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Trump hails 'energy revolution' as exports surge

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday hailed an energy revolution marked by surging U.S. exports of oil and natural gas. Trump cited a series of steps the administration has taken to boost energy production and remove government...

 

Cleanup continues at oil leak in rural Calhoun County

CONVIS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Cleanup crews are likely to be working this week and next week at an oil leak in Calhoun County. The Department of Environmental Quality says approximately 4,000 gallons of oil and 20,000 gallons of brine water leaked...

 

With wind farm moratorium, renewable energy deal in doubt

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The future of legislation agreed upon by renewable energy interests and Duke Energy to extend the utility's requirements to use more alternative power in North Carolina is in doubt as a key senator repeats his attempts to...

 

Oil, gas lease sale in Wyoming nets $2.6 million

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming brought in about $1.3 million from an oil and gas lease sale of federal land. The Casper Star-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2ueu7HH ) operators bidding in the relatively small auction Thursday paid a total of $2.6...

 

Tulane: $2 million gift; energy law expert to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tulane University says a $2 million gift is bringing a European energy law scholar to New Orleans, where he will become founding director of a new Tulane Center for Energy Law and be the first to hold the James McCulloch Chair...

 

Trans-Alaska oil pipeline celebrates 40th anniversary

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The work and effort put into completing the Trans Alaska Pipeline System and its constant maintenance is an embodiment of Alaska grit, Alyeska Pipeline President Tom Barrett said. On Tuesday, Alyeska Pipeline celebrated...

 

After demands aired, solution to Qatar crisis seems far off

WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with a sweeping set of demands, Qatar insisted Friday it can indefinitely survive the economic and diplomatic steps its neighbors have taken to try to pressure it into compliance, even as a top Emirati official warned the...

 

Dakota Access review to re-examine impact on tribe

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge's order for more environmental review of the already-operating Dakota Access oil pipeline has several potential outcomes, all of which could spark even more wrangling in a Washington, D.C., court room. The big...

 

Potentially steep pollution fines for Colorado oil producer

DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Colorado regulators are seeking potentially steep fines against an oil and gas company for alleged air pollution violations. The EPA and Colorado Department of Public Health and...

 

North Dakota allows Missouri River water for fracking

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota officials have lifted a moratorium on industrial water permits, allowing the oil industry to access water from the Little Missouri State Scenic River for hydraulic fracturing.The discussion of giving the oil...

 

US mayors back plan for cities to use only renewable energy

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A bipartisan group of mayors from across the country unanimously backed an ambitious commitment for U.S. cities to run entirely on renewable sources such as wind and solar in two decades. As the U.S. Conference of Mayors...

 

Oil company cited for improper drilling in Colorado

DENVER (AP) — A Texas oil company entangled in a dispute over leases to drill in Colorado was hit with three federal "non-compliance" notices for improper drilling that led to a spill. The Denver Post reported (http://dpo.st/2u85zQq ) Sunday...

 

Toll from oil tanker fire in Pakistan climbs to 157

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister cut short a trip abroad to rush to the side of victims of a massive fuel tanker fire as authorities on Monday raised the death toll to 157. The truck, carrying some 25,000 liters (6,600 gallons) of...

 

Coal on the rise in China, US, India after major 2016 drop

BEIJING (AP) — The world's biggest coal users — China, the United States and India — have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year's record global decline for the heavily polluting fuel and a setback to efforts to rein...

 

Trump's putdown of wind energy whips up a backlash in Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — President Trump's putdown of wind energy at his Iowa rally was denounced Thursday across the state, which takes pride in its position as a national leader in wind generation. Trump was talking up his support for coal during h...

 

Perry tells senators he did not write Trump energy budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats denounced President Donald Trump's proposed energy budget Thursday, and even Trump's energy secretary distanced himself from a plan that would slash funding for energy efficiency, renewable energy and...

 

Oil prices rebound modestly but concerns remain

LONDON (AP) — Oil prices recovered their poise Thursday after slumping to 10-month lows on concerns of a glut in the market. However, concerns about the outlook remain and they weighed on a number of oil stocks in Europe. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe,...

 

Private consultant indicted in Oregon energy scandal

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A private consultant in Oregon was indicted this week in connection with a widening corruption scandal that already has ensnared a former Oregon Department of Energy manager. The 78-count indictment against Martin Shain includes...

 

Qatar weighs demands to end crisis amid threat of long siege

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — With just days to decide, Qatar on Friday weighed an onerous list of demands by its neighbors as a way out of a regional crisis, and a top Emirati official warned the tiny country to brace for a long-term...

 

Wyoming oil and gas officials to track failed businesspeople

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — People associated with multiple failed oil and gas projects or companies in Wyoming will now have to notify regulators if they try again. The Casper Star-Tribune reported (http://bit.ly/2sKdV1g ) Friday that state Oil and Gas...

 

Saudi Arabia's next king is a young, ambitious risk taker

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — He is known as MBS and his rise through Saudi Arabia's corridors of power has been shockingly swift. At age 31, Mohammed bin Salman already controlled the kingdom's defense policy and was overseeing a massive...

 

Ruling on Dakota Access pipeline shutdown months away

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge won't decide until later this year whether to shut down the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline while federal officials conduct a more thorough environmental review. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg on...

 

Oil falls again, despite decline in US crude supplies

LONDON (AP) — Oil prices fell further Wednesday, with the international benchmark for crude sliding below $45 a barrel. The recent drop in price indicates that efforts by OPEC and 10 other oil-producing countries to cut their production to reduce...

 

Michigan cuts ties to contractor on oil spill analysis

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A company hired to analyze the worst-case scenario of an oil pipeline failure in the Straits of Mackinac has been fired because of a conflict of interest with Enbridge Energy, the state of Michigan announced Wednesday. An...

 

Egypt sends fuel to power-starved Gaza, undercuts Abbas

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Egypt on Wednesday trucked 1 million liters of cheap diesel fuel to the Gaza Strip's sole power plant — a rare shipment that temporarily eased a crippling electricity crisis in the Hamas-ruled enclave but also...

 

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