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Report: Cheap Natural Gas and Renewables Could Close Half of US Coal Fleet by 2030

Rhodium Group sees coal's demise accelerating, absent "market interventions at a grand scale."  

U.S. judge orders review of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline route

A federal judge in Montana has ordered the U.S. State Department to do a full environmental review of a revised route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, possibly delaying its construction and dealing another setback to TransCanada Corp (TRP.TO).  

U.S. refineries process record amounts of crude

The 18 million barrels of crude, a four-week average for the week ending July 6, was the most processed since the week of Aug. 25, 2017, when Hurricane Harvey was bearing down on the Gulf Coast.  

China tariffs create headache for next wave of US natural gas export projects

China's threat to slap tariffs on U.S. natural gas exports is injecting uncertainty into a construction boom for the multibillion dollar facilities that ship American shale gas around the world.  

EU urges US to cut red tape on liquefied natural gas exports

Amid a trade dispute over tariffs, President Donald Trump and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker agreed last month to start talks intended to achieve "zero tariffs" and "zero subsidies" on non-automotive industrial goods.  

Europe shows it's getting serious about buying U.S. LNG

European nations are far behind Mexico and China when it comes to receiving liquefied natural gas from the U.S., but the region is making its biggest effort to date to change that.  

Mining initiative sacrifices good jobs for undefined standards

Mining provides thousands of jobs in communities that would not otherwise offer middle class employment opportunities. Real jobs that pay a wage that can support a family, has health insurance and a retirement.  

Silver Star veteran on Purple Heart Trail visits Laurel

An issue he focused on while in Montana, an energy-producing state, was the the importance of domestically-produced energy and its impact on the nation's security.