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Trump says U.S. Energy Secretary Perry to step down at end of the year

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FORT WORTH, Texas/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry will step down by the end of the year, President Donald Trump said on Thursday,...
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Plastic bottles vs. aluminum cans: who’ll win the global water fight?

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global bottled water giants are ramping up trials of easily recyclable aluminum cans to replace plastic that pollutes the world’s seas. Sound...
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Corroded pipe led to Philadelphia refinery fire: U.S. Chemical Safety Board

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – An old, degraded piece of metal pipe that had not been tested for corrosion led to a June fire and explosions...
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‘Broken system’ starves U.S. oil boom of immigrant workers

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HOBBS, N.M. (Reuters) – New Mexico oil man Johnny Vega laid out his predicament as his crew hoisted pipes from a well during the biggest...
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Trump’s fast-tracking of oil pipelines hits legal roadblocks

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s effort to cut red tape and speed up major energy projects has backfired in the case of the...
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Greenpeace members face federal, state charges in Houston protest

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Federal and state authorities on Friday criminally charged climate change protesters for shutting down the largest U.S. energy-export port for a day...
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Oil protesters cause partial shutdown of Houston Ship Channel in Texas

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday closed part of the Houston Ship Channel to vessel traffic near Baytown, Texas, after 11 Greenpeace...
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White House invites biofuel company officials to meet over stalled deal: sources

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – White House officials have arranged to meet with representatives of biofuel companies on Wednesday to discuss the administration’s plan to increase...
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Bankrupt Philadelphia refiner paid execs millions in bonuses just after fire: documents

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Executives of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery were paid roughly $4.5 million in retention bonuses after a summer fire that...
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U.S. Gulf Coast refinery operators keep an eye on Hurricane Dorian

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Chevron Corp’s 356,440 barrel-per-day Pascagoula, Mississippi, refinery is closely monitoring the progress of Hurricane Dorian, a company spokesman said on Thursday. FILE...
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Trump promises ‘giant package’ related to ethanol to please farmers

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FILE PHOTO: AltEn LLC ethanol plant is seen in Mead, Nebraska, U.S., March 21, 2019. REUTERS/Humeyra Pamuk/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said...
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Trump administration considers boost to biofuel mandates to ease farmer anger: sources

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NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is considering ramping up biofuel blending quotas in the coming years to assuage anger in the Farm Belt...
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Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA ‘screwed us’ with biofuel waivers

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iowa’s Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency has “screwed” the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting...
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Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes

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(Reuters) – A gas line explosion shortly after midnight on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that...