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

    Perry's stance clashes with comments made by other members of his administration — including his boss, President Donald Trump.

  • Watch CNBC's exclusive interview with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Energy Rick Perry

    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Energy Rick Perry join CNBC's Brian Sullivan to talk about energy policy, petro diplomacy and the situation in Venezuela.

  • U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Energy Rick Perry join CNBC's Brian Sullivan to discuss America's energy policy and Europe's energy security.

  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaking at the 2019 CERAWeek in Houston Texas on March 12, 2019.

    The U.S. will continue to do whatever it takes to rid Venezuela of disputed leader Nicolas Maduro, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told CNBC.

  • WASHINGTON, March 11- Rapidly expanding exports of U.S. fossil fuels, including liquefied natural gas, serve as leverage in trade negotiations with China, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Monday. The United States is the world's fastest-growing exporter of LNG and China is the fastest-growing importer of the fuel. Perry did not explain how leverage could be...

  • WASHINGTON, March 11- Rapidly expanding exports of U.S. fossil fuels, including liquefied natural gas, serve as leverage in trade negotiations with China, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Monday. The United States is the world's fastest-growing exporter of LNG and China is the fastest-growing importer of the fuel. Perry did not explain how leverage could be...

  • WASHINGTON, March 11- Rapidly expanding exports of U.S. fossil fuels, including liquefied natural gas, serve as leverage in trade negotiations with China, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Monday. The United States is the world's fastest-growing exporter of LNG and China is the fastest-growing importer of the fuel. Perry did not explain how leverage could be...

  • U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry sits down with CNBC's Brian Sullivan at CERAWeek to discuss trade, the energy sector, exports and more.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 28- The U.S. Energy Department said on Thursday it is offering up to five million barrels of sweet crude oil from the national emergency reserve in a sale mandated by previous laws to raise funds to modernize the facility. Laws passed by Congress in previous years require the department to hold sales to pay for improvements to the Strategic...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 12- U.S. senators from both parties introduced a resolution on Tuesday requiring that any deal to share U.S. nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia block the kingdom from making a nuclear weapon. Under the measure, any U.S. civilian nuclear cooperation agreement, or 123 agreement, with Saudi Arabia would prevent enrichment of uranium or...

  • US Energy Secretary Rick Perry.

    The former Texas governor, whose Cabinet role makes him twelfth in the presidential line of succession, will sit out the event, which attracts those at the top levels of government to gather in a single room.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 5- Qatar Petroleum and Exxon Mobil Corp said on Tuesday they are investing in a $10 billion project to expand a liquefied natural gas export plant in Texas, as companies race to meet global demand for the fuel. Woods and Qatar Minister of State for Energy Affairs Saad al-Kaabi signed the deal at the Four Seasons hotel in Washington in the presence of...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 5- Qatar Petroleum and Exxon Mobil Corp will proceed with a $10 billion project to expand a liquefied natural gas export plant in Texas, Exxon said on Tuesday. "Golden Pass will provide an increased, reliable, long-term supply of liquefied natural gas to global gas markets, stimulate local growth and create thousands of jobs, said Exxon Chief...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 29- The Trump administration is considering tapping the country's emergency reserve of crude as it imposes new sanctions on Venezuela's oil business, but no decision has been made, a U.S. government source said. The administration on Monday imposed sweeping sanctions on Venezuela's state-owned oil company PDVSA aimed at pressuring...

  • Piles of coal sit in front of Pacificorp's 1440 megawatt coal fired power plant on October 9, 2017 in Castle Dale, Utah.

    More U.S. coal-fired power plants were shut in President Donald Trump's first two years than were retired in the whole of Barack Obama's first term, despite the Republican's efforts to prop up the industry to keep a campaign promise to coal-mining states.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 3- Kevin McIntyre, who served briefly as the chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and had been suffering from brain cancer, died on Wednesday, the agency said on Thursday. His seat will remain vacant until the White House nominates and the Senate approves a candidate. Soon after he became chairman in December, 2017, McIntyre led the...

  • President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in Washington. David Bernhardt, Acting Secretary of Interior, is left and Patrick Shanahan, Acting Secretary of Defense, is right.

    Democrats have so far refused to vote for any funding for Trump's wall, while the president has repeatedly demanded $5 billion.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 19- Lawmakers from both U.S. parties introduced legislation on Wednesday to give Congress more say in any deal on civil nuclear power cooperation between the United States and Saudi Arabia. The Trump administration is eager to strike a deal with Saudi Arabia to share nuclear power technology with the kingdom, as the domestic industry struggles...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 19- Two Democratic lawmakers urged the Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday to better protect U.S. oil and gas pipelines from cyberattacks, after a report they requested detailed a lack of federal oversight of the critical conduits. The report released on Wednesday said Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration,...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 19- Two Democratic lawmakers urged the Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday to better protect U.S. oil and gas pipelines from cyberattacks, after a report they requested detailed a lack of federal oversight of the critical conduits. A federal report released on Wednesday said Homeland Security's Transportation Security...