Carola Hoyos The Source: Natural gas; Shell; nuclear; Nabucco; oil nerds and energy snakes

On Energy Source Today:

Rafael Sandrea: A new look at natural gas reserves

Shell’s CEO on everything under the sun

Elsewhere:

Get to know the policies of Obama’s growing energy team: US Senate panel queries DOE, Interior nominees on nuclear, oil (Platts)

Same shoe, other foot: Russia natural gas exports halve in January-April on lower demand, high prices (Platts)

A rant about biofuels, following the DOE’s optimistic endorsement: The Biofuels Prayer (Gregor)

What the oil nerds up to: What is happening at the OTC ( Houston Chronicle)

An energy producing snake: Anaconda video (Guardian)

Nabucco – and thus European energy policy – may not be as doomed as some believe: EU pipeline gets boost amid slump (WSJ)

The company that paid its chief executive $112m last year struggles: Chesepeake posts $6bn loss (Houston Chronicle)