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Global Investment in Wind and Solar Energy Is Outshining Fossil Fuels 11.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
World-wide spending on renewable energy is outpacing investment in electricity from coal, natural gas and nuclear power plants, driven by falling costs of producing wind and solar power.
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Lead Us Not Into Exploration 9.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Oil executives visit Pope Francis.
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Exxon to Show Its Green Side in Meeting with Pope Francis 8.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Exxon Mobil will be making the case that it is becoming ‘part of the solution’ on climate change as its CEO and other oil and gas executives meet with Pope Francis this weekend to discuss the issue.
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A Costly, Deadly Obsession With Coal 6.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
President Donald Trump’s efforts to revive coal mining have been criticized as picking winners. Actually, it’s more like picking losers: coal has become a sunset industry as cleaner energy sources rapidly get cheaper.
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Rick Perry's Obama Imitation 6.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
His intrusion to save coal and nuclear plants is as bad as renewable subsidies.
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Energy Department Eyes New Plan for Nuclear, Coal-Fired Power Plants 2.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: Policy
The Energy Department is proposing a new plan to bail out failing nuclear and coal-fired power plants by forcing grid operators to take the electricity they produce.
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GE Pulls Back From Iran Work 31.5.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
General Electric is planning to end sales of oil and gas equipment later this year in Iran, illustrating how U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal is shutting a narrow window of opportunity for some American businesses.
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More Money, Less Drilling: Big Oil Firms Hold Back 27.4.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The world’s biggest oil companies are awash in cash, thanks to rising crude prices. But few, if any, are going on spending sprees, even as the prospect of a global oil shortage looms.
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Coal Magnate Says He May Not Need Trump's Help to Save His Company 13.4.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Robert Murray, after warning that Murray Energy could be pushed into bankruptcy if the Midwest coal industry failed to get a federal bailout, said he now expects his company to thrive whether or not the Trump administration intervenes.
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Ohio Power Company Has Few Allies in Bailout Bid 9.4.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
FirstEnergy is waging a lonely fight as it seeks to persuade the Trump administration to bail out its struggling coal and nuclear-power plants through an unprecedented emergency action that experts say would effectively end America’s largest competitive electricity market.
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Battle Over Oil Driller Tests Mexico's Efforts to Reform Energy Sector 6.4.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
A legal battle over a small oil-drilling company is testing Mexico’s promises of greater transparency and competition made when the country opened its oil industry five years ago.
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Activist Investors Try to Wake Up a Slumbering Energy Sector 5.4.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Private-equity firm Kimmeridge now has a large stake in Carrizo Oil & Gas and is calling on the company to sell assets or combine with a rival, the latest sign that activists are focusing more on energy.
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In the Oil Patch, Bigger Is No Longer Better 2.4.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Some of the world’s biggest energy companies have begun to preach frugality. ConocoPhillips, which has prioritized share buybacks and dividends in recent years, is a winner with investors.
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How Tillerson's Exxon Designed an Oil Deal to Skirt Anticorruption Scrutiny 30.3.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The big driller was excited about offshore prospects in west Africa but worried about “issues regarding U.S. anticorruption laws.”
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How Tariffs Dampen the Energy Boom 22.3.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
A trade war would prevent American manufacturers from taking advantage of abundant hydrocarbons.
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SandRidge Energy Rejects Bid, Hires Advisers to Review Options 20.3.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
SandRidge Energy Inc. has rejected Midstates Petroleum Co.’s unsolicited stock-for-stock offer, saying the numbers didn’t make a deal feasible, but it has hired advisers and said it is open to other options—that may include Midstates.
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Natural Gas Under Assault Again After Brief Reign at the Top 18.3.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
State mandates and renewable advocates argue new gas plants aren’t needed or should be replaced by renewable-energy plants.
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A Modest Plan to Save Coal 14.3.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Subsidies for renewables distort the market. My legislation would help level the playing field.
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Top Candidate Plots Big Shake Up for Mexico's Oil Industry 12.3.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The front-runner in Mexico’s presidential election wants to upend Mexico’s newly-opened energy sector, freezing private investment and shifting federal spending to the country’s refineries.
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Tellurian, Chesapeake Energy Held Talks on Louisiana Fields 9.3.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Tellurian is in talks to buy Chesapeake Energy’s drilling fields in the Haynesville shale formation as it seeks to become a producer as well as exporter of natural gas, according to people familiar with the matter.
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