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Exclusive: Trump EPA did not await court ruling to loosen biofuel rules for refiners – documents

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Trump administration made it easier for oil refineries to get waivers from the nation’s biofuel law at least four months before a 2017 court decision it often cites to justify the move to the corn lobby, and the move was motivated by a desire to save the oil industry money, Read More

Bellatrix Announces Update on Debtholder Votes and Extension of the Early Consent Date in Connection with its Recapitalization Transaction

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CALGARY, Alberta, May 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (“Bellatrix” or the “Company”) (TSX: BXE) announced today that the Company’s previously announced recapitalization transaction (the “Recapitalization Transaction”) to be implemented pursuant to a corporate plan of arrangement (the “Plan of Arrangement”) under the Canada Business Corporations Act (the “CBCA”) has to date received Read More

U.S. EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020: sources

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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, from 19.92 billion gallons in 2019, according to two sources familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on Read More

U.S. EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 bln gallons in 2020: sources

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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, from 19.92 billion gallons in 2019, according to two sources familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on Read More

Iranian crude shipments slump as U.S. oil sanctions bite deeper

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By Julian Lee on 5/9/2019 LONDON (Bloomberg) — Iran’s oil shipments tumbled this month after the U.S. ended sanctions waivers that allowed eight governments to buy from the Persian Gulf country. So far, not a single ship has been seen leaving Iran’s oil terminals for foreign ports in tanker tracking data compiled by Bloomberg. China, Read More

Gran Tierra Energy Inc. Announces Private Offering of Senior Notes Due 2027

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CALGARY, Alberta, May 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (“Gran Tierra” or the “Company”) (NYSE American:GTE) (TSX:GTE) (LSE:GTE) today announced that it intends, subject to market and other conditions, to offer Senior Notes due 2027 (the “Notes”) in a private placement to qualified institutional buyers in the United States pursuant to Rule 144A Read More

New Zealand minister calls ‘ridiculous’ anti-vaxx parents ‘pro-plague’

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New Zealand’s education minister said parents who chose to not vaccinate their children are “pro-plague,” amid his frustration over refusals to immunize kids. Education Minister Chris Hipkins made the comments while criticizing one New Zealand Health board’s suggestion that unvaccinated children stay home from school for two weeks over confirmed local measles cases. Hipkins said Read More

US warns Iran of ‘unrelenting force’ as it deploys carrier

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The US has dispatched an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East after receiving “clear indications” that Iran was preparing to possibly attack US forces in the region. National security adviser John Bolton said the move to deploy the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Read More