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  • BAGHDAD, Dec 11- Iraq will send a delegation to the United States seeking an exemption from sanctions against Iran that would allow it to keep importing Iranian gas, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday. Washington gave Iraq a 45- day waiver for imports of gas from Iran when it reimposed sanctions on Iran's oil sector on Nov. 5. "The American side is...

  • Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday he had discussed his country's sanctions against Iran with Iraqi energy officials and signalled an intention to step up U.S. private sector investment in Iraq. Baghdad, an ally of both Washington and Tehran, is seeking U.S. approval to allow it to import Iranian gas for its power stations. He added that his attendance...

  • Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday he had discussed his country's sanctions against Iran with Iraqi energy officials, but did not provide details.

  • DUBAI, Dec 10- Saudi Arabia's energy minister Khalid al-Falih said in a tweet he discussed the state of the oil market with U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Monday in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. They also discussed technical cooperation, he added.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 6- The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed President Donald Trump's pick for the vacant seat on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Bernard McNamee, an Energy Department lawyer that Democrats opposed for his views on climate change and renewable power. McNamee, a Republican who helped roll out a directive by Energy Secretary Rick Perry to...

  • Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday he would soon visit Qatar and Saudi Arabia, a trip expected to occur after this week's meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. "I'm headed to the Middle East later here to Qatar and then to the kingdom," Perry told the annual meeting of the National Petroleum Council, a group of more than 200...

  • PRAGUE, Nov 14- The United States' message to other oil producing countries is that the world economy needs stable supplies of energy, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Wednesday. "What is most important for the world economy... is a stable supply of energy," he told a televised news conference in Prague when asked about a potential supply cut by OPEC and allied...

  • BUDAPEST, Nov 13- Russia has historically used energy as a coercive weapon and that continues today, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday during a visit to Budapest. Perry was speaking during a visit to east European countries as the administration of President Donald Trump seeks to encourage the purchase of gas from the United States or other...

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 13- The United States could yet impose new sanctions to try to block construction of the Russian Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline across the Baltic Sea to the European Union, the U.S. ambassador to the EU said on Tuesday. "If that philosophy is not adopted and Nord Stream continues, then the president has many, many other tools at his disposal-- I'm not going to go...

  • WARSAW, Nov 8- The United States maintains the option of imposing sanctions over the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which would bring Russian gas direct to Germany under the Baltic Sea, U.S. Asked what the chances are that the United States will sanction companies working on the project, he said: "I saw no signals where we would ever get to the point where...

  • Nov 6- U.S. energy regulators gave Williams Cos Inc two more years until December 2020 to get the approvals needed to build its long-delayed Constitution natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to New York, according to a federal filing made available on Tuesday. Williams sued in federal court, arguing that New York waived its authority to decide on the...

  • Energy Secretary Rick Perry will visit Ukraine, Poland and other eastern European countries next week as the Trump administration seeks to offer them alternatives to buying coal and gas from Russia. Last month, Poland's top natural gas company, PGNiG, finalized the terms of a deal to buy liquefied natural gas from U.S. company Venture Global LNG, as part of a move...

  • Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)

    The Republican lawmakers say the killing of Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents raises additional questions about the Saudi leadership's judgment.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 17- Greenhouse gases emissions from the largest U.S. industrial plants fell 2.7 percent in 2017, the Trump administration said, as coal plants shut and as that industry competes with cheap natural gas and solar and wind power that emit less pollution. EPA acting administrator Andrew Wheeler said the data proves that federal regulations are not...

  • A soldier patrols in front of the headquarters of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Vienna, Austria, November 29, 2016.

    OPEC has urged its members not to mention oil prices when discussing policy in a break from the past, as the oil producing group seeks to avoid the risk of U.S. legal action for manipulating the market, sources close to OPEC said.

  • *OPEC advised by lawyers to stop mentioning oil price- sources. *NOPEC legislation seeks to punish OPEC for price fixing. LONDON/ DUBAI, Oct 17- OPEC has urged its members not to mention oil prices when discussing policy in a break from the past, as the oil producing group seeks to avoid the risk of U.S. legal action for manipulating the market, sources close to OPEC said.

  • President Donald Trump imposed tariffs on nearly $200 billion of Chinese imports and then threatened more levies if China retaliated. China then hit back with tariffs on about $60 billion of U.S. imports. "The United States cannot ignore the national security implications of Chinas efforts to obtain nuclear technology outside of established processes of...

  • Energy Secretary Rick Perry in January, on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Switzerland's mountain resort town of Davos, RIA news agency reported.

  • MOSCOW/ DUBAI, Oct 3- Russia and Saudi Arabia struck a private deal in September to raise oil output to cool rising prices and informed the United States before a meeting in Algiers with other producers, four sources familiar with the plan said. The deal underlines how Russia and Saudi Arabia are increasingly deciding oil output policies bilaterally, before...

  • MOSCOW/ DUBAI, Oct 2- Russia and Saudi Arabia struck a private deal in September to raise oil output to cool rising prices and informed the United States before a meeting in Algiers with other producers, four sources familiar with the plan said. The sources said Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih and his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak agreed during a...