Charles and David Koch, the billionaire brothers who run Wichita, Kansas-based Koch Industries Inc., added $1.3 billion to their collective fortune yesterday on reports that U.S. industrial production gained more than forecast. The surge elevated their net worth to more than $100 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
British Columbia’s proposed tax on liquefied natural gas provides long-awaited financial clarity to energy companies deciding whether to spend as much as $240 billion to start shipping the fuel from Canada’s Pacific Coast.
Jan Brand, the founder of staffing company Brunel International NV, which specializes in finding workers jobs in the energy industry, emerged as a billionaire after the company closed at a record Tuesday.
Brendon de Jonge takes a one-stroke lead over Tiger Woods into the final day of the AT&T National, after yesterday’s round was played without no fans after a severe storm toppled trees, shredded tents and littered the course with debris.