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Arizona Plant Poses First Test of Trump's Support for Coal Sector 17.2.2017 Wall St. Journal: Policy
President Trump’s promise to help the coal industry could be facing its first big test: the decision earlier this week to close a large Arizona coal-burning power plant, and a demand that Mr. Trump prevent that shutdown.
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A 'Green Leap Forward' in China? What a Load of Biomass 3.2.2017 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Beijing talks a big game about renewable energy, but it will remain reliant on coal for decades.
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Trump's Backers Want Action on Jobs, Taxes, Immigration 1.2.2017 Wall St. Journal: US
In a collection of U.S. counties carried by President Donald Trump, where much of the economy is mired in the doldrums, those who voted for him now expect action on jobs, taxes as well as immigration.
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Congress Puts Clean-Coal Tax Credits on Table 21.12.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The most expensive fossil-fuel power plant ever built in the U.S. could soon get a financial lifeline thanks to President-elect Donald Trump, who has signaled interest in clean coal tax-credit initiatives as a way to preserve mining jobs.
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China Smog Alerts Signal New Outlook 19.12.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Cities across northern China issued pollution alerts over the weekend, signaling a new willingness to pay an economic price for cleaner air.
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BP to Invest $1 Billion in Gas Field Off Coast of Africa 19.12.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
BP will invest nearly $1 billion in a vast natural gas field off the coast of northwest Africa, a sign that major energy companies continue to scour the world for opportunities to pump more even as they recover from one of the worst oil and gas price crashes in decades.
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Chesapeake Energy Drills Deeper for Profit 16.12.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Natural-gas giant Chesapeake Energy is drilling ‘supersize’ wells that run for miles underground, hoping to produce more fossil fuels for less cost and turn its fortunes around in an era of low oil prices.
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High-Energy Rick Perry 15.12.2016 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Revive Yucca Mt.’s nuclear waste site, then close Energy down.
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Canada's Liberal Government, Most Provinces Set to Endorse Climate Pact 10.12.2016 Wall St. Journal: World
Canada’s Liberal government and the bulk of provinces are set to endorse a pact late Friday to fight climate change, even as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tries to revive the energy sector with the recent approval of two pipeline projects.
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Stocks Weighed Down by Oil 28.11.2016 Wall St. Journal: US
Energy companies led global stock markets lower Monday as oil prices extended losses ahead of a critical OPEC meeting.
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A Trump U.S. Energy Boom 26.11.2016 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
The next President can open Arctic and Atlantic drilling that Obama has shut down.
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Czech Firm Makes Unusual Bet on Coal Power Plants 25.11.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
While European utilities have been selling off coal-fired power plants at a brisk pace, spurred by falling electricity prices and new anti-carbon rules, Czech firm Energetický a Průmyslový has been standing by to snap them up.
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Platinum Partners Fund Obtains Litigation Shield 22.11.2016 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Platinum Partners’ flagship hedge fund secured a legal shield that puts on-hold litigation accusing the troubled fund of looting Texas oil and gas company Black Elk Energy ...
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Canada Aims to Fully Phase Out Coal Power by 2030 21.11.2016 Wall St. Journal: World
Canada plans to phase out traditional coal power by 2030 and will work with the country’s four remaining provinces that still burn the fuel to reach the goal, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said.
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What Shape Is U.S. Coal In? 17.11.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Throughout his campaign, Donald Trump promised to end the “war on coal,” but although limiting emissions makes the air cleaner, it comes at a cost.
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Cheap Gas Tests Trump's Promise to Revive Coal 14.11.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to resurrect the ailing U.S. coal industry and put miners back to work. Delivering on that vow could prove nearly impossible.
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Vietnam Scraps Plans for Its First Nuclear-Power Plants 10.11.2016 Wall St. Journal: World
Vietnam cancelled the nuclear-power project because other energy sources have become cheaper and demand for power has slackened due to slowing economic growth.
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Oil, Coal Seen as Winners With Trump Victory 9.11.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Donald Trump promised to cut regulations on the coal and oil sectors, and end U.S. participation in global efforts to curb climate change.
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GE-Baker Hughes Deal to Create Energy Powerhouse 31.10.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
General Electric reached a deal to combine its oil-and-gas business with Baker Hughes, creating a publicly traded energy powerhouse that would give GE a cost-effective way to play any recovery in the industry.
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Bankruptcy Bust: How Zombie Companies Are Killing the Oil Rally 24.10.2016 Wall St. Journal: Asia
Energy investors have long hoped that falling prices would solve themselves by driving producers into bankruptcy and stanching the flood of excess supply. But it hasn’t worked out that way.
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