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Oil and Gas Coal and Consumable Fuels

  • Coal smoke and steam vapor pour out of a power plant in Shippingport, Pennsylvania.

    When President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to sweep away Obama-era climate change regulations, he said it would end America's "war on coal."

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, April 5- The vast steel sectors of China, Japan and South Korea are bracing for surging coking coal prices after Cyclone Debbie wreaked havoc across the main mining areas of top producer Australia, but their worst fears may not be realized. Cyclone Debbie hit the northeastern state of Queensland last week as a Category Four storm, the...

  • WASHINGTON/ LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, April 5- When President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to sweep away Obama-era climate change regulations, he said it would end America's "war on coal," usher in a new era of energy production and put miners back to work. Reuters surveyed 32 utilities with operations in the 26 states that sued former President...

  • A barge loaded with Illinois Basin coal sits in the Ohio River on April 3, 2017 at Cairo, Illinois.

    China, the world's biggest coking coal importer, is scrambling to cover Australian supply disruptions.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, April 4- A shutdown at the Syncrude oil sands facility in northern Alberta has curbed output from ConocoPhillips' Surmont plant, the U.S. company said on Tuesday, as the shortage helped push heavy Canadian crude prices to the narrowest discount in nearly two years. Canada produces around 4 million bpd and exports about 3.1 million bpd, almost...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, April 4- A production shutdown at the Syncrude oil sands facility in northern Alberta has impacted output from ConocoPhillips' Surmont thermal plant, helping push heavy Canadian crude prices to their narrowest discount in nearly two years. Western Canada Select heavy blend crude for May delivery last traded at $10.20 per day below the West...

  • CHICAGO, April 4- U.S. coal miner Peabody Energy Corp returned to the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday after emerging from a year-long $8 billion Chapter 11 bankruptcy with far less debt and an industry champion in the White House. Shares in Peabody, the world's largest private-sector coal producer, were trading at $29.80 in late morning, down from an opening...

  • April 3- U.S. coal miner Peabody Energy Corp said it had emerged from Chapter 11 protection and was expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday under the ticker symbol BTU. The largest U.S. coal producer filed for bankruptcy protection in April 2016, after a sharp drop in coal prices left it unable to service debt of $10.1 billion.

  • *Queensland a major exporter of steelmaking coking coal. Four people have died in floods in Queensland and New South Wales states, with another three missing. Coal hauler Aurizon Holdings said on Monday it would take up to five weeks to repair parts of its network of rail lines that connects mines to ports in Queensland, with alternative routes being considered...

  • *Queensland a major exporter of steelmaking coking coal. Four people have died in floods in Queensland and New South Wales states, with another three missing. Coal hauler Aurizon Holdings said on Monday it would take up to five weeks to repair parts of its network of rail lines that connects mines to ports in Queensland, with alternative routes being considered...

  • Four people have died in the accompanying floods in the eastern states of Queensland and New South Wales, with police still looking for another three people. Coal hauler Aurizon Holdings said on Monday it would take up to five weeks to repair parts of its network of rail lines that connect mines to ports in Queensland, with alternative routes being considered...

  • SYDNEY, March 31- A devastating cyclone that pummeled Australia's northeast this week is likely to have a dampening effect on the country's economy with coal production, exports and construction activity taking a hit. While a more concrete picture of the damage from Cyclone Debbie will be clearer in coming weeks, economists say Australia's first quarter...

  • Coal smoke and steam vapor pour out of a power plant in Shippingport, Pennsylvania.

    President Trump's attempt to kill environmental rules won't improve demand for coal at power plants, Shell Chairman Chad Holliday said.

  • Coal mining in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

    EPA chief Scott Pruitt blames regulations for the coal's industry's decline and downplays market forces.

  • We respect other countries' energy policies: Russian energy minister

    CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports from the International Arctic Forum, with comments from Alexander Novak, Russian energy minister.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, March 29- ConocoPhillips on Wednesday agreed to sell oil sands and western Canadian natural gas assets to Cenovus Energy Inc for C $17.7 billion, making it the latest international oil major to pull back from a region where high costs and low crude prices have made it hard for large companies to make an acceptable return. For Calgary- based...

  • WASHINGTON, March 29- A Native American tribe in Montana and a coalition of conservation groups sued the Trump administration on Wednesday for lifting a moratorium on coal leases on public land without consulting tribal leaders and conducting a full environmental review. "It is alarming and unacceptable for the United States, which has a solemn obligation as...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, March 29- ConocoPhillips on Wednesday agreed to sell oil sands and western Canadian natural gas assets to Cenovus Energy Inc for C $17.7 billion, making it the latest international oil major to pull back from the region. For Calgary- based Cenovus, among Canada's largest producers, the deal doubles its production to 588,000 barrels of oil...

  • WASHINGTON, March 29- The U.S. Interior Department said on Wednesday that it would form a new committee to review royalty rates collected from oil and gas drilling, coal mining and renewable energy production on federal lands to ensure taxpayers receive their full value. In January 2016, the administration of former Democratic President Barack Obama began a...

  • WASHINGTON, March 29- The U.S. Interior Department said on Wednesday that it would form a new committee to review royalty rates collected from oil and gas drilling and coal mining on federal lands to ensure taxpayers receive their full value. In January 2016, the administration of former Democratic President Barack Obama began a multiyear review of the federal...