The U.S. Secretary of State plans to visit Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia this week as part of the Trump administration’s increased focus on what they call the “Indo-Pacific region.” The U.S. plans to spend $113 million on new initiatives in the region.
Moving the United States away from carbon-emitting energy sources is getting a push from a clean-energy advocacy group setting a goal to secure $1 trillion in new investments into renewable energy by 2030. How big a lift would that be? Click the above audio player to hear the full story.
The front-runner in Mexico's presidential election, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has called for more energy privatization.
About a decade ago, some in this country saw fracking as the solution to decades of economic decline. But others were determined to stop it.
With all the talk of steel and aluminum you might have forgotten that tariffs were already placed on foreign-made solar panels. Reuters is reporting that the tariffs have resulted in $2.5 billion in projects being frozen or cancelled, which far outweighs benefits to American solar manufacturers. But it’s still not clear what the lasting impact […]
The reason the United States is pausing tariffs on China for now appears to be a promise from China that it will increase its imports from the U.S. — primarily agricultural and energy products. That would presumably help — at least in the short term — to reduce the U.S. trade deficit with China, which […]
Tourism economy around natural beauty is starting to replace extractive industries in some former West Virginia and PA coal towns.
With the world’s major economies chugging along, people are using more oil. That means more demand for crude, just as some places that supply it are cutting back. Some production cuts are intentional — like Saudi Arabia’s — but other hiccups in supply are due to political chaos, like Venezuela. If U.S. fracking steps up […]
Infamous investor T. Boone Pickens is closing his BP Capital fund and retiring at age 89 after amassing a fortune in energy — everything from oil and natural gas, to wind power and water. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
As the Energy Information Administration forecast looks to 2019, experts see lots of wildcards that could impact the carefully played hands of oil and gas producers. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.