Energy

Colette Honorable Nominated to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Colette Honorable

Colette Honorable Nominated to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

President Barack Obama has nominated the chairwoman of the Arkansas Public Service Commission to serve on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
read more >

In Memphis, TVA Will Replace Coal with Natural Gas

The Tennessee Valley Authority voted Thursday to replace its Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis with a natural gas plant, a move aimed at improving air quality conditions in the area.
read more >

Company Plans $900M, 440-Mile Crude Oil Pipeline Across Arkansas

Plains All American Pipeline L.P. says it will build a 440-mile crude oil pipeline to connect its Plains Cushing, Okla. terminal to the Valero Memphis Refinery.
read more >

Highland Pellets to Build $130M Plant in Pine Bluff

Highland Pellets LLC said Wednesday that it will build a 500,000 metric ton per year wood pellet facility in Pine Bluff.
read more >

Market Update

DOW 17,031.08 -67.37
NASDAQ 4580.719 +0.448
S&P 500 1996.49 -6.88
Enter a stock symbol

Mortgage Calculator

Enter Desired Loan Amount $
Interest Rate
Years
Your monthly payment is: $

More Energy News

Dassault Breaks Ground on $60M Hangar Dedicated to New Models

Dassault Falcon Jet breaks ground on a $60 million expansion at its Little Rock completion facility. read more >

Trinity Renewed: Keller Links Health of Episcopal Church to Community

When he took office six months ago, the Rev. Christoph Keller III told Little Rock developer Rett Tucker, a longtime church member who helped recruit Keller, that he intended to be an “energetic interim.” To that end, Keller has launched an effort to reinvigorate the cathedral, which will mark the 130th anniversary of its downtown founding on Oct. 30. read more >

$50M Revitalization Plan Aims To Turn El Dorado into Cultural Mecca

With a declining population and an unstable job market, the city of El Dorado is investing in quality of life in an effort to boost its economy. read more >

Ozone Standard Threatens Arkansas (Feedback)

How does the government expect the companies we advise to comply with a regulation when the agency pushing the rule sees no path toward meeting its standard? read more >

Lou Ann Nisbett On What Attracts Industry to Pine Bluff

Lou Ann Nisbett is the president and CEO of the Economic Development Alliance for Jefferson County. read more >

Last Chance to Nominate Candidates for Arkansas Business' 20 in Their 20s List

Nominations are being accepted for the list of the state's most influential young professionals, "The New Influentials: 20 in Their 20s." read more >

2 Dead, 2 Hurt in Arkansas Freight Train Collision

Two Union Pacific train crew members were killed and two others were injured when two freight trains collided head-on in northeast Arkansas early Sunday, Arkansas State Police said. read more >

Public Company Board Service Can Mean Lots of Work and Risk

This week we list all directors of 19 publicly traded companies headquartered in Arkansas and the compensation they received for service on the boards in the most recent fiscal year. It's work that's “a whole lot harder” than it used to be. read more >

Report Finds Illegal Use of Diesel in Fracking; Companies Point to Changing Definitions

The Environmental Integrity Project says some oil and gas companies have continued the illegal injection of diesel fuel during hydraulic fracturing, including Southwestern Energy and ExxonMobil subsidiaries in the Fayetteville Shale. read more >

Delta Plastics: H20 Initiative Will Cut Water Use by 20 Percent in Delta Region

The world's leading manufacturer of irrigation polytube, along with several agriculture leaders in the region, have lofty goals to reduce irrigation water use in the Delta region by 2020. read more >

More Energy News>