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  • NEW YORK, Dec 6- Philadelphia Energy Solutions Chief Executive Phil Rinaldi said he plans to retire in March, forcing the company to find a new leader as it responds to an industrywide downturn that has hit the U.S. East Coast the hardest. Carlyle Group spokesman Christopher Ullman said the firm had already begun looking for a new CEO. He quickly became the region's...

  • WASHINGTON/ CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 6- The company building the Dakota Access Pipeline turned to a federal judge late on Monday for a permit to finish the job after the federal government ruled against the controversial pipeline. The Army Corps knows whether or not it has granted an easement across federal property. The Army Corps has wide discretion in this issue, "...

  • OTTAWA, Dec 6- Canada's natural resources minister on Tuesday apologized for remarks he made about anti-oil pipeline protests that some people interpreted as a threat to use troops against demonstrators. Jim Carr, speaking after Ottawa approved Kinder Morgan Inc's plans to build a crude pipeline, said last Thursday that in case of violent protests the...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 6- The chief executive of Philadelphia Energy Solutions, Phil Rinaldi, told employees in a memo on Tuesday that he plans to retire in March, raising questions about the future of the region's largest and oldest refinery. Rinaldi, 70, has been CEO of the privately held company since 2010, when The Carlyle Group and Sunoco formed a joint venture to buy...

  • OTTAWA, Dec 6- Canada's natural resources minister on Tuesday said he was sorry for remarks he made about anti-oil pipeline protests that some people interpreted as a threat to use troops against demonstrators. Opposition legislators accused Carr, a member of the Liberal Party government, of using reckless and incendiary language. Environmental and...

  • HOUSTON, Dec 6- As oil prices recover and U.S. shale production picks up, energy companies that had planned to ship crude on the Dakota Access Pipeline will turn to rail, a transport method that poses its own risks to the environment and local communities. Sunday's decision by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deny Energy Transfer Partners an easement to complete the...

  • HOUSTON, Dec 6- As oil prices recover and U.S. shale production picks up, energy companies that had planned to ship crude on the Dakota Access Pipeline will turn to rail, a transport method that poses its own risks to the environment and local communities. Sunday's decision by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deny Energy Transfer Partners an easement to complete the...

  • Dec 6- Wells Fargo& Co will see a near term profit hit because of the sharp rise in interest rates, Chief Executive Officer Tim Sloan said on Tuesday. Wells Fargo shares are up some 23 percent over the same period. While Sloan did not specify the size of the hedging losses, he pointed for comparison to a $379 million first quarter hedging gain because of interest rates...

  • *Sioux leader asks protesters to go home. CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 5- A Native American leader asked thousands of protesters to return home after the federal government ruled against a controversial pipeline, despite the prospect of President-elect Donald Trump reversing the decision after he takes office. A coalition of Native American groups,...

  • Fireworks fill the night sky above Oceti Sakowin Camp as activists celebrate after learning an easement had been denied for the Dakota Access Pipeline near the edge of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation on December 4, 2016 outside Cannon Ball, North Dakota.

    The Dallas-based company financing the $3.7 billion project does not look to be backing down, reports NBC News.

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 5- Thousands of protesters in North Dakota celebrated the federal government's ruling against a controversial pipeline but girded for a protracted struggle as President-elect Donald Trump's transition team said on Monday it supports the project and would review it after he takes office. Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 5- Thousands of protesters in North Dakota celebrated the federal government's ruling against a controversial pipeline project but girded for a protracted struggle as president-elect Donald Trump's transition team said on Monday it supports the project and would review it after he takes office. Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave...

  • FORT YATES, N.D. Dec 5- Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault said Monday that non- Sioux protesters can leave the North Dakota protest camp after the government ruled in their favor in a controversial pipeline project adjacent to their lands. Their presence will only cause the environment to be unsafe, "he said of the non- Sioux protesters, adding that he...

  • STANDING ROCK SIOUX CHAIRMAN DAVE ARCHAMBAULT SAYS WITH PIPELINE DECISION MADE, NON- SIOUX PROTESTERS, LAW ENFORCEMENT SHOULD LEAVE NORTH DAKOTA PIPELINE PROTEST AREA- INTERVIEW.

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 5- Thousands of protesters in North Dakota celebrated the federal government's ruling against a controversial pipeline project but girded for a protracted struggle as president-elect Donald Trump's transition team said on Monday it supports the project and would review it after he takes office. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 5- President-elect Donald Trump supports the construction of a pipeline in North Dakota, his spokesman said on Monday when asked about the government's ruling against the controversial project.

  • TRUMP SUPPORTS CONSTRUCTION OF NORTH DAKOTA PIPELINE, WILL REVIEW ONCE IN OFFICE- TRANSITION TEAM.

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 5- Thousands of protesters in North Dakota celebrated after the federal government ruled against a controversial pipeline project but were mindful the fight is not over, as the company building the line said it had no plans for re-routing the pipe. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on Sunday it rejected an application to allow the Dakota...

  • President-elect Donald Trump said on Monday he would nominate retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, a presidential rival-turned-supporter to serve as Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary. *Jon Huntsman, former Republican Utah governor and ambassador to China under President Barack Obama, ran for 2012 Republican presidential nomination in...

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