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Letter: Big oil’s interests, and ours 20.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
On Jan. 13, a letter was sent to Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Rob Bishop, chairpersons of the Senate and House National Resource Committees, respectively. It reads, in part; “The American Petroleum Institute (API) has been monitoring President Obama’s use of the Antiquities Act of 1906 to set aside acreage from development by designating extensive areas of public lands as national monuments. Many of our members explore for and produce oil and natural gas resources on federal offshore and onshore...
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The Energy 202: Exxon, GM and Pepsi plan to back carbon tax floated by ex-GOP officials 20.6.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The proposal would rollback Obama-era environmental regulations.
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Pak to revive Keti Bander TPP with Chinese help 20.6.2017 New Kerala: World News
Pak to revive Keti Bander TPP with Chinese help
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Frackers Collide With Traditional Oil Drillers 20.6.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Supersized new oil wells are sometimes running into existing wells, a little-noticed consequence of the shale boom that has started to trigger lawsuits.
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Australia to restrict gas exports due to domestic shortage 20.6.2017 Washington Post: World
Australia’s government will restrict gas exports from next year in an effort to contain soaring energy prices in the domestic market, the prime minister said Tuesday.
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Australia to restrict gas exports due to domestic shortage 20.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s government will restrict gas exports from next year in an effort to contain soaring energy prices in the domestic market, the prime minister said Tuesday. Australia is about to overtake Qatar as the world’s largest exporter of liquefied natural gas. But most Australians face escalating power bills because state governments […]
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Australia to restrict gas exports due to domestic shortage 20.6.2017 AP Business
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Australia's government will restrict gas exports from next year in an effort to contain soaring energy prices in the domestic market, the prime minister said Tuesday....
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FactChecking Trump on Coal Jobs 20.6.2017 FactCheck
FactCheck.org Deputy Managing Editor Robert Farley discusses President Donald Trump's misleading boast that the opening of a new coal mine in Pennsylvania is proof that his administration is “putting the miners back to ...
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EQT to Buy Rice for $6.7 Billion 20.6.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
EQT Corp. agreed to buy Rice Energy Inc. for $6.7 billion in the latest proposed tie-up between energy producers suffering from low oil and gas prices.
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Trump's FBI Nominee Christopher Wray Weighed in on the ExxonMobil Climate Change Investigations 19.6.2017 Truthout - All Articles
Christopher Wray, President Trump's nominee for FBI director, advised corporate clients on how to avoid "being in the crosshairs" of law enforcement at a 2015 legal forum where investigations by state attorneys general into whether ExxonMobil misled investors and the public about climate change were a topline issue.  Wray's law firm later pitched clients on its ability to help corporations "vigorously contest" such investigations in response to the 2016 launch of a coalition of 17 state attorneys general aimed at pursuing similar legal efforts around climate change. The firm's clients have included ExxonMobil and other powerful fossil fuel interests.  First, some quick background on the issues at play, followed by some details on the involvement of Wray and his law firm. Wray Once Led Federal Corporate Fraud Investigations, but Then He Switched Sides President Trump described his new nominee for FBI director as "a man of impeccable credentials" in a tweet . Wray's credentials include a 2003-2005 stint as ...
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EU extends sanctions against Russia over Crimea for a year 19.6.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in 2014. EU foreign ministers said in a statement Monday that the 28-nation bloc “remains committed to fully implement its non-recognition policy” of Russia’s seizure of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol. The sanctions […]
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The Energy 202: California scores its first big environmental victory of the Trump era 19.6.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: California scores its first big environmental victory of the Trump era
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EQT buys Rice Energy to create shale gas drilling giant 19.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

PITTSBURGH (AP) — EQT Corp. is merging with Rice Energy Inc. in a deal that combines two of western Pennsylvania’s largest natural gas-drilling firms. The deal announce Monday will see EQT buy all outstanding shares of Rice common stock for about $6.7 billion and assume $1.5 billion in net debt and preferred equity. The companies […]
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EU extends sanctions against Russia over Crimea for a year 19.6.2017 AP Business
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula in 2014....
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South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in says plans to exit nuclear power 19.6.2017 World – The Indian Express
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South Korea to scrap building new nuclear power plants 19.6.2017 Washington Post: World
South Korea, one of the world’s largest nuclear electricity producers, will scrap plans to build new nuclear power plants.
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If Bears Ears monument gets smaller, oil and gas operators are poised to push for drilling rights 17.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
In making their case for rescinding Bears Ears National Monument, Utah officials have downplayed the potential for oil and gas development on the lands that five tribes persuaded President Barack Obama’s administration to set aside under the Antiquities Act. But a review of Bureau of Land Management records indicates that industry does hope to tap hydrocarbon deposits under parts of the Bears Ears region that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke may soon recommend removing from the monument. If Presi...
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Qatar's Crisis With Saudi Arabia And Gulf Neighbors Has Decades-Long Roots 17.6.2017 NPR News
It's the most recent flare-up in a series of long-running tensions between Qatar and Saudi Arabia and the Gulf states. This time, analysts say, there will be no easy or quick resolution.
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PeabodyEnergy Fights Lawsuit Over Protesters' Arrest 17.6.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Peabody Energy is fighting accusations it colluded with police in the unlawful arrest of two protesters who took a photo with coal miners and their banner at its 2013 shareholder meeting in Wyoming.
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Trump’s attack on national monuments kills jobs and robs Americans 17.6.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

Keeping public land public is essential to sustaining these jobs, as well as giving all Americans the chance to experience the iconic landscapes that are their birthright.
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