Stories tagged: energy
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 1:09 P.M.
Oil pipeline: Trump’s stock in company raises concern
President-elect Donald Trump holds stock in the company building the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and pipeline opponents warn that Trump’s investments could affect any decision he makes on the …
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 12:36 P.M.
City weighs key permit for oil terminal on Washington coast
As the small city of Hoquiam considers a key permit for a proposed terminal that would store and move millions of barrels of crude oil through Grays Harbor, opponents are …
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 10:56 A.M.
Tribe calls for pipeline opponents to boycott Bismarck
The leader of the Cheyenne River Sioux in South Dakota is urging all opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline to boycott businesses in North Dakota’s capital city.
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 10:50 A.M.
Saudis said to quit Russia talks as OPEC deal no closer
Saudi Arabia pulled out of planned talks with non-OPEC nations including Russia as disagreements about how to share the burden of supply cuts stood in the way of a deal …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 11:15 A.M.
Iraq will participate in OPEC oil-production cuts, al-Abadi says
Iraq, the second-largest oil producer in OPEC, will shoulder part of the burden of output cuts outlined by the group in September, Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi said.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 4:46 A.M.
Vietnam formally scraps plans for first nuclear power plants
Vietnam’s legislature on Tuesday endorsed the government’s decision to scrap plans to build the country’s first two nuclear power plants.
MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 1:34 P.M.
U.S. stock indexes set records as oil prices jump
A jump in oil prices helped pull U.S. stocks to record highs Monday as investors continue to hope for a cut in oil production that could help prices go higher. …
MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 11:44 A.M.
Vladimir Putin optimistic about OPEC deal; Russia ready to freeze output
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he sees no obstacles to an OPEC agreement this month after oil exporters made major progress in overcoming differences as he reaffirmed Russia is willing …
MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 9:11 A.M.
Officers douse Dakota oil pipeline protesters in subfreezing weather
Authorities on Monday defended their decision to douse protesters with water during a skirmish in subfreezing weather near the Dakota Access oil pipeline, and organizers said at least 17 protesters …
MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 8:48 A.M.
Oil bets are biggest in 9 years amid OPEC, Trump volatility
Money managers, producers and consumers made the biggest bets on West Texas Intermediate crude prices in nine years, amid signals more volatility is coming.
MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 8:35 A.M.
Canada to phase out coal-fired electricity by 2030
Canada is announcing a plan to phase out the use of coal-fired electricity by 2030.
FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2016, 11:18 A.M.
President Obama blocks new oil, gas drilling in Arctic Ocean
The Obama administration is blocking new oil and gas drilling in the Arctic Ocean, handing a victory to environmentalists who say industrial activity in the icy waters will harm whales, …
FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2016, 10:19 A.M.
Residents file class-action suit over man-made earthquakes
Residents of the town hit by Oklahoma’s worst earthquake have filed a class-action lawsuit against dozens of energy companies, accusing them of triggering dozens of temblors by injecting wastewater from …
FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2016, 10:18 A.M.
Dakota Access oil pipeline developer won’t consider reroute
The head of the company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline says the company won’t consider rerouting it to address American Indian concerns.
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, 1:52 P.M.
US solar panel maker to cut 1,600 jobs, halt plant in Ohio
The biggest U.S. manufacturer of solar panels is cutting a quarter of its jobs worldwide and will halt production at its only North American plant, in Ohio.
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, 9:20 A.M.
Montana power storage project gets positive review from feds
A central Montana power storage project that would act as a giant battery to supplement electricity from wind turbines and other sources has received a favorable review from federal regulators.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 11:55 A.M.
OPEC reopens talks on oil cuts without Iran, Iraq ministers
OPEC and Russia will meet in Doha on Thursday for another round of talks without ministers from Iran and Iraq, the two countries that pose the biggest obstacle to a …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 10:06 A.M.
Dakota Access pipeline decision unlikely until early 2017
Court documents indicate a federal judge likely won’t decide until early next year whether to give the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline permission to finish the $3.8 billion …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 8:25 A.M.
U.S. cancels energy leases in sacred area near Glacier National Park
U.S. officials canceled 15 oil and gas leases on Wednesday in an area bordering Glacier National Park that’s considered sacred to the Blackfoot tribes of the U.S. and Canada.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 7:08 A.M.
Vast field of recoverable oil, natural gas found in Texas
The U.S. Geological Survey says it has discovered in West Texas one of the largest reserves of recoverable oil in the agency’s history.
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 3:57 P.M.
Dakota pipeline company seeks court permission to proceed with plan
The company building a $3.8 billion oil pipeline sought a federal judge’s permission Tuesday to circumvent President Barack Obama’s administration and move ahead with a disputed section of the project …
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 1:19 P.M.
Army Corps’ latest Dakota oil pipeline delay purely political, company says
The Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to further delay construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline so that it can continue studying the issue and gather more input from the …
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 8:16 A.M.
Kuwait to supply Egypt with 2 million barrels of oil a month
Egypt’s state news agency says Kuwait has agreed to supply Egypt with 2 million barrels of crude per month, starting in January.
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 3:44 P.M.
Army Corps wants more study on Dakota Access oil pipeline
The Army Corps of Engineers on Monday said it has finished a review of the disputed Dakota Access pipeline but wants more study and tribal input before deciding whether to …
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 2:16 P.M.
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau clears path to approve Kinder Morgan pipeline
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has set the table for Canada to approve Kinder Morgan Inc.’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion by announcing environmental measures aimed at placating opposition to the project.
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 8:02 A.M.
Portland considers ban on new fossil fuel terminals
The Portland City Council is considering banning new major fossil fuel storage facilities in the city.
FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016, 11:27 A.M.
Dozens of pipeline protesters arrested in latest skirmish
Law officers arrested about three dozen Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters in a confrontation that also shut down a state highway.
FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016, 10:29 A.M.
Energy company drops plans for coal dock on Columbia River
An energy company has scrapped plans to build a coal dock on the Columbia River in eastern Oregon.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 10:57 P.M.
Trump victory reverses U.S. energy and environmental priorities
Donald Trump comes into office with a plan to toss out most of what President Barack Obama achieved on energy and the environment.
TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2016, 9:05 A.M.
After sanctions, Iran signs preliminary oil deal with Total
Iran has signed a preliminary $4.8 billion agreement with the French oil company Total – Tehran’s first such deal after the nuclear accord with world powers removed international sanctions that …