Oil and gas industry

January 09, 2020 - 11:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday proposed greatly narrowing the use of one of the country''s landmark environmental laws, calling for changes that could allow projects ranging from oil pipelines to mines to move forward with far less federal review of their impact on the...
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January 09, 2020 - 10:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is proposing to speed up approval for pipelines and other major oil and gas projects as part of a sweeping change in enforcement of one of the country's landmark environmental laws. President Donald Trump was set to present a proposed overhaul of the half-...
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FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2020, file photo traders monitor stock prices at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, Jan. 9. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 09, 2020 - 9:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street as traders welcome news that China's top trade official will head to Washington next week to sign a preliminary trade deal with the U.S. Technology companies and banks led the way higher. Microsoft rose 1.3% and Goldman Sachs rose 1.2...
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FILE- In this June 19, 2019 file photo, a U.S. Navy patrol boat carrying journalists to see damaged oil tankers leaves a U.S. Navy 5th Fleet base, near Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. The United States’ Gulf allies have pushed for hawkish policies by Washington to pressure, isolate and cripple Iran, but this high-stakes strategy is now being put to the test by the surprise U.S. killing of Iran’s most powerful military commander. As the region braces for what comes next, Saudi Arabia and the UAE are calling for de-escalation. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
January 09, 2020 - 3:23 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirate (AP) — U.S. allies in the Persian Gulf have loudly pushed for hawkish policies by Washington to pressure, isolate and cripple Iran, but this high-stakes strategy is now being put to the test by the unexpected U.S. strike that killed Iran’s most powerful military commander...
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FILE- In this June 19, 2019 file photo, a U.S. Navy patrol boat carrying journalists to see damaged oil tankers leaves a U.S. Navy 5th Fleet base, near Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. The United States’ Gulf allies have pushed for hawkish policies by Washington to pressure, isolate and cripple Iran, but this high-stakes strategy is now being put to the test by the surprise U.S. killing of Iran’s most powerful military commander. As the region braces for what comes next, Saudi Arabia and the UAE are calling for de-escalation. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
January 09, 2020 - 2:52 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirate (AP) — U.S. allies in the Persian Gulf have loudly pushed for hawkish policies by Washington to pressure, isolate and cripple Iran, but this high-stakes strategy is now being put to the test by the unexpected U.S. strike that killed Iran’s most powerful military commander...
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President Donald Trump addresses the nation from the White House on the ballistic missile strike that Iran launched against Iraqi air bases housing U.S. troops, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Washington, as Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, and Vice President Mike Pence, and others look on. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
January 08, 2020 - 4:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump wrongly dismissed the continuing threat of the Islamic State group and spread a false tale of the U.S. paying out billions of dollars to Iran as part of the multinational deal freezing its nuclear program in an address Wednesday that fell short on facts. He...
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A protester waves the national flag while demonstrators set fire to close streets near Tahrir Square during a demonstration against the Iranian missile strike in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. Iran struck back at the United States early Wednesday for killing a top Revolutionary Guard commander, firing a series of ballistic missiles at two military bases in Iraq that house American troops in a major escalation between the two longtime foes. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
January 08, 2020 - 4:23 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The latest on U.S.-Iran tensions after the U.S. airstrike that killed Iran's top general (all times local): 0:45 a.m. A handful of major shippers operating in the Persian Gulf are curtailing operations there. Several oil tankers operated by major players have diverted away from...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2020, file photo visitors to the New York Stock Exchange pause to take photos in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 8. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
January 08, 2020 - 4:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks snapped higher on Wall Street and oil prices sank following signs that the U.S. and Iran were backing away from the edge of war. The rally capped a whirlwind of reversals. Markets around the world initially reeled early Wednesday after Iran fired missiles at two military...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2020, file photo visitors to the New York Stock Exchange pause to take photos in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 8. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
January 08, 2020 - 2:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks climbed toward records Wednesday on hopes that the United States and Iran were backing away from the edge of war. The rally capped a whirlwind of reversals in markets around the world. Investments initially reeled early Wednesday after Iran fired missiles at two military...
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A protester waves the national flag while demonstrators set fire to close streets near Tahrir Square during a demonstration against the Iranian missile strike in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. Iran struck back at the United States early Wednesday for killing a top Revolutionary Guard commander, firing a series of ballistic missiles at two military bases in Iraq that house American troops in a major escalation between the two longtime foes. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
January 08, 2020 - 11:38 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The latest on U.S.-Iran tensions after the U.S. airstrike that killed Iran's top general (all times local): 8:05 p.m. President Donald Trump says the American people should be “extremely grateful and happy” that no Americans were harmed when Iran launched ballistic missiles at...
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