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Obama’s Energy Pick Discloses Extent of Industry Ties

Ernest Moniz, President Barack Obama’s nominee for energy secretary, performed consulting work last year for General Electric Co., BP Plc, and Riverstone Equity Partners LP, according to his financial disclosure forms.

Moniz, 68, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, serves on the boards of directors of American Science & Engineering Inc., which makes detection equipment used at ports, and ICF International Inc., a consulting firm in Fairfax, Virginia, that reported in February that federal contracts made up 58 percent of its fourth quarter revenue.