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Storm disrupts U.S. Gulf Coast energy operations from refineries to terminals

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Energy infrastructure on the U.S. Gulf Coast was hit hard by Tropical Storm Imelda on Thursday, as flooding forced a major refinery to cut production and a key oil pipeline, terminals and a ship channel in Texas were shut, according to sources familiar with operations. Torrential rain has inundated the Gulf Coast Read More

‘Very engaged’ Trump talks biofuels policy with U.S. oil-state senators

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday discussed biofuels policy with senators from U.S. oil states, including Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy, who said the president was engaged on the issue that has pitted Big Oil and Big Corn against each other. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks before presenting the Medal of Read More

Exxon shuts Beaumont, Texas refinery, others cut back due to storm: sources

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp shut its 369,024 barrel per day (bpd) Beaumont, Texas, crude oil refinery on Thursday because of flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda, sources familiar with plant operations said. Other refineries in southeast Texas cut back production as heavy rain continued to fall for a second day from Houston to western Read More

U.S. biofuel credits slump ahead of Trump meeting with senators: traders

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. biofuel blending credits fell sharply on Thursday ahead of a meeting between President Donald Trump and senators from oil states, who are opposed to his administration’s tentative plan to boost annual ethanol usage mandates, traders said. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks before presenting the Medal of Freedom to Read More

Smart Charge Hawai’i Program to Make EV Charging Stations Available to Residents and Businesses

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The partnership between Enel X, Elemental Excelerator, and Hawaiian Electric Companies aims to showcase EVs’ ability to deliver grid services and integrate renewable energy on Oʻahu, Maui, and Hawai’i Island Through the support of Elemental Excelerator, JuiceBox smart chargers will be offered free for the first 300 EV drivers and 50 businesses to participate in Read More

India may become winner in US-China trade war

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The Indian economy could benefit by $11 billion as some international manufacturers move production to the country due to trade tensions between Washington and Beijing. That’s according to a report from Singapore’s DBS Bank. It said that ″India could increase its trade footprint in midst of the US-China trade conflict, particularly under categories on Read More

Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Audrey Robertson to its Board of Directors

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DENVER, Sept. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ: XOG) (“Extraction”) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Audrey Robertson to serve as an independent member of the Company’s Board. Ms. Robertson will serve as a member of the Audit Committee. The appointment is effective immediately and now brings Read More

From recycled leather to natural dyes, fashion tries to limit environmental damage

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fashion is supposed to make you look and feel good, and the apparel industry is finally making efforts to have the same effect on the planet. Fashion is one of the world’s most damaging industries. It is responsible for about 10 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions, according to Oxfam. Some Read More

U.S. trade groups urge Congress to rein in ‘Tariff Man’ Trump

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nearly two dozen U.S. lobbying groups have joined forces to try to rein in U.S. President Donald Trump’s power to unilaterally impose tariffs amid growing concern about the negative economic impact of his trade policies. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump walks to address the media before boarding Marine One for a Read More

German carbon pricing plan may cost DAX companies billions: report

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany’s blue-chip companies could face billions of euros in costs to cut carbon emissions under a climate protection plan due to be unveiled by the government on Friday, according to a study by asset manager Union Investment. Power-generating windmill turbines are pictured at the ‘Amrumbank West’ offshore windpark in the northern sea Read More