carry out company-run stress tests, federal regulators said Monday they were considering giving banks with assets of $10 billion to $50 billion more time to begin performing those tests, mandated under the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act.
A Texas state appeals court dealt a blow Thursday to landowners who had sued Range Resources Corp. over allegations the company’s Barnett Shale drilling had contaminated their water well, and who then said the company retaliated against them with a suit of its own, ruling on jurisdictional grounds it couldn’t hear their appeal.
House Democrats on Friday released an analysis tearing into Mitt Romney’s energy plan, arguing the GOP presidential candidate’s proposals would undermine key environmental laws, open public lands to excessive development and support the oil industry at the expense of renewable energy.
A decision Thursday upholding TransCanada Corp.'s right to seize private land for its Keystone XL pipeline serves as a window into a quirky corner of real estate law in Texas, where the oil and gas industry — the state's economic lifeblood — faces off with a political culture that takes property rights very seriously.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's recent support for the expansion of hydraulic fracturing, voiced even as New York City makes permanent one of Bloomberg's trumpeted anti-global warming policies, led some environmentalists to wonder Friday about his commitment to fighting climate change.
Energy firm Carbon Holdings Ltd. lodged a suit against The Shaw Group Inc. in Louisiana federal court on Thursday, looking to secure $465 million from the engineering and construction company for allegedly failing to fulfill contractual responsibilities for the development of a $3.75 billion petrochemical plant in Egypt.
Glencore International PLC's deadline to increase its $25 billion stock offer for fellow Anglo-Swiss outfit Xstrata PLC came and went Friday, but the commodities giant did not bow to pressure from a Qatari private equity shareholder that has demanded a better price for its Xstrata shares.
California-based Chevron Corp. plans to drill 120 new oil and gas wells at its Neuquen Basin holdings in Argentina over the next three years, a development that reportedly could cost $1.8 billion, a Chevron executive said in a presentation Thursday.
A Vinson & Elkins LLP attorney has joined Jackson Walker LLP's Houston office, where he will be a partner in the firm's energy and derivatives groups, Jackson Walker announced Thursday.
A unit of Anglo-Swiss miner Xstrata PLC is likely to miss a planned 2016 startup for a gold and copper mine in the Philippines after regulatory delays and a wave of violence at the site, the company confirmed Friday.
An Oklahoma federal judge on Thursday ruled that ConocoPhillips Co. should not have received a $2.28 million tax refund in 2000, saying the company wrongly calculated its tax basis after acquiring an owner of the Trans-Alaska pipeline.
A Massachusetts nonprofit on Wednesday asked the D.C. Circuit to review 130 aeronautical studies on which the Federal Aviation Administration based its second approval for the Cape Wind offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Thursday announced plans for a public-private partnership to help push along a $332 million bridge reconstruction project in Cleveland that has stalled out after funding shortfalls.
QEP Resources Inc. has purchased shale plays in the Bakken and Three Forks Shales in North Dakota from several sellers, including Black Hills Corp. and Unit Corp., for roughly $1.4 billion, the Colorado energy company said Thursday evening.
The California Assembly on Thursday passed a bill that aims to prevent another pipeline explosion like the deadly 2010 blast in San Bruno, Calif., by exempting small-scale pipeline projects from review under the state’s environmental law so utilities can speed up maintenance and replacement.