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  • *OPEC could agree first output cut in nearly a decade. *Asia, no. 1 oil user region, already imports non- OPEC oil. As they gather, tanker shipments to Asia from non- OPEC sources like Alaska, Azerbaijan, and the North Sea are growing, according to shipping data in Thomson Reuters Eikon.

  • *OPEC could agree first output cut in nearly a decade. *Asia, no. 1 oil user region, already imports non- OPEC oil. As they gather, tanker shipments to Asia from non- OPEC sources like Alaska, Azerbaijan, and the North Sea are growing, according to shipping data in Thomson Reuters Eikon.

  • Nov 21- President-elect Donald Trump, working to fill administration positions ahead of his inauguration on Jan. 20, was scheduled to hold talks in New York on Monday with former Texas Governor Rick Perry, who is being considered for Cabinet posts including defense, energy and veterans affairs. Trump met with aides and contenders for top U.S. posts over the...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 19- President-elect Donald Trump held talks on Saturday with 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, a meeting between famous foes fueling speculation that Romney could be in line to be the new U.S. secretary of state. On Friday it was announced that Trump had chosen Republican Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, retired...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 19- President-elect Donald Trump held talks on Saturday with 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, a meeting between famous foes fueling speculation that Romney could be in line to be the new U.S. secretary of state. On Friday it was announced that Trump had chosen Republican Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, retired...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 19- President-elect Donald Trump held talks on Saturday with 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, a meeting between famous foes fueling speculation that Romney could be in line to be the new U.S. secretary of state. On Friday it was announced that Trump had chosen Republican Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, retired...

  • President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet have emerged, including former CIA chief and retired General David Petraeus as a potential defense secretary, according to a Wall Street Journal report. On Friday it was announced that Trump had chosen Republican Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn to be national...

  • President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet have emerged, including former CIA chief and retired General David Petraeus as a potential defense secretary, according to a Wall Street Journal report. On Friday it was announced that Trump had chosen Republican Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn to be national...

  • President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet have emerged, including former CIA chief and retired General David Petraeus as a potential defense secretary, according to a Wall Street Journal report. On Friday it was announced that Trump had chosen Republican Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn to be national...

  • The Department of the Interior released a 2017 to 2022 leasing plan that blocked drilling in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas off northern Alaska. It also limited petroleum development in the Cook Inlet off south-central Alaska. President Barack Obama, who last year became the first sitting president to cross the Arctic Circle, has made fighting climate change...

  • Oil rig afloat on the waters in Alaska

    The Obama administration on Friday blocked the sale of new permits to drill oil and gas in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas off Alaska.

  • in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas off Alaska, in a win for environmental groups that had fought against development in the fragile region. In releasing the 2017-2022 plan, the Department of the Interior also limited leasing in the Cook Inlet off Alaska. Environmental activists have battled drilling in Alaska to protect wildlife, such as whales and walruses, and...

  • OBAMA ADMINISTRATION BARS SALE OF NEW PERMITS TO DRILL OIL, GAS OFFSHORE ALASKA IN FIVE-YEAR PLAN.

  • By law, Congress can vote to disapprove of regulations within 60 legislative days of them becoming final. Because of the congressional calendar and other technicalities, regulations made final as far back as mid-May 2016 may be open for rollback once Republican President-elect Donald Trump takes office. Aircraft emissions: The EPA in July issued a...

  • By law, Congress can vote to disapprove of regulations within 60 legislative days of them becoming final. Because of the congressional calendar and other technicalities, regulations made final as far back as mid-May 2016 may be open for rollback once Republican President-elect Donald Trump takes office. Aircraft emissions: The EPA in July issued a...

  • By law, Congress can vote to disapprove of regulations within 60 legislative days of them becoming final. Because of the congressional calendar and other technicalities, regulations made final as far back as mid-May 2016 may be open for rollback once Republican President-elect Donald Trump takes office. Aircraft emissions: The EPA in July issued a...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 17- The earth is on track for its warmest year on record after October temperatures equaled the third-warmest for the month ever, a U.S. government agency said on Thursday. October globally was 1.31 Fahrenheit above the 20th century average of 57.1 F and tying it with 2003 as the third-warmest October on record, the National Oceanic and...

  • Senator Ted Cruz as a potential attorney general and North Carolina Governor Nikki Haley as secretary of state, as he works to fill administration positions ahead of his inauguration on Jan. 20. Trump said on Sunday he would hire Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff and named Stephen Bannon, former head of the...

  • Senator Ted Cruz as a potential attorney general and North Carolina Governor Nikki Haley as secretary of state, as he works to fill administration positions ahead of his inauguration on Jan. 20. Trump said on Sunday he would hire Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff and named Stephen Bannon, former head of the...

  • Senator Ted Cruz as a potential attorney general and North Carolina Governor Nikki Haley as secretary of state, as he works to fill administration positions ahead of his inauguration on Jan. 20. Trump said on Sunday he would hire Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff and named Stephen Bannon, former head of the...