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November 13, 2017 4:20 PM Brazil Faces Offshore Oil Dilemma

Big share of Libra field’s yield is supposed to go to state, but it lacks means to transport and process it RIO DE JANEIRO—In a few months, Brazil’s federal government will start receiving crude oil from a huge field, known as Libra, off the coast of Rio de Janeiro. But the government has no tanker ships to unload oil from the platform where it will be pumped 39

October 24, 2017 9:04 PM Mexican prosecutors says suspects found with exploding drone

MEXICO CITY – Authorities in north-central Mexico say they are investigating four men found carrying a drone equipped with a powerful bomb and a remote-controlled detonator. The chief prosecutor in Guanajuato state says federal police caught the four men in a car near the city of Salamanca late last week. Prosecutor Carlos Zamarripa says the drone had "a big explosive 76

August 31, 2017 11:03 PM Plant explosions, spills test industry’s response to Harvey

Explosions that rocked a Texas chemical plant after it was inundated by Harvey’s floodwaters are raising questions about the adequacy of industry preparations for the monster storm and stoking fears of more accidents in the days ahead. The owners of the plant in Crosby, Texas, warned Thursday that further explosions could come as the unstable chemicals 82

August 29, 2017 7:56 PM Nation's largest refinery scales back output as Harvey rages

The largest refinery in the country has cut output by nearly half as it deals with Tropical Storm Harvey, which continues to pummel the Texas Gulf Coast. The refinery in Port Arthur, Texas, is dealing with restrictions in the flow of crude oil coming in and products like gasoline going out through pipelines and ports. A spokeswoman for Motiva said Tuesday 54

August 29, 2017 9:54 AM How Hurricane Harvey is affecting gas prices

As Hurricane Harvey continues to pound the Gulf Coast, drivers across the U.S. are bracing for the impact on their wallets. With gasoline costs already edging up following the most destructive storm since Hurricane Sandy in 2012, analysts said prices at the pump are likely to rise between 5 cents and 15 cents nationwide in the weeks ahead. The national 71

August 17, 2017 9:20 PM Hackett Plans Heavy Investments With His New Oklahoma Shale Play

New, combined company represents big bet on one of the least expensive shale-drilling regions in the U.S. Oilman Jim Hackett said Thursday that his new Oklahoma oil-and-pipeline venture would increase drilling in the Stack shale play in Oklahoma over the next 18 months and spend heavily on pipelines, storage facilities and gas-processing plants to speed 51

July 26, 2017 3:14 PM EU Cautions U.S. on Russia Sanctions Bill

Juncker said sanctions could have ‘unintended unilateral effects that impact the EU’s energy security interests’ BRUSSELS—The European Union stands ready to act “within days” if its concerns about the U.S. bill to impose new sanctions on Russia aren’t addressed, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Wednesday. The bill, which was passed 50

July 25, 2017 9:06 PM Listen to Russian pranksters trick Rick Perry into a conversation about pig manure

It was a winding, wonkish and occasionally obscure conversation about foreign coal exploration, natural-gas pipelines and pig manure as a power source. But only one of the men on the line — Energy Secretary Rick Perry — held sway over his nation’s energy policy. On the other end of the conversation were Vladimir “Vovan” Kuznetsov and Alexei “Lexus 52

July 14, 2017 1:23 PM The Energy 202: Trump gets one thing right when it comes to energy and Russia

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin meeting in Germany. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) While getting many of the finer points wrong, President Trump delivered a larger message Wednesday night about U.S. oil and gas production while defending himself from charges of collusion with Russia during his campaign that is — somewhat uncharacteristically 211

July 3, 2017 11:08 PM Federal court blocks Trump EPA on air pollution

In a 2-to-1 ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit concluded that the EPA had the right to reconsider a 2016 rule limiting methane and smog-forming pollutants emitted by oil and gas wells but could not delay the effective date while it sought to rewrite the regulation. The agency has proposed extending the initial delay 61