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  • The Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery in Philadelphia.

    President Donald Trump has called a meeting early next week with key senators and Cabinet officials to discuss potential changes to biofuels policy.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 23- U.S. The meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, will include Republican Senators Ted Cruz of Texas, Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst of Iowa, along with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, and potentially Energy Secretary Rick Perry, according to the four sources, who asked not to be named...

  • Crude oil refinery

    U.S. President Donald Trump called on Mexico to do more to prevent violent illegal immigrants from El Salvador from entering the United States.

  • The meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, will include Republican Senators Ted Cruz of Texas, Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst of Iowa, along with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, and potentially Energy Secretary Rick Perry, according to the four sources, who asked not to be named because they were not...

  • Senator Ted Cruz visits the refinery of Philadelphia Energy Solutions, in South Philadelphia, PA, on February 21, 2018.

    Trump has called a meeting with senators and Cabinet officials to discuss potential changes to biofuels policy, according to four sources.

  • The meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, will include Republican Senators Ted Cruz of Texas, Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst of Iowa, along with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, and potentially Energy Secretary Rick Perry, according to the four sources, who asked not to be named because they were not...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 14- The U.S. Department of Energy said on Wednesday it is establishing an office to protect the nation's power grid and other infrastructure against cyber attacks and natural disasters. President Donald Trump's budget proposal unveiled this week included $96 million in funding for the Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency...

  • The Pentagon is proposing to spend hundreds of millions more in 2019 on missile defense. The Pentagon also would invest more heavily in other missile defense systems, including the ship-based Aegis system and the Army's Patriot air and missile defense system, both of which are designed to defend against missiles of various ranges short of the...

  • Sonny Perdue, U.S. secretary of agriculture

    Perdue is the ninth Cabinet official in line for presidential succession.

  • MOSCOW, Jan 27- Newly-imposed U.S. sanctions against two Russian energy ministry officials are "unlawful" and Moscow will seek explanations from Washington, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Saturday, according to local news agencies. The United States added Russian officials and energy firms to a sanctions blacklist on Friday, days before...

  • Russia Energy Minister Alexander Novak pictured at a joint press conference during the 173rd Ordinary Meeting of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Vienna, Austria on November 30, 2017.

    Russian energy minister Alexander Novak, sitting next to Rick Perry, played down the impact of US sanctions on Russia's energy sector.

  • *Russia says OPEC deal to expire one day, rivalry to return. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told oil super-powers Russia and Saudi Arabia he believed U.S. shale oil boom would not become a spoiler for oil markets because new production would be absorbed by fast rising global demand. OPEC led by Saudi Arabia and non-OPEC Russia have reduced production during...

  • Robert Murray

    Coal CEO Robert Murray slammed federal regulators for rejecting Secretary Rick Perry's proposal to subsidize coal and nuclear plants.

  • LONDON, Jan 10- Federal regulators in the United States have declined to act on a proposal from the secretary of energy that would have supported coal-fired and nuclear power plants by mandating special tariffs for essential reliability services. Energy Secretary Rick Perry directed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to consider a rule ensuring...

  • LONDON, Jan 10- Federal regulators in the United States have declined to act on a proposal from the secretary of energy that would have supported coal-fired and nuclear power plants by mandating special tariffs for essential reliability services. Energy Secretary Rick Perry directed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to consider a rule ensuring...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 9- Robert Murray, the chief executive one of America's largest coal mining companies, criticized U.S. regulators on Tuesday for rejecting the Trump administration's proposed subsidies for aging coal and nuclear power plants- saying the decision could lead to higher electricity costs for consumers. The backlash from one of President Donald...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 8- The U.S. power grid regulator on Monday rejected a directive by Energy Secretary Rick Perry to prop up aging coal and nuclear power plants, in a setback for the Trump administration that disappointed coal miners but pleased drillers, environmentalists and renewable energy advocates. Perry had directed the Federal Energy Regulatory...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 8- The U.S. power grid regulator on Monday rejected a directive by Energy Secretary Rick Perry to prop up aging coal and nuclear power plants, but said it had embarked on a new process to determine whether the grid can be strengthened. The move was a blow to Perry who wanted the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reward certain nuclear and...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 8- The U.S. power grid regulator on Monday rejected a directive by Energy Secretary Rick Perry to prop up aging coal and nuclear power plants, but said it had embarked on a new plan to determine whether the power grid is reliable. The move was a blow to Perry who wanted the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to act quickly to support the coal and...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 5- When the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump proposed new subsidies for coal and nuclear plants, it seemed like an obvious way to deliver on campaign promises to boost the nation's energy industry. Subsidies dont make you competitive- and dont make you great again, said Robert Flexon, the president and chief executive of Dynegy Inc, a...