The Motley Fool has compiled a list of this year’s “Disturbing Energy Blunders”, which includes the train derailment in Quebec that killed dozens, as well as oil leaked form pipelines belonging to the country’s two largest oil and gas companies, ExxonMobil and Chevron. “The hope is that these big blunders will bring about more prudent… Keep reading →
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter said on Monday the city is seeking a buyer for its publicly owned gas utility, the largest of its kind in the US, after an independent report concluded that a sale could raise several hundred million dollars for the city’s general fund.
The study by the investment bank Lazard concluded that the time is right to sell Philadelphia Gas Works because there’s good demand for strategic utility acquisitions, and because interest rates are low. Keep reading →