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U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday blasted a federal judge’s decision to halt construction of the Keystone XL pipeline that would carry heavy crude oil from Canada to the United States. more

Pipeline/Transportation

Colorado voters on Tuesday rejected a measure calling for greater distances between oil and gas drilling and public spaces, a move opponents said would have sharply limited new wells in the fifth-largest oil producing state in the nation. more

Natural Gas

U.S. President Donald Trump is redirecting global oil flows. more

Pipeline/Transportation

U.S. President Donald Trump took credit for salvaging a trilateral free trade accord with Canada and Mexico, marking it as a victory in his campaign to reshape global commerce as financial markets breathed a sigh of relief. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Steel

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The U.S. Commerce Department recently granted a tariff exemption to oil major Chevron for its imports of 4.5-inch Japanese steel tubes for oil exploration. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

A new study finds that both the Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA) and the New York State Common Retirement Fund stand to lose millions every year if they were to fully divest from fossil fuels. more

Training & Human Resources

The Trump administration plans to lease all 54,000 acres of Nevada’s Ruby Mountains under consideration for oil and gas development, according to public records released this week. more

Drilling & Exploration

Major U.S. energy companies including Plains All American Pipeline, Kinder Morgan and Hess are among many seeking exemptions from steel import tariffs. more

Pipeline/Transportation

U.S. President Donald Trump and Iran exchanged sharp words over oil prices on Wednesday, with Trump blaming OPEC for high oil prices and Tehran accusing him of stoking volatility after he withdrew last month from a global nuclear arms deal with Iran. more

Refining/Petrochemical

U.S. President Donald Trump, in yielding to pressure from farming states and agreeing to suspend changes to U.S. biofuel policy is now being criticized by another important constituency, the main union for oil refinery workers. more

Refining/Petrochemical

U.S. President Donald Trump told a group of senators on Tuesday he is considering allowing exported ethanol to count toward the volumes mandated under the nation’s biofuels law. more

Refining/Petrochemical

The Trump administration on Friday proposed relaxing a rule on offshore oil wells that was finalized after the 2010 BP Plc disaster and crude spill in the Gulf of Mexico. more

Offshore & Marine

U.S. President Donald Trump criticized OPEC on Friday for output curbs that have helped raise global oil prices and said “artificially” high prices would not be accepted. more

Refining/Petrochemical

Environment Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt proposed amendments to the Petroleum Refinery Sector Risk and Technology Review and the New Source Performance Standards (NSPS). more

Refining/Petrochemical

The Trump administration is seeking to sell leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as quickly as possible – drawing fire from opponents of drilling in the sensitive area, who are warning against a rushed process. more

Drilling & Exploration

U.S. President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday after a series of public rifts over policy on North Korea, Russia and Iran, replacing his chief diplomat with loyalist CIA Director Mike Pompeo. more

Refining/Petrochemical

The U.S. oil and gas industry slammed President Donald Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on imported steel, saying the move would kill energy jobs by raising costs for big infrastructure projects. more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

As the Trump administration moves forward with their energy and environmental reform agenda, the U.S. Chamber's Global Energy Institute and Beveridge & Diamond launched a new comprehensive Energy Tracker to help follow key regulatory developments. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

U.S. President Donald Trump’s nominee for a top State Department energy position said on Thursday he would oppose Russia’s proposed natural gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea to Germany - the Nord Stream 2. more

Pipeline/Transportation

An assessment of the potential future scenarios and how they’ll impact refiners, from changes in product demand patterns to ever-more-stringent environmental regulations. more

Refining/Petrochemical

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