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    The Commerce Department is opening an investigation into whether imports of uranium — the chemical element that fuels nuclear power — pose a risk to national security.

  • WASHINGTON— Andrew Wheeler, the new acting chief of the Environmental Protection Agency, signaled a more inclusive approach at the agency, telling staffers roiled by months of ethics allegations against his predecessor, "You will find me and my team ready to listen." But he did address concerns raised by environmentalists and some critics in Congress about his...

  • Fans of the Texas Rangers hold a Texas state flag at a game in Arlington, Texas. 

    Texas claims the top spot in CNBC's 2018 America’s Top States for Business rankings. The energy sector is turbocharging the state's $1.6 trillion economy.

  • Andrew Wheeler during his confirmation hearing to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency before the United States Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on November 8th, 2017.

    The interim appointment of Andrew Wheeler indicates that Trump’s EPA will maintain its cozy relationship with same corporations it is charged with regulating.

  • June 28- The United States should help the natural gas industry push back against opposition by environmental groups to pipeline projects by adopting new regulations or laws that favor infrastructure, backers of the industry said at a conference this week. Suppliers in the United States, the world's biggest natural gas producer, have had a difficult time in...

  • Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Thursday that bailing out struggling coal and nuclear power plants is as important to national security as keeping the military strong, and that the cost to Americans should not be an issue. "You cannot put a dollar figure on the cost to keep America free," he told reporters at a press conference in Washington, when asked about the...

  • Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Thursday that bailing out struggling coal and nuclear power plants is as important to national security as keeping the military strong, and that the cost to Americans should not be an issue. "You cannot put a dollar figure on the cost to keep America free," he told reporters at a press conference in Washington, when asked how much...

  • Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Thursday that he is confident that Saudi Arabia and Russia can increase their crude oil production to stabilize the world oil market, and compensate for supply losses caused by renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran. "We look at this as an opportunity for the OPEC members to fill this gap, if you will," Perry said at a press conference at the...

  • Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Thursday that he is confident that Saudi Arabia and Russia can increase their crude oil production to stabilize the world oil market and compensate for supply losses caused by renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran.

  • Rick Perry

    Perry says he laid out U.S. concerns about a range of issues, including Moscow's annexation of Crimea in 2014.

  • LONDON, June 28- Iran criticised Saudi Arabia's plan to raise oil output and pressure from the United States on Riyadh do so, saying this was in breach of OPEC's decision last week and belittled the producer group. OPEC and a group of non- OPEC countries agreed on Saturday that they would return to 100 percent compliance with previously agreed oil output cuts, after...

  • Energy Secretary Perry: Permit process allows for faster pipeline build out

    This is an extraordinary opportunity, says Energy Secretary Rick Perry discussing building out energy infrastructure in the United States, including foreign interest in the projects.

  • Energy Secretary Perry: We want to get as much US LNG into EU as we can

    Energy Secretary Rick Perry talks about his meeting with Russia's energy minister, the global outlook on oil and gas, oil production and supply concerns, and U.S. relations with Saudi Arabia.

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- Natural gas production from U.S. shale fields can keep growing for decades, giving Washington a powerful diplomatic tool to counter the geopolitical influence of other energy exporters such as Russia, industry executives and government officials said at a conference here. "We see a century of natural gas supply in U.S. shale," Ryan Lance, chief...

  • *Westinghouse resumes talks with India on six-reactor deal. PARIS, June 27- U.S. nuclear firm Westinghouse expects to emerge from bankruptcy with sufficient equity in coming weeks and is targeting Saudi Arabia and India for new reactor sales, its CEO said. Westinghouse CEO Jose Gutierrez said the Brookfield deal would close as soon as it had been approved by U.S....

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday he discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia and Moscow's plan to expand its Nord Stream gas pipeline to Germany, which has irked Washington, in talks with U.S. Russia is one of the world's biggest crude oil and natural gas producers, and the United States has been urging global energy producers...

  • Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to discuss energy issues and U.S. sanctions on Russia. Russia is one of the world's biggest crude oil and natural gas producers, and the United States has been urging global energy producers to boost output to stem an increase in prices. The U.S. Congress imposed economic sanctions in recent months against Russia that- among...

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- Israel's energy minister said on Tuesday after meeting Trump administration officials he is confident that the United States will not relax non-proliferation standards in any nuclear power deal it agrees with Saudi Arabia. Israel vehemently opposes any effort by the Saudi Arabia to relax "gold standard" non-proliferation limits on...

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- The administration of President Donald Trump wants to help allies replicate the U.S. natural gas and oil production boom by exporting American know-how, U.S. "We are bearing witness to this astonishing energy miracle," Perry said at the opening ceremony of the triennial World Gas Conference. LNG imports have so far been spared, but the industry...

  • Rick Perry, U.S. secretary of energy, speaks during the SelectUSA Investment Summit in National Harbor, Maryland, U.S., on Friday, June 22, 2018. 

    "Stubborn opposition" to fossil fuels is standing in the way of lifting billions of people out of poverty, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told the World Gas Conference on Tuesday.