The U.S. energy industry's most prestigious conference, IHS CERAWeek, featured the most powerful companies and individuals in the sector. TheStreet reports from Houston on the biggest stories you need to know.
Energy companies this week stressed the importance of more innovation in the sector to reduce costs and environmental impacts.
FERC Commissioner Philip Moeller says the regulatory agency would determine the rates to charge so as to allow investors a fair rate of return.
FERC Commissioner Philip Moeller says its Order 1000 is trying to create a more competitive market place for the building of transmission.
FERC Commissioner Philip Moeller says he has no idea if Barclays will settle on a suit the commission has pending against alleged trading manipulation by the bank.
The evolution of technology allows companies to hire less employees, but many sectors have job demand the market can't fill, and it may take a generation to adjust to the market and acquire the necessary skills.
The U.S. labor force participation rate stays unchanged at 63% in February, while the economy adds 175,000 jobs in February.
The U.S. unemployment rate rises to 6.7% from 6.6%, while the economy adds 175,000 jobs in February.
AGA's Dave McCurdy says U.S. gas exports could send a signal to Europe that perhaps there are alternatives, but Europe must choose to "align with shale gas or with Russia."
American Enterprise Institute's Nicholas Eberstadt says rural to urban migration and the unpredictability of social forces will deeply influence the energy industry in China.