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2011-06-24 08:00:00

LONDON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American scientist Dr. Arthur H. Rosenfeld was presented with the 2011 Global Energy Prize, which rewards innovation and solutions in global energy research and its concurrent environmental challenges. Dr. Rosenfeld received his award from President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev in an official ceremony in St Petersburg, Russia, which took place last Friday as part of the St Petersburg International Economic Forum. The Global Energy Prize...

2010-06-23 03:30:00

GENEVA, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE: WFT) announced today that shareholders elected three new directors at the company's annual shareholder meeting: Dr. Samuel W. Bodman, III; Dr. Guillermo Ortiz; and Sir Emyr Jones Parry. Their appointments are effective today and mark the first time the company has added new directors since 2004. As a result of the election, the board of directors has been expanded to include ten members. (Logo:...

2009-04-29 10:20:00

Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Brings Blend of Public and Private Sector Experience WILMINGTON, Del., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD) today announced that Samuel W. Bodman, former U.S. Secretary of Energy and former chairman and CEO of Cabot Corporation, was elected to its board of directors during the company's annual stockholders meeting. Bodman, 70, served as U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury and Deputy Secretary of Commerce for the George W. Bush...

2008-10-07 12:25:00

U.S. government officials have released the National Biofuels Action Plan, an interagency plan to accelerate development of a sustainable biofuels industry. U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer and Department of Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman said the plan is in response to President George Bush's goal of cutting U.S. gasoline consumption by 20 percent in the next 10 years. "Federal leadership can provide the vision for research, industry and citizens to understand how the...

2008-09-22 12:00:34

To: TECHNOLOGY EDITORS Contact: Art Swift, Director of Communications and Public Relations, Northern Virginia Technology Council, +1-703-904-7878, ext. 287 (o), aswift@nvtc.org; Kristine Gager, +1-703-218-3555 (o), +1-703-434-9471 (c) or kristine@w2comm.com, for Northern Virginia Technology Council HERNDON, Va., Sept. 22/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Northern Virginia Technology Council, the largest technology council in the nation, announced today that U.S. Department of Energy's...

2008-09-15 12:00:30

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman will offer a keynote presentation at this month's GridWeek(TM) 2008 (http://www.gridweek.com/) conference on Wednesday, September 24, at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington D.C. Secretary Bodman will highlight Administration initiatives in advancing the smart grid. Joining Mr. Bodman on Wednesday morning at 8:30 a.m. will be Mr. Enrique Santacana, president and chief executive officer of ABB North...

2008-09-09 12:00:35

U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman inaugurated a solar energy system Tuesday at the department's headquarters in Washington. The new system involves a 205 kilowatt photovoltaic solar array placed on the roof of the building. The photovoltaic system is 40- to 50 times the size of a typical residential PV system and is one of the largest in the Washington area, officials said. It is expected to save as much as $26,000 in utility costs during its first year of operation. "As...

2008-09-03 15:00:40

To: TECHNOLOGY EDITORS Contact: Art Swift of Northern Virginia Technology Council, +1- 703-904-7878, aswift@nvtc.org; or Evan Weisel, +1-703-218-3555, evan@w2comm.com, for Northern Virginia Technology Council Meg Whitman, Former President and CEO, eBay, and Samuel Bodman, Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy, to Address National Issues; FusionFest and Twin Tech II Offer Networking HERNDON, Va., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the...

2008-07-01 06:00:44

By Campbell, Dan International cast of renewable energy experts, comes to grips with 'challenge of the century' at WIREC '08 Editor's note: for the complete texts of major addresses and many PowerPoint presentations made during the WIREC 2008 conference, visit: www.wirec2008.gov/wps/ portal/wirec2008. The bad news for energy consumers is clear: the world is running out of fossil fuels. The good news is equally clear: the world is running out of fossil fuels. Although contradictory at...

2008-06-24 02:30:18

By Sebastian Abbot JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia - The U.S. energy secretary said Saturday that insufficient oil production, not financial speculation, was driving soaring crude prices. Secretary Samuel Bodman's comments on the eve of an energy summit in the Saudi port city of Jiddah set the stage for a showdown between the U.S. and conference host Saudi Arabia, which has largely blamed speculation in the oil markets for record prices. The U.S. and many other Western nations have put increasing...


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