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  • MONACA, Pa./ WASHINGTON, Aug 13- President Donald Trump told workers on Tuesday at a $6 billion petrochemicals plant being built in western Pennsylvania that more big U.S. energy projects were coming as his administration rolls back environmental regulations. Trump won Pennsylvania in that election by less than 1 percentage point, and he has visited the state...

  • HOUSTON, Aug 7- Oil prices tumbled more than 4% on Wednesday to a seven-month low, extending recent heavy losses following a surprise build in U.S. crude stockpiles and fears that demand will shrink due to Washington's escalating trade war with Beijing. Brent crude futures were down $2.52, or 4.3%, at $56.42 a barrel by 11:57 a.m. CDT, setting a seven-month low.

  • LONDON, Aug 7- Oil prices fell further on Wednesday, extending recent heavy losses as deepening U.S.- China trade tensions weighed on the outlook for the global economy and energy demand. Brent crude futures were down $1.04, or 1.75%, at $57.90 a barrel by 1251 GMT, setting a fresh seven-month low. "The market continues to grow more uncertain about the demand outlook...

  • LONDON, Aug 7- Oil prices fell further on Wednesday, extending recent heavy losses as deepening U.S.- China trade tensions weighed on the outlook for the global economy and energy demand. Brent crude futures were down 70 cents, or 1.2%, at $58.26 a barrel by 1205 GMT, setting a fresh seven-month low. "The market continues to grow more uncertain about the demand...

  • LONDON, Aug 7- Oil prices fell further on Wednesday, extending recent heavy losses as deepening U.S.- China trade tensions weighed on the outlook for the global economy and energy demand. Brent crude futures were down 40 cents or nearly 0.7% at $58.54 a barrel by 1025 GMT, setting a fresh seven-month low. "The market continues to grow more uncertain about the demand...

  • LONDON, Aug 7- Oil prices slipped further on Wednesday, extending recent heavy losses as deepening Sino-U.S. trade tensions weighed on the outlook for the global economy and energy demand. Brent crude futures were down 11 cents, or nearly 2%, at 0823 GMT to set a fresh seven-month low. "The market continues to grow more uncertain about the demand outlook given the...

  • SEOUL, Aug 7- Oil prices steadied on Wednesday after falling at the start of the session, with the potential for damage to the global economy and fuel demand from the intensifying Sino-U.S. trade dispute continuing to cast a shadow over the market. International benchmark Brent crude futures were at $58.97 a barrel by 0221 GMT, up 3 cents, or 0.05%, from their...

  • Tensions have risen between Iran and the West since last year, when the United States pulled out of an international agreement that curbed the Islamic Republics nuclear programme in return for an easing of economic sanctions on Iran. Fuelling fears of a Middle East war with global repercussions, Iran's Revolutionary Guards seized British tanker Stena...

  • Secretary of Energy, Rick Perry speaking at the 2019 CERAWeek conference in Houston, TX on March 11, 2019.

    "The climate is changing. Are we part of the reason? Yeah, it is. I'll let people debate on who's the bigger problem here," says Perry.

  • JERUSALEM, July 22- The rise in new suppliers of oil and gas has reduced the ability of Iran to influence global oil markets, U.S. Perry was in Israel to meet his Israeli counterpart, Yuval Steinitz, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a variety of issues and will head to Egypt later this week for a natural gas forum to discuss international energy cooperation.

  • WASHINGTON, July 10- European Union member states should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts in the coming months, a senior German official said late on Tuesday, following meetings with U.S. officials and lawmakers in Washington. Peter Beyer, a German lawmaker and Germany's transatlantic coordinator, said there was continued U.S. interest in dialogue with...

  • President Donald Trump boasted about his administration's environmental record on Monday, saying America can lead the world in fighting pollution at the same time it is promoting fossil fuels, in a speech green groups derided as "utter fantasy." Trump made the speech at the White House alongside Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, Energy Secretary Rick Perry,...

  • US President Donald Trump and Poland's President Andrzej Duda meet in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on June 12, 2019.

    The U.S. opposes Nord Stream 2, arguing the pipeline would allow Moscow to bypass Ukraine and use energy as a weapon against its neighbors.

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- Polish Oil and Gas Company signed an agreement on Wednesday with U.S. company Venture Global LNG to buy 1.5 million metric tons of liquefied natural gas per year, as the country seeks alternative supplies of gas than Russia. It is seeking to offer Europe alternative sources of gas to fuel sent via pipeline from Russia, which is generally...

  • LJUBLJANA, June 5- U.S. prices of liquefied natural gas being shipped to Europe will remain competitive with Russian piped gas prices over the long term, U.S. energy secretary Rick Perry said on Wednesday. Perry also said the United States continued to have the option of imposing sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project from Russia to Europe, but declined to...

  • KIEV, May 21- United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a loan from international financial institutions was an option to help Ukraine meet its winter fuel needs, an embassy statement said. Perry was on a visit to Ukraine to represent the United States for the inauguration of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and had given a press conference.

  • The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project has come under fire from the United States and several eastern European, Nordic and Baltic Sea countries which fear it will increase the European Union's reliance on Russian gas. "The opposition to Nord Stream 2 is still very much alive and well in the United States," Perry told a briefing on a visit to Kiev for the inauguration...

  • *U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela keep supply tight. NEW YORK, May 7- Oil prices slipped nearly 2% on Tuesday, on track to fall to their lowest closing levels in over a month, as renewed doubts over a U.S.- China trade deal stoked concerns over global growth and on expectations that U.S. crude stockpiles could hit fresh 19- month highs. "WTI has been beaten down...

  • *U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela keep supply tight. LONDON, May 7- Oil prices fell on Tuesday as renewed doubts over U.S.- China trade talks stoked concerns over global growth, but U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela tightened supply and helped stem losses. "An escalation in the U.S.- China trade war has brought oil prices under renewed pressure," said...

  • Secretary of Energy, Rick Perry speaking at the 2019 CERAWeek conference in Houston, TX on March 11, 2019.

    President Trump signals the U.S. won't stand for Tehran's "support of terrorism" and threats to restart its nuclear program, Energy Secretary Rick Perry tells CNBC.