Oil and gas industry

FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump signs an executive order on the Keystone XL pipeline in the Oval Office of the White House. Native American tribes in Montana and South Dakota say the Trump administration unlawfully approved the oil pipeline without considering potential damage to cultural sites. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
September 10, 2019 - 10:57 am
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Attorneys for the Trump administration want a U.S. judge to throw out a lawsuit from Native American tribes trying to block the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Nebraska. Tribes in Montana and South Dakota say President Donald Trump approved the pipeline...
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This Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, satellite image from Planet Labs Inc. appears to show the Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya-1 off the coast of Tartus, Syria. New satellite photos obtained Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, by The Associated Press appears to show the Iranian oil tanker still off Syria despite U.S. efforts to seize the vessel. That's after Gibraltar earlier seized and held the tanker for weeks, later releasing it after authorities there said Iran promised the oil wouldn't go to Syria. (Planet Labs Inc via AP)
September 10, 2019 - 8:33 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — New satellite photos obtained Tuesday show an Iranian oil tanker pursued by the U.S. remains off the coast of Syria. The images from Planet Labs obtained by The Associated Press have the Adrian Darya-1 still near the port city of Tartus. The images taken Sunday...
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September 10, 2019 - 1:05 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The leaders of India and Nepal have inaugurated South Asia's first cross country oil pipeline, allowing the Himalayan nation of Nepal to receive an uninterrupted supply of oil from its large southern neighbor. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart...
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Saudi Arabia's new Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, center, and United Arab Emirates Energy Minister Suhail al-Mazrouei, right, walk through an energy exhibition in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. Prince Abdulaziz, as well as the CEOs of Total SA and ENI SpA, were in Abu Dhabi on Monday at the World Energy Congress. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
September 09, 2019 - 3:49 am
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's new energy minister says producers "have to share responsibility" to balance the market. Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman spoke Monday in Abu Dhabi at an energy conference about the role OPEC member-states and other major oil producers like Russia...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 1990 file photo, oil pipelines snake through the port area of the Aramco facility at Ras Tannura, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia’s renewed push to publicly list its most valuable entity, Aramco, is part of a high-stakes plan by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to prepare the country for a future less dependent on oil for survival. (AP Photo/Tannen Maury, File)
September 07, 2019 - 5:14 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman has replaced the country's energy minister with one of his own sons, naming Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman to one of the most important positions in the kingdom. Khalid al-Falih was replaced as energy minister just days after losing his...
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September 06, 2019 - 8:07 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Satellite images appear to show the once-detained Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya-1 near the Syrian port of Tartus, despite U.S. efforts to seize the vessel. Images obtained by The Associated Press early Saturday from Maxar Technologies showed the vessel there...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2019, file photo, as traffic rolls along Speer Boulevard in the foreground, the skyline is shrouded as pollution fills the air in Denver. Colorado has taken the unusual step of inviting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to downgrade the air quality rating of the state’s biggest population center, and not everyone thinks that is a good idea. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
September 06, 2019 - 1:07 pm
DENVER (AP) — Colorado took the unusual step of inviting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to downgrade the air quality rating of the state's biggest population center, and not everyone thinks that was a good idea. The EPA held a hearing Friday on whether to lower the ozone status of Denver...
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters after receiving a briefing on Hurricane Dorian in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 05, 2019 - 4:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving forward with a proposal to revoke part of California's authority to set its own automobile gas mileage standards, a government official said Thursday, confronting a state that has repeatedly challenged the administration's environmental rollbacks...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to reporters during the Hawkeye Area Labor Council Labor Day Picnic, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
September 04, 2019 - 8:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden is defending himself against criticism that the co-founder of a liquefied natural gas firm is hosting a fundraiser for him despite his pledge not to accept fossil fuel money for his 2020 presidential bid. The former vice president said Wednesday during a CNN climate town...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt speaks during a campaign stop at the Circle 9 Ranch Campground Bingo Hall, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in Epsom, N.H. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
September 04, 2019 - 6:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democratic presidential contenders talked tough Wednesday on cutting climate-damaging emissions from oil, gas and coal, turning their focus to global warming in a marathon evening of town halls that gave the candidates a chance to distinguish themselves on a topic of growing...
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