Energy Management http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6613/more en Prepare Now for Volatile Winter Energy Prices http://www.industryweek.com/budgeting-reporting/prepare-now-volatile-winter-energy-prices <div class="field-byline"> Ian Bowman, Ecova </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As winter approaches, now is a great time to take steps to mitigate energy price risk.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/budgeting-reporting/prepare-now-volatile-winter-energy-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/budgeting-reporting/prepare-now-volatile-winter-energy-prices#comments Budgeting & Reporting Energy Management Finance News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:25:00 +0000 151471 at http://www.industryweek.com Shale Assets of Chesapeake Sold to Southwestern Energy for $5.4 Billion http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/shale-assets-chesapeake-sold-southwestern-energy-54-billion <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The deal covers 413,000 acres of land in West Virginia and Pennsylvania that currently produce about 56,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day, </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/shale-assets-chesapeake-sold-southwestern-energy-54-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/shale-assets-chesapeake-sold-southwestern-energy-54-billion#comments Energy Management News Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:23:00 +0000 150931 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>The image depicts Raven Drilling&rsquo;s oil well in the the Bakken shale formation in North Dakota. 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href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy/think-small-google-offers-big-prize-little-power-breakthrough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy/think-small-google-offers-big-prize-little-power-breakthrough#comments Energy Management Product Development Energy Innovation News Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:27:00 +0000 143651 at http://www.industryweek.com GlobalP/iStock/Thinkstock