Energy industry

March 27, 2018 - 11:29 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top Emirati aviation official accused Qatar on Tuesday of allowing its military fighter jets to come dangerously close to a large airplane and a helicopter, allegations immediately denied by Doha amid an Arab boycott of the energy-rich Gulf nation. Speaking to...
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March 27, 2018 - 12:04 am
HYDE PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Environmentalists and New York officials are participating in a seminar on solar energy development in the Hudson Valley. Scenic Hudson says it's important to develop solar energy in way that preserves the farms and natural resources that define the Hudson Valley. The...
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In this March 13, 2018, photo, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker speaks by phone to a reporter not physically present for a media availability at the governor's mansion in Juneau, Alaska. Walker has taken heat for limiting the size of the check that residents receive from Alaska's oil-wealth fund earnings but has stood by that action, saying it was taken to help save the program into the future. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer)
March 26, 2018 - 4:34 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The joke has always been that Alaska is so wealthy, it pays its residents to live here. But those yearly checks have gotten smaller, and could undergo a massive change, as Alaska struggles to pay state troopers and fix roads amid years of low oil prices. After oil started...
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Trader Tommy Kalikas works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, March 26, 2018. U.S. stocks rose sharply in early trading Monday as the market made up some of its huge losses from last week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 26, 2018 - 11:31 am
U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in morning trading Monday despite losing some momentum after a strong rally earlier in the day. Technology and financial stocks, which took some of the biggest losses last week, accounted for much of the market's gains. Investors drew encouragement from signs that...
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FILE - In this March 5, 2013, file photo, former Sen. Clem Tillion speaks during the Alaska Legislative Centennial at Rockwell's restaurant in Juneau, Alaska. Tillion, a former state legislator, has supported the existing law for calculating the annual check that Alaska residents receive from the state's oil-wealth fund and was part of an effort that unsuccessfully challenged Gov. Bill Walker's 2016 halving of the checks. (Michael Penn/The Juneau Empire via AP, File)
March 26, 2018 - 12:40 am
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The joke has always been that Alaska is so wealthy it pays its residents to live here. But those yearly checks have gotten smaller, and could undergo a massive change, as Alaska struggles to pay state troopers and fix roads amid years of low oil prices. After oil started...
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March 25, 2018 - 2:13 pm
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline shot up 7 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $2.66. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday the increase was driven primarily by rising crude oil prices. Lundberg says she expects prices to continue to rise over...
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FILE - In this July 8, 2015, file photo, Federal Hall's George Washington statue stands near the flag-covered pillars of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, March 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
March 23, 2018 - 5:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks around the world plunged Friday as investors feared that a trade conflict between the U.S. and China, the biggest economies in the world, would escalate. A second day of big losses pushed U.S. stocks to their worst week in two years. Investors fear that if China responds in...
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FILE - In this July 8, 2015, file photo, Federal Hall's George Washington statue stands near the flag-covered pillars of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, March 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
March 23, 2018 - 10:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are stabilizing on Wall Street following a huge slump a day earlier when worries about an escalating trade conflict between the U.S. and China rattled investors. Energy companies rose along with the price of crude oil. Markets fell in Europe and Asia. Investors around the...
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March 22, 2018 - 2:00 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A meteorologist who aided emergency response efforts along the Gulf Coast after the 2010 oil spill has been tapped to lead the U.S. government's hurricane forecasting hub in Miami. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday that Kenneth Graham will be the...
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March 22, 2018 - 1:16 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Microsoft Corp. says it's making a major purchase of solar energy in Virginia. The company announced the deal Wednesday to buy 315 megawatts from solar developer sPower, which is planning to build the state's largest solar project. Microsoft has both data centers and office...
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