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Canada to phase out coal-fired electricity by 2030

TORONTO — Canada announced Monday it plans phase out the use of coal-fired electricity by 2030. The move is in stark contrast to President-elect Donald Trump’s vow to revive the American coal industry. Environment Minister Kathleen McKenna said the goal is to make sure 90 percent of Canada ...

Police, protesters clash at Dakota Access Pipeline

CANNON BALL, N.D. — Tension flared anew on the Dakota Access pipeline as protesters tried to push past a long-blocked bridge on a state highway, only to be turned back by a line of law enforcement using water cannon and what appeared to be tear gas. Sunday’s skirmishes began around 6 p.m. afte ...

Nigerian militants claim to have bombed Chevron export pipeline

WARRI, Nigeria — Nigerian militants have bombed an oil export pipeline operated by U.S.-based multinational Chevron, according to the attackers and residents, and the militants are warning companies not to carry out repairs to sabotaged infrastructure that has reduced oil exports from Africa’s ...

Iran offers 50 oil and gas fields to foreign bidders

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s national oil company said Monday that it has offered 50 oil and gas fields to international bidders, the first time it has done so since last year’s landmark nuclear deal with world powers. Also Monday, the country’s deputy oil minister welcomed a preliminary ...

20,000 gallons of fuel spill after barge hits South Texas dock

PORT ISABEL, Texas — The Coast Guard says a barge has struck a South Texas dock and dumped about 20,000 gallons of diesel fuel into the water. Cmdr. Keith Pierre says nobody was hurt and the barge was no longer leaking Wednesday at a site on the Intracoastal Waterway near Port Isabel. Authorities ar ...

Iran’s semi-official Mehr news agency is reporting that the country has sold fuel condensate to BP and another firm for the first time since last year’s landmark nuclear deal. The Monday report quotes Mohsen Ghamsari, the director of international affairs at the National Iranian Oil Comp ...

U.S. probes Chesapeake Energy over possible antitrust violations

OKLAHOMA CITY — The U.S. Department of Justice has opened an investigation into possible antitrust violations by Chesapeake Energy Corp. The agency has subpoenaed documents related to how the driller pays royalty owners and accounts for oil and gas reserves, the Journal Record reported. Chesapeake d ...

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