Energy industry

Journalists watch as Russian President Vladimir Putin gives his annual state of the nation address in Manezh in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Putin set a slew of ambitious economic goals, vowing to boost living standards, improve health care and education and build modern infrastructure in a state-of-the-nation address. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 01, 2018 - 7:14 am
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday boasted of new nuclear weapons and set a series of ambitious goals for Russia, vowing to boost living standards, improve health care and education and build modern infrastructure in a state-of-the-nation address. The televised speech was timed to...
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March 01, 2018 - 3:19 am
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese oil tycoon who is buying a stake in Russia's biggest oil producer has been detained for questioning, news reports said Thursday, amid a sprawling anti-corruption crackdown. The business news magazine Caixin, citing unidentified sources, reported that Ye Jianming, chairman...
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March 01, 2018 - 2:50 am
BEIJING (AP) — News reports say a Chinese oil tycoon whose company is buying a stake in Russia's Rosneft has been detained by Chinese authorities for questioning in the midst of a sprawling anti-corruption crackdown. The business news magazine Caixin, citing unidentified sources, reported Thursday...
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FILE- This Oct. 2, 2014, file photo shows the Wall Street subway stop on Broadway in New York's Financial District. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 28, 2018 - 4:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks sank again on Wednesday and cemented February as the worst month for the market in two years. Not only was the month's loss sharp, at 3.9 percent for the Standard & Poor's 500 index, it was also the first in a long time. S&P 500 index funds snapped a record-...
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February 28, 2018 - 6:46 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' president says a resumption of talks to reunify the ethnically divided island nation is unlikely any time soon because of Turkey's blockade of an offshore gas search and "unacceptable" demands by breakaway Turkish Cypriots. Nicos Anastasiades told lawmakers after...
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February 28, 2018 - 5:52 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish energy company Repsol says cost reduction efforts, resumed production in Libya and rising market prices for crude boosted its earnings rise last year. Repsol S.A. said Wednesday it posted net income of 2.121 billion euros ($2.6 billion) in 2017 — a 22 percent increase on the...
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February 28, 2018 - 2:18 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's top energy and environment officials were expected Wednesday to vociferously oppose a Trump administration effort to scrap an Obama-era policy aimed at fighting climate change by slashing emissions from coal-fired power plants. The heads or top deputies of seven...
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FILE--This Oct. 3, 2002, file photo shows a tugboat maneuvering through waiting freighters on the Columbia River near the Port of Vancouver in Vancouver, Wash. A project to build a massive oil-by-rail terminal in southwest Washington officially ended Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, when the project's developers and the Port of Vancouver terminated a lease for a site along the Columbia River (AP Photo/Don Ryan,File)
February 27, 2018 - 8:40 pm
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A project to build a massive oil-by-rail terminal in southwest Washington officially ended Tuesday when the project's developers and the Port of Vancouver terminated a lease for a site along the Columbia River. The Port of Vancouver and Vancouver Energy said in statements...
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An environment activist stands in front of the Federal Administrative Court prior to a trial in Leipzig, Germany, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. The words read: 'Diesel emissions kill'. The German court ruled Tuesday that cities can impose driving bans on diesel cars to combat air pollution, a decision that could affect millions of drivers and the country's powerful auto industry. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
February 27, 2018 - 2:26 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Handing environmentalists a landmark victory, a German court ruled Tuesday that cities can ban diesel cars and trucks to combat air pollution, a decision with far-reaching and costly implications in the country where the diesel engine was invented in the 1890s. The ruling by the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2016, file photo, Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle speaks during a memorial ceremony on the first day of the legislative session at the state Capitol in Atlanta. Cagle on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, threatened to prevent Delta Air Lines from getting a lucrative tax cut after the company ended its discount program with the National Rifle Association. Cagle, president of the state Senate and a leading candidate to succeed Gov. Nathan Deal, tweeted that he would use his position to kill a proposed sales tax exemption on jet fuel. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
February 26, 2018 - 9:28 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's lieutenant governor on Monday threatened to prevent Delta Air Lines from getting a lucrative tax cut after the company ended its discount program with the National Rifle Association, in the latest fallout from a deadly school shooting in Florida. Delta is part of a growing...
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