Politics 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.

  • "Our allies, Saudi Arabia for instance, are increasing their production to meet these needs relative to the Iran sanctions," Perry said in an interview with CNBC, adding that the message for U.S. allies around the world is to not do business with Iran.

  • BRUSSELS, May 2- The European Union will seek to double imports of liquefied natural gas from the United States by 2023, as part of its efforts to ease transatlantic trade tensions and reduce its reliance on Russian gas. "The European Union is ready to facilitate more imports of liquefied natural gas from the U.S., if the market conditions are right and prices...

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

    "There is no truth that Secretary Perry is departing the administration any time soon," a Department of Energy spokesperson said.

  • ENERGY SECRETARY RICK PERRY IS PLANNING TO LEAVE HIS JOB AND IS FINALIZING HIS DEPARTURE BUT IT IS NOT IMMINENT- SOURCE FAMILIAR WITH THE SITUATION.

  • President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are welcomed by Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at Al Murabba Palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 20, 2017.

    The Trump administration has authorized seven nuclear energy technology transfers to Saudi Arabia, angering many lawmakers.

  • Lawmakers have criticized the Trump administration for issuing seven so-called Part 810 authorizations to companies on sharing nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia and withholding information about them. Several lawmakers in the Senate and House of Representatives have asked the administration for details on the authorizations, but were told...

  • WASHINGTON, April 4- The flagship of the Trump administration's advanced nuclear power research program could cost about 40 percent more than a government official estimated earlier this year, a U.S. Department of Energy document shows. But an internal DOE document dated Jan. 22, obtained by public policy group the Union of Concerned Scientists through a...

  • WASHINGTON, April 2- U.S. senators from both parties on Tuesday asked Energy Secretary Rick Perry for details about recent approvals for companies to share nuclear energy information with Saudi Arabia, with the lawmakers expressing concern about possible development of atomic weapons. Saudi Arabia has engaged in "many deeply troubling actions and...

  • Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that Congress should consider whether to shrink the government's emergency oil reserve as the boom in domestic oil production has cut reliance on petroleum imports. The Strategic Petroleum Reserve, which stores crude oil in a series of salt caverns at heavily guarded sites on the Texas and Louisiana coasts, was...

  • WASHINGTON, April 2- U.S. senators from both parties on Tuesday asked Energy Secretary Rick Perry for details about recent approvals for companies to share nuclear energy information with Saudi Arabia, with the lawmakers expressing concern about possible development of atomic weapons. Saudi Arabia has engaged in "many deeply troubling actions and...

  • CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on a new story from Reuters that Energy Secretary Rick Perry secretly approved several deals for companies to sell nuclear power technology to Saudi Arabia.

  • Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the Future Investment Initiative conference in the Saudi capital Riyadh on October 23, 2018.

    Energy Secretary Rick Perry has approved six secret authorizations by companies to sell nuclear power technology and assistance to Saudi Arabia, according to a copy of a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday.