News bites: Energy firm lays out shale oil potential in Texas formation

Chesapeake Energy Corp. says the Eagle Ford shale formation in Texas could hold 342 million barrels of oil, writes the Houston Chronicle.

Slate says the United States need to double down on carbon capture and sequestration technology.

Green groups said a Monday federal order allows for a more thorough review for restarting a controversial nuclear power plant in California, The Associated Press notes.

Amory Lovins, a much-cited energy expert, debunks arguments regarding the wealth of newfound U.S. oil for the The Atlantic.