Tag: Energy

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Pollak: Democrats Opposed Every Policy Boosting the Economy

Former President Barack Obama tried to claim credit for President Donald Trump’s economic success. Obama admitted that the U.S. economy was “great,” but mocked Republicans for calling it a “miracle” after trashing his own economic policies.

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American Media Ask Trump-Putin About Mueller, not Foreign Policy

American journalists at the joint press conference between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, on Monday focused all of their questions on allegations of collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign.

NATO Summit In Brussels - Day Two BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - JULY 12: U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to speak to the media at a press conference on the second day of the 2018 NATO Summit on July 12, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. Leaders from NATO member and partner states are …

Trump: NATO Now ‘Stronger’ Ahead of Putin Summit

President Donald Trump rebuffed a reporter during Thursday morning’s press conference at the NATO summit, declaring NATO “stronger” after Trump’s push for countries to meet their spending commitments before his Monday meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

FILE - In this July 20, 2013, file photo, an ethanol plant stands next to a cornfield near Nevada, Iowa. The Obama administration has failed to study as legally required the impact of requiring ethanol in gasoline and ensuring that new regulations intended to address one problem do not actually …

Exclusive — Jim Talent: A Trump Promise on Biofuels

President Trump recently pulled the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) back from an obvious blunder, and the reactions have been fascinating. The agency had been considering an oil industry request to roll back competition from U.S. biofuels, but the White House sided with rural communities, where renewable fuels are produced from farm-crops or agricultural waste.

OPEC countries are complying with a landmark deal to reduce a worldwide glut in oil, the International Energy Agency says

Blackwell: Energy Security Means Putting America First

Every year, the United States spends $67.5 billion to ensure the worldwide free flow of oil. Often produced in unstable parts of the world and shipped through insecure chokepoints, the U.S. military works to make sure crude oil from other countries makes it safely onto the global market. Yet while this global oil market benefits some nations, its volatility threatens the American economy and undermines U.S. national security.

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Ted Cruz’s Approval Rate Rises After Trump Endorsement

A recent poll in Texas shows that 45 percent of likely voters say they have a “favorable” opinion of Senator Ted Cruz. Those numbers are up 10 percent after his speech at the GOP convention where he told Republicans to “vote your conscience.”

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during a fundraiser at the Paramount Theater October 14, 2016 in Seattle, Washington.

Hillary: Call For ‘Open Borders’ In Bank Speech Was About Energy

During Wednesday’s third presidential debate, Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stated that her call in a transcript of a speech released by WikiLeaks for “open borders” was her “talking about energy.” Clinton responded to a question

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers remarks to the Shale Insight Conference, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Donald Trump Details ‘America-First’ Energy Plan

Donald Trump detailed his energy plan, which he previously mentioned during his speech on the economy at the Detroit Economic Club in August, on Thursday in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.

The price of oil has nose-dived more than 70 percent from all-time highs of $100 a barrel in mid-2014

Texas AG Leads First Amendment Fight Against Climate Change Inquisition

The Texas Attorney General is leading an 11-state coalition of states’ attorneys general who are fighting to defend the First Amendment against attacks by climate change advocates, including left-of-center counterparts, who have announced they will use their power against those who do not tow the line on climate change.

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Obama Judge Halts New Fracking on Federal Land in California

Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald halted a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) plan to open more than 1,500 square miles of federal land in central California to fracking on Tuesday, saying that more study is needed of the effects on groundwater and endangered species.

The price of oil has nose-dived more than 70 percent from all-time highs of $100 a barrel in mid-2014

Firm to Expand West Texas Energy Exploration with $2.5B Deal

ASSOCIATED PRESS — One of the largest oil producers in the U.S. is purchasing a privately-held New Mexico company and some of its subsidiaries in a $2.5 billion deal that will expand its footprint in major energy-producing basins in the West.

In this handout image provided by Albatross, The Tamar drilling natural gas production platform is seen some 25 kilometers West of the Ashkelon shore in February 2013 in Israel.

Israel Seeks Foreign Investment for Gas Exports

LONDON — Israel’s energy minister laid on the charm as he spoke to a few dozen oil executives, contractors and analysts in a crowded hotel conference room about the country’s natural gas prospects.