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Oil and Gas Coal and Consumable Fuels

  • "You know our nation can't run on pixie dust and hope, and the last eight years showed that," Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said before Trump signed the executive order on a stage at the Environmental Protection Agency lined with coal miners. "These initiatives prevent things from getting worse for coal, but they won't help much," said Charles Dayton, vice president...

  • "You know our nation can't run on pixie dust and hope, and the last eight years showed that," Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said before Trump signed the executive order on a stage at the Environmental Protection Agency lined with coal miners. "These initiatives prevent things from getting worse for coal, but they won't help much," said Charles Dayton, vice president...

  • Can coal see a comeback?

    Debating coal stocks following President Trump's new energy executive order with Carl Larry of Oil Outlooks and Opinions with the bull position, and Kyle Cooper of IAF Advisors with the bear position.

  • Scott Pruitt

    The Environmental Protection Agency will take a less aggressive approach to carbon dioxide emissions than in the past, Scott Pruitt said on Tuesday.

  • EPA head Pruitt: Focus should be fuel efficiency on cars Americans want to buy

    Scott Pruitt, EPA Administrator, discusses future plans of the EPA.

  • EPA head Pruitt: We are not picking winners

    Scott Pruitt, EPA Administrator, discusses President Trump's environmental rollback and the future of the coal industry.

  • Energy Hunter Resources CEO: The coal industry is having to compete with natural gas

    Gary Evans, Energy Hunter Resources CEO, weighs in on the coal industry and natural gas.

  • Trump will sign a decree on Tuesday to reverse former President Barack Obama's 2016 ban on new federal coal leases, part of a wide-ranging executive order to sweep away green regulations his administration says have hobbled the drilling and mining industries. "When we evaluate energy, let's look at the social cost of not having a job," Trumps Interior Secretary...

  • Aerial view of coal-fired power plant in West Virginia.

    The president's rollback of a rule to cut planet-warming emissions from power plants will be lengthy process and face legal obstacles.

  • HOUSTON, March 28- A small group of U.S. oil producers has been trying to exploit advances in DNA science to wring more crude from shale rock, as the domestic energy industry keeps pushing relentlessly to cut costs and compete with the world's top exporters. Shale producers have slashed production costs as much as 50 percent over two years, waging a price war with...

  • MOSCOW, March 24- Russia's gold and foreign exchange reserves will increase by $23 billion this year, Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina told a briefing on Friday. She said that capital outflows from Russia were expected to remain low. Nabiullina also said that the central bank expected rising shale oil production in the United States to put downward...

  • *OPEC cuts began on Jan. 1 but stockpiles still climbing. OPEC has broadly met its commitments to reduce output, but non- OPEC producers have yet to fully deliver on pledged cuts and U.S. shale oil producers have been pumping more oil after crude prices recovered from last year's drop below $30. Oil ministers from OPEC and some non- OPEC states meet on Sunday in Kuwait,...

  • *OPEC cuts began on Jan. 1 but stockpiles still climbing. OPEC has broadly met its commitments to reduce output, but non- OPEC producers have yet to fully deliver on pledged cuts and U.S. shale oil producers have been pumping more oil after crude prices recovered from last year's drop below $30. Oil ministers from OPEC and some non- OPEC states meet on Sunday in Kuwait,...

  • *OPEC cuts began on Jan. 1 but stockpiles still climbing. OPEC has broadly met its commitments to reduce output, but non- OPEC producers have yet to fully deliver on pledged cuts and U.S. shale oil producers have been pumping more oil after crude prices recovered from last year's drop below $30. Oil ministers from OPEC and some non- OPEC states meet on Sunday in Kuwait,...

  • JAKARTA/ SINGAPORE, March 22- Indonesia is cracking down on corruption and widespread graft at some of its top coal export hubs, disrupting shipments to destinations across Asia. Police initially raided four port facilities, including the Samudra Sejahtera Stevedores Cooperative office, a Transportation Ministry statement said, based on allegations of "...

  • JAKARTA/ SINGAPORE, March 22- Indonesia is cracking down on corruption and widespread graft at some of its top coal export hubs, disrupting shipments to destinations across Asia. Police initially raided four port facilities, including the Samudra Sejahtera Stevedores Cooperative office, a statement from the Transportation Ministry said, based on...

  • BEIJING, March 22- China's top power groups are lobbying the local government in the western region of Ningxia to require their main thermal coal supplier to cut prices as they are bleeding cash due to surging coal costs and falling power prices, two sources said. Seven of China's largest electricity generators including the Ningxia subdivision of China...

  • BEIJING, March 22- China's top power groups are lobbying the local government in the western province of Ningxia to force their main supplier of thermal coal to cut prices as they are bleeding cash due to surging coal costs and falling power prices, two sources said. Seven of China's largest electricity generators including the Ningxia subdivision of China...

  • LONDON, March 22- Construction of new coal plants fell sharply last year due to a clampdown on projects in China and less finance available in India, a report by three environmental groups said on Wednesday. By January this year, there was 570 gigawatts of coal power capacity in the pre-construction planning stage, down from 1,090 GW in January 2016, said the report...

  • NEW YORK, March 20- Electricity company Dayton Power& Light said on Monday it would shut down two coal-fired power plants in southern Ohio next year for economic reasons, a setback for the ailing coal industry but a victory for environmental activists. The closure follows negotiations between Dayton Power& Light, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio and...