Trump focuses on job growth and energy security with executive action.
Local authorities had sought to move landfall of natural gas line from Azerbaijan.
The agreement has elevated the price of crude to more than $50/bbl, but it helped U.S. shale oil producers boost their output, hampering efforts to reduce global stockpiles, Reuters reported.
President Donald Trump will sign an order on March 28 aimed at making it easier for companies to produce energy in the U.S., administration officials said on March 26.
The controversial pipeline will fill a takeaway need as Canadian heavy oil production surges and Mexico’s output declines.
The government concluded that a buckle in the pipeline cracked and caused the spill due to ground movement on a slope of land over many years, mirroring Husky Energy Inc.'s earlier conclusion, Reuters reported.
Environmental backers believe California’s methane regulation could be a model for other states.
Mexico has postponed an auction of part of state oil company Pemex's excess capacity for transport and fuel storage due to "methodological problems," the Energy Regulatory Commission and Pemex said in a joint statement, Reuters reported.
The proposal would eliminate 3,200 EPA employees, or 19% of the current workforce, and effectively erase former President Barack Obama’s initiatives to combat climate change by cutting funding for the agency’s signature Clean Power Plan aimed at reducing CO2 emissions.
Tucked into the EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule, Subpart W requires careful attention from upstream and midstream operators.
Sens. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and John Cornyn of Texas favor keeping some version of NAFTA and expressed skepticism about a border adjustment tax.
Scott Pruitt said regulators should not pick energy winners or wage war on any particular energy source.