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  • Energy Secretary Rick Perry recommended Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's administration talk with Daniel Yergin, a Pulitzer Prize winning energy historian, and Carlos Pascual, a former ambassador to Ukraine, on energy reforms, an U.S. Energy Department official said on Monday. Perry also recommended Zelenskiy's administration talk to industry...

  • Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Monday he had no plans to resign now or next month, denying a report that he was expected to announce his resignation in November. Asked about the report in Politico, the U.S. energy secretary told a news conference in Lithuania: "No. "They've been writing the story for at least nine months now.

  • U.S. ENERGY SECRETARY RICK PERRY SAYS IS NOT STEPPING DOWN.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 18- Two Democratic U.S. senators on Wednesday urged Trump administration officials to halt talks with Saudi Arabia on building nuclear reactors after weekend attacks that halved the country's oil output and increased instability in the Middle East. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told reporters on Tuesday at a nuclear power conference in...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 18- Two Democratic U.S. senators on Wednesday urged Trump administration officials to halt talks with Saudi Arabia on building nuclear reactors after weekend attacks that halved the country's oil output and increased instability in the Middle East. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told reporters on Tuesday at a nuclear power conference in...

  • Sept 18- Saudi Arabia's oil minister said on Tuesday the country will restore its lost oil production by the end of September and has used inventories to return supplies to customers to the levels prior to the Saturday attacks that shut down about 5.7 million barrels per day of crude production. Saudi Arabia is the world's biggest oil exporter, normally...

  • President Donald Trump said on Monday that it looked like Iran was responsible for attacks over the weekend on Saudi Arabian oil plants, but he was in no rush to respond and was still trying to find out who was behind the strikes. Iran has denied blame, with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani saying the strike was carried out by "Yemeni people" retaliating to attacks...

  • Secretary of Energy Rick Perry testifies during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, October 12, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry spoke to CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" on Monday following a series of drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, which caused the largest disruption to the world's oil supply in history.

  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry campaigning for Senate Republican candidate and North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis, Oct. 24, 2014, in Smithfield, North Carolina

    Perry says it's too soon to say whether the U.S. will need to use its emergency crude reserves to offset the surge in oil prices.

  • finger at Iran for attack@. *Washington accuses Iran of attack on global economy. DUBAI, Sept 16- An attack on Saudi Arabia that shut 5% of global crude output caused the biggest surge in oil prices since 1991, after U.S. officials blamed Iran and President Donald Trump said Washington was "locked and loaded" to retaliate.

  • Yemen's Iran- aligned Houthis claimed responsibility for the attack that knocked out about 5 million barrels or 5% of global production, but U.S. The Strategic Petroleum Reserve, managed by the Energy Department, is held in heavily-guarded underground caverns on the Texas and Louisiana coasts. Washington in the past has participated in coordinated...

  • *Yemen group says attacks Aramco plants in Abqaiq and Khurais. *U.S. blames Iran for Saudi attacks,' pretend' diplomacy. RIYADH/ DUBAI/ LONDON, Sept 14- Yemen's Iran- aligned Houthi group said it attacked two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry on Saturday, knocking out more than half the Kingdom's output, in a move expected to send oil prices soaring and...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 14- The Trump administration is prepared to tap U.S. emergency oil reserves if necessary after drone attacks shut oil output in Saudi Arabia, the world's largest crude exporter, a Department of Energy spokeswoman said. Energy Secretary Rick Perry "stands ready to deploy resources from the Strategic Petroleum Oil Reserves if necessary to...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 6- At a closed-door meeting at the White House on Aug. 19, President Donald Trump looked increasingly alarmed as his top envoy to China delivered evidence of rising Farm Belt frustration over his biofuel policy along with a stark warning: You've got a problem in Iowa. Terry Branstad, the former Iowa governor and now U.S. ambassador to China,...

  • WARSAW, Aug 31- The United States, Poland and Ukraine agreed on Saturday to enhance cooperation over secure gas supplies in the region which still relies on Russia. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told a news conference in Warsaw after meeting officials from Poland and Ukraine. The Polish government official responsible for energy infrastructure, Piotr Naimski,...

  • WARSAW, Aug 31- The United States, Poland and Ukraine agreed on Saturday to enhance cooperation over secure gas supplies in the region which still relies on deliveries from Russia. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told a news conference in Warsaw after meeting officials from Poland and Ukraine. The Polish government official responsible for energy...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 28- President Donald Trump will announce a plan to boost demand for biofuels, which farmers and producers say has suffered from waivers the administration has issued exempting oil refiners from requirements to blend ethanol into the U.S. fuel supply, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said on Wednesday. The Trump administration has...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 28- President Donald Trump will announce a plan to boost demand for biofuels, which farmers and producers say has suffered from waivers the administration has issued exempting oil refiners from requirements to blend ethanol into the U.S. fuel supply, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said on Wednesday. Last week Trump summoned Perdue and...

  • Actress Taraji P. Henson attends the "Hidden Figures" New York special screening on December 10, 2016 in New York City.

    The widely circulated post falsely warns Instagram is changing its privacy policy and will make public all of users' photos, including deleted messages.

  • 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...