Import? Export? Which way for LNG in North America?

Michael Giberson Another sign of change in the North American natural gas industry, the Wall Street Journal reports Apache Corp. has agreed to supply gas to the Kitimat LNG terminal in British Columbia for export into the Asian market.  The Kitimat facility was initially conceived of as an import terminal to tap Middle Eastern and … More Import? Export? Which way for LNG in North America?

Vero Beach Florida could become a hothouse of dynamic competition in retail electric power

Michael Giberson Vero Beach, Florida, could become a hothouse of dynamic competition in retail electric power, if only the city would follow the recommendations of economist Dom Armentano. According to the Vero Beach [Florida] Electric Utility, they aim to provide “reliable, cost competitive electrical energy and services to our customers in a manner that exceeds … More Vero Beach Florida could become a hothouse of dynamic competition in retail electric power

Evolving competition: Whole Foods, Costco, Trader Joe’s

Lynne Kiesling I really appreciated this Wall Street Journal article on how Whole Foods is adapting its corporate strategy to the current economic downturn. Their direction: shift away from a gourmet/”Whole Paycheck” focus and toward “healthy eating”. Founder and CEO John Mackey sees this adaptation as a movement in focus back toward his original commercial … More Evolving competition: Whole Foods, Costco, Trader Joe’s