Energy Sector

Putin admits Russian image damaged in gas row

Putin admits Russian image damaged in gas rowDresden, Germany - Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin admits that his country has suffered severe damage to its image in the ongoing gas standoff with Ukraine.

ConocoPhillips to cut 4 per cent of workforce

ConocoPhillips to cut 4 per cent of workforceNew York  - Oil company ConocoPhillips said Friday it plans to cut 4 per cent of its workforce and take 34 billion dollars in writedowns as oil prices have dropped from record highs over the summer.

Putin, Tymoshenko talk by phone at night as energy meeting planned

Kiev - Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko spoke by telephone shortly after midnight Thursday, and agreed to meet face-to-face for talks on energy on Saturday in Moscow.

Putin to hold talks in Ukraine gas dispute

Putin to hold talks in Ukraine gas disputeMoscow - Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was scheduled to hold talks Wednesday with leaders from Bulgaria and Slovakia, two countries among those affected most by Moscow's gas dispute with Ukraine.

Stanford’s new $100 million energy research and teaching institute

The latest move by the Stanford University in the direction of its green technology efforts is its creation of a new $100 million energy institute on the campus. The extravagant endeavor aims at investigating alternative and sustainable sources of energy, with the help of new faculty and increased number of graduate students on board.

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