Tag: Energy

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.

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Jerry Brown Criticized for Big Oil Donors

Pay-for-play accusations are being levied against longtime California governor Jerry Brown in a new report from Consumer Watchdog that details $9.8 million paid in contributions to Brown’s political and other initiatives, many of which occurred in close succession with policy moves favorable to the 26 energy companies that donated.

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Saudi Arabia Looks To Destroy Western Energy Independence

The UK edition of the Business Insider reports today: There is proof that Saudi Arabia is more interested in trying to kill competition in the oil industry at the expense of cratering oil prices — its oil production just hit

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 8: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers an economic policy address detailing his economic plan at the Detroit Economic Club August 8, 2016 in Detroit Michigan.

Energy Expert Praises Trump’s Economic Plan: ‘Surest Path to Job Creation’

“The manner in which energy is developed and unitized, in just endless different ways in our economy, can provide an extraordinary stimulus to economic growth,” explained Hartnett-White, who is currently a fellow and director of the Armstrong Center for Energy & the Environment at the Texas Public Policy Institute. “The surest path to job creation in my judgment is through taking advantage of the energy.”

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Report: 3 Reasons Oil is Headed for $80

A new, leading industrial report is bullish on the prospects of the price of oil reaching $80 per barrel by 2017. Unexpectedly deep supply curtailments and an inability to quickly scale up domestic production are to be leading drivers for the recovery.

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California to Close Last Nuclear Power Plant by 2025

The Pacific Gas and Electric Company, joined by labor and environmental interests, announced that it will close the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant by 2025 — long before the end of its useful life, and despite ongoing state power shortages.

For the Rich, Green Greed Is Good: From the Enclosure Acts to Eminent Domain

Stephen Moore: EPA Passing ‘Regulations Intentionally Designed to Shut Down Our Domestic Energy Industry’

“It’s not that complicated” to reinvigorate the American economy and fuel a game-changing economic revolution through energy policy, author Stephen Moore told Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon while discussing his latest book, Fueling Freedom: Exposing the Mad War on Energy, written with Kathleen Hartnett White. “All we really have to do is get the government out of the way.”