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  • TransCanada is behind the Energy East Pipeline project, a 4,600- kilometer pipeline, or nearly 3,000 miles, that would carry crude oil from tar sands in Western Canada to the East Coast, where it would then be shipped to refineries along the Texas Gulf Coast. Plans call for converting a natural gas line for part of the route and then building a new pipeline to...

  • BEIJING, July 26- China's top steelmaking province Hebei plans to cut more than 31 million tonnes of combined iron and steel production capacity in 2016, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday. Xinhua said the province planned to cut iron making capacity by 17.26 million tonnes, and reduce 14.22 million tonnes of steel making capacity by the end of...

  • A Union Pacific employee closes the entry door on a rail car at the company's facility at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, California.

    Union Pacific stocks dropped more than 2 percent after reporting a 12 percent decline in operating revenue for its second quarter.

  • Union Pacific: Bullish on coal

    Union Pacific CEO Lance Fritz, discusses freight volume levels, and his confidence in coal's "place in electricity generation long-term."

  • What is Trump's energy policy?

    Donald Hoffman, EXCEL Services Corp. CEO, discusses Donald Trump's position on coal and energy policies.

  • SYDNEY, July 20- BHP Billiton said it aims to boost its iron ore output by up to seven percent this year as it works its existing mines harder, after narrowly missing its target for fiscal 2016 due to the Samarco disaster in Brazil. Production for the current financial year to end-June 2017 is forecast to increase to between 265 million tonnes and 275 million tonnes,...

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Federal regulators have announced that nearly all dust samples from the nation's coal mines were in compliance with limits that were newly toughened to cut miners' exposure to particles that can cause deadly black lung disease. Citing a Monday announcement from Joseph Main, the head of the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration, the...

  • The federal government has already spent $100 million to address abandoned mines on Navajo lands and a separate settlement reached with DOJ last year was worth more than $13 million. "Addressing the legacy of uranium mining on Navajo lands reflects the commitment of the Justice Department and the Obama administration to fairly and honorably resolve the...

  • Trump & energy production in America

    "The people I talk to are worried about the future of America," explains Trump campaign supporter and Continental Resources Director John McNabb, from the Republican National Convention.

  • Crude prices fell more than 1 percent in the previous session after concerns about potential supply disruptions eased in the wake of Friday's attempted coup in Turkey. U.S. crude, known as West Texas Intermediate, slipped 13 cents to $45.11 a barrel as of 0021 GMT after settling down 71 cents, or about 1.6 percent, in the previous session. "Oil prices fell as concerns...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK July 15- Republican Donald Trump's selection of Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate cheered the U.S. energy industry and dismayed green advocates, with both sides citing Pence's support for coal mining and defiance of President Barack Obama's climate-change agenda. "Governor Pence has been a vocal opponent of the...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK July 15- Republican Donald Trump's expected selection of Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate cheered the U.S. energy industry and dismayed green advocates, with both sides citing Pence's support for coal mining and defiance of President Barack Obama's climate-change agenda. "Governor Pence has been a vocal opponent of the...

  • BEIJING, July 15- China's provinces are pushing back against Beijing's efforts to restrict credit to loss-making enterprises with excess capacity, and are enlisting the support of local bankers to keep financing the targeted sectors, such as steel and coal. As part of China's economic efficiency goals, the State Council earlier this year set capacity...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK July 14- Republican Donald Trump's expected selection of Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate cheered the U.S. energy industry and dismayed green advocates on Thursday, with both sides citing Pence's support for coal mining and defiance of President Barack Obama's climate-change agenda. "Governor Pence has been a vocal...

  • LONDON, July 14- A rally in thermal coal prices over the past few months, after years of decline, should continue into next year but a cloud still hangs over the market in the form of weakening global demand due to more clean energy and increased energy efficiency. China, the world's biggest coal producer, is restricting output to reduce a supply glut, lowering output...

  • LONDON, July 14- A rally in thermal coal prices over the past few months, after years of decline, should continue into next year but a cloud still hangs over the market in the form of weakening global demand due to more clean energy and increased energy efficiency. China, the world's biggest coal producer, is restricting output to reduce a supply glut, lowering output...

  • LONDON, July 13- Britain's shale gas industry could get a helping hand from a falling pound and a supportive new prime minister just as it is gearing up for its first production this year, after facing economic and political challenges that slowed its start. After setbacks including a temporary ban in 2011 on the hydraulic fracturing- or "fracking"- technology used...

  • Southern Co., Kinder Morgan agree to pipe venture

    Thomas Fanning, Southern Company Chairman, President & CEO, discusses the pipe venture between Southern Company and Kinder Morgan and possible technology that has promise for responsible coal combustion.

  • LONDON, July 11- Oil fell on Monday over signs that U.S. shale drillers have adapted to lower prices and on renewed indications of economic weakness in Asia where refiners are already trimming crude runs. Brent crude was trading at $46.43 per barrel at 1205 GMT, down 33 cents from its last settlement. Iran set the official selling price of its light grade for Asia at...

  • LONDON, July 11- Oil fell on Monday over signs that U.S. shale drillers have adapted to lower prices and on renewed indications of economic weakness in Asia where refiners are already trimming crude runs. Brent crude was trading at $46.26 per barrel at 0942 GMT, down 50 cents from its last settlement. Iran set the official selling price of its light grade for Asia at...