Energy industry

March 28, 2019 - 4:38 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday that Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. plans to remake its board of directors with hedge fund financiers and people who have little experience in utility operations and safety, and he urged the utility's leader to change course. "...
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Venezuela's self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido talks during a meeting with electricity experts in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, March 28, 2019. The Venezuelan government on Thursday said it has barred Guaido from holding public office for 15 years, though the National Assembly leader responded soon afterward that he would continue his campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
March 28, 2019 - 4:22 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan government on Thursday said it has barred opposition leader Juan Guaido from holding public office for 15 years, though the National Assembly leader brushed off the measure and said it would not derail his campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro. The...
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March 28, 2019 - 3:59 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's attorney general has deemed unconstitutional a 2018 law that established a panel to oversee construction and operation of an oil pipeline tunnel beneath the channel linking Lakes Huron and Michigan. Democrat Dana Nessel says in an opinion released Thursday the...
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Armed forces stand onboard the Turkish oil tanker El Hiblu 1, which was hijacked by migrants, in Valletta, Malta, Thursday March 28, 2019. A Maltese special operations team on Thursday boarded a tanker that had been hijacked by migrants rescued at sea, and returned control to the captain, before escorting it to a Maltese port. (AP Photo/Rene' Rossignaud)
March 28, 2019 - 3:54 pm
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A group of migrants desperate not to go back to Libya made it safely to Europe on Thursday after commandeering the oil tanker that rescued them at sea in a dramatic series of events that underlined the contradictions in Europe's migration policies and could discourage future...
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FILE- In this March 18, 2019, file photo trader Timothy Nick works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, March 28. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 28, 2019 - 3:32 pm
Stock indexes were on track to notch modest gains on Wall Street Thursday as bond yields rose, easing concerns about a troubling drop in long-term yields over the past week. Gains in technology, financial and industrial stocks outweighed losses in utilities and communications companies. Smaller...
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Armed forces stand onboard the Turkish oil tanker El Hiblu 1, which was hijacked by migrants, in Valletta, Malta, Thursday March 28, 2019. A Maltese special operations team on Thursday boarded a tanker that had been hijacked by migrants rescued at sea, and returned control to the captain, before escorting it to a Maltese port. (AP Photo/Rene' Rossignaud)
March 28, 2019 - 2:43 pm
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The Latest on a ship seized by migrants in the Mediterranean (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Salah al-Hiblu, the owner of a tanker that was temporarily hijacked by migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, says his brother, the tanker's captain, was asked to rescue the migrants by the...
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FILE- In this March 18, 2019, file photo trader Timothy Nick works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, March 28. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 28, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Stock indexes were holding on to modest gains on Wall Street Thursday afternoon after an early rally lost some momentum. Gains in consumer-driven companies and industrial and technology stocks outweighed losses in the communications and utilities sectors. Smaller company stocks outgained the...
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FILE- In this March 18, 2019, file photo trader Timothy Nick works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, March 28. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 28, 2019 - 1:13 pm
Stocks wavered between small gains and losses on Wall Street Thursday as an early rally lost some momentum. Technology and industrial companies and retailers notched gains, while communications, energy and utilities stocks headed lower. U.S. stocks are on track to finish the first quarter with...
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FILE - In this July 26, 2018 file photo, then U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior, David Bernhardt, speaks during the annual state of Colorado energy luncheon sponsored by the Colorado Petroleum council in Denver. At right is former Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar. Bernhardt, President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Interior Department, is promising to cut regulation for businesses without sacrificing environmental interests, if he wins confirmation. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
March 28, 2019 - 11:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Interior Department is promising to cut regulation for businesses without sacrificing environmental interests if he wins confirmation. Washington veteran and former oil and gas lobbyist David Bernhardt appeared Thursday before the...
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FILE - In this July 26, 2018 file photo, then U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior, David Bernhardt, speaks during the annual state of Colorado energy luncheon sponsored by the Colorado Petroleum council in Denver. At right is former Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar. Bernhardt, President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Interior Department, is promising to cut regulation for businesses without sacrificing environmental interests, if he wins confirmation. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
March 28, 2019 - 11:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Interior Department is promising to cut regulation for businesses without sacrificing environmental interests if he wins confirmation. Washington veteran and former oil and gas lobbyist David Bernhardt was appearing Thursday before the...
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