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  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- The U.S. Energy Department said on Tuesday it will not comply with a request from President-elect Donald Trump's Energy Department transition team for the names of people who have worked on climate change and the professional society memberships of lab workers. The memo sent to the Energy Department on Tuesday and reviewed by Reuters last...

  • Drilling floorman steadies a section of drill pipe and cleans the connection during natural-gas drilling operations.

    Currie explains on "Power Lunch" that the policy should focus on producing natural gas.

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    Trump's team does want to close departments, but Jake Novak says they better be ready to fight for public support.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- President-elect Donald Trump named the head of Exxon Mobil Corp, Rex Tillerson, as his choice for U.S. secretary of state on Tuesday and won backing from some Republican foreign policy figures ahead of a possible Senate fight over the oilman and his ties to Russia. The Exxon CEO potentially faces difficulties getting confirmed in the...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- The U.S. Energy Department said on Tuesday it will not comply with a request from President-elect Donald Trump's Energy Department transition team for the names of people who have worked on climate change and the professional society memberships of lab workers. The memo sent to the Energy Department on Tuesday and reviewed by Reuters last...

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    Rick Perry holds a board seat for Energy Transfer Partners, whose employees contributed to his 2016 presidential bid.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- President-elect Donald Trump named the head of Exxon Mobil Corp, Rex Tillerson, as his choice for U.S. secretary of state on Tuesday and won backing from some Republican foreign policy figures for the oilman despite his ties to Russia. The Exxon CEO potentially faces a tough fight to be confirmed in the Republican-controlled Senate.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- The U.S. Energy Department said on Tuesday it will not comply with a request from President-elect Donald Trump's Energy Department transition team for the names of people who have worked on climate change and the professional society memberships of lab workers. The memo sent to the Energy Department on Tuesday and reviewed by Reuters last...

  • President-elect Donald Trump has chosen former Texas Governor Rick Perry to head the U.S. Department of Energy, a transition official said, putting him in charge of the agency he proposed eliminating during his bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. All the posts but that of national security adviser, the White House chief of staff, White House...

  • President-elect Donald Trump has chosen former Texas Governor Rick Perry to head the U.S. Department of Energy, a transition official said, putting him in charge of the agency he proposed eliminating during his bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. All the posts but that of national security adviser, the White House chief of staff, White House...

  • President-elect Donald Trump has chosen former Texas Governor Rick Perry to head the U.S. Department of Energy, a transition official said, putting him in charge of the agency he proposed eliminating during his bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. All the posts but that of national security adviser, the White House chief of staff, White House...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- President-elect Donald Trump announced Exxon Mobil Corp Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson as his choice for U.S. secretary of state on Tuesday, despite concerns from lawmakers in both political parties over the oilman's ties to Russia. Some lawmakers raised concerns about Tillerson's relationship with Moscow.

  • Rex Tillerson, CEO of Exxon Mobil.

    Rex Tillerson, Trump's pick for secretary of State, faces questions about his ties with Russia's Vladimir Putin.

  • Tillerson's experience in diplomacy stems from making deals with foreign countries for Exxon, the world's largest energy company, although questions have been raised about his relations with Russia. Trump picked Tillerson, 64, after the Texan was backed by several Republican establishment figures, including former Secretary of State James Baker, former...

  • Tillerson's experience in diplomacy stems from making deals with foreign countries for Exxon, the world's largest energy company, although questions have been raised about the oil executive's relations with Russia. Trump picked Tillerson, 64, after the Texan was backed by several Republican establishment figures, including former Secretary of State...

  • n the grand lobby of Trump international Hotel, (l-r), Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, U.S. Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump, Melania Trump, Tiffany Trump, and Ivanka Trump, cut the ribbon for their latest property, Trump International Hotel - Old Post Office, in Washington, DC on October 26, 2016.

    Trump is seeking to answer questions about how he will separate himself from his far-flung business empire before taking over as president.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- President-elect Donald Trump announced Exxon-Mobil Corp's Rex Tillerson as his choice for secretary of state on Tuesday, praising the business leader as a successful international dealmaker who has led a global operation. Tillerson's experience in diplomacy stems from making deals with foreign countries for the world's largest...

  • Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry leaves after a meeting with US President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower December 12, 2016 in New York.

    Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry once named the Energy Department as an agency he wanted to eliminate.

  • *Mitt Romney, 2012 Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts governor. *Jon Huntsman, former Republican Utah governor and ambassador to China under President Barack Obama, ran for Republican presidential nomination in 2012. *John Bolton, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations under President George W. Bush, foreign policy adviser to 2012...

  • 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...