08/20/14 05:01 AM
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade deficit rose in July from the month before to a wider than expected 964 billion yen ($9.4 billion), though exports were higher for the first time in three months, the government said Wednesday. It was the 25th straight monthly trade deficit for the world's...
By Zack Colman | 08/19/14 09:17 PM
The Obama administration has signaled that it might be more willing than Oregon and Washington to allow coal exports from the states.Â
08/19/14 01:12 PM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A Federal Trade Commission study designed to develop a better understanding of how patent assertion entities may impact innovation and competition has been given the green light. This month, the FTC received approval from the White House’s Office of...
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 11:42 PM
Fossil feuds are playing out across the country, and they span all types of energy.
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 04:54 PM
Country legend Willie Nelson is teaming up with Canadian rock artist Neil Young in September to keep another Canadian product out of the United States -- the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline.
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 04:36 PM
An Oregon state agency is expected to decide Monday whether developers can build a proposed coal export terminal, a ruling that would have broad ramifications for the coal industry's ability to tap into energy-hungry Asian markets.
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 12:43 PM
The federal government's energy numbers crunchers are close to finishing a study that would provide some clarity on whether ending a 39-year-old ban on exporting crude oil would affect gasoline prices.
08/16/14 05:30 AM
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's address to Hawaii's East-West Center think tank this week drew attention primarily for its focus on the need for a constructive relationship with China to ensure regional peace and stability. However, Kerry touched also on U.S. relationships...
By Zack Colman | 08/14/14 04:50 PM
The Energy Department is changing it's approval process for some applications, and the natural gas industry is less than thrilled.
By Zack Colman | 08/13/14 10:51 AM
Global oil supply increased in July despite sanctions on Russia's oil and gas industry and turmoil in the Middle East, the International Energy Agency said.
By Zack Colman | 08/08/14 11:14 AM
Mexico's Congress approved changes this week to open energy development to foreign firms, which could attract large companies like ExxonMobil to deepwater projects and smaller, independent ones that have led an oil and gas boom north of the border to Mexico's shale plays.
08/08/14 01:00 AM
BERLIN (AP) — The World Trade Organization has upheld a ruling that China violated trade rules with restrictions on the export of "rare earths," the minerals used in mobile phones, hybrid cars and other high-tech products. In March, the WTO dispute settlement panel found that China's...
08/06/14 09:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that U.S. sanctions levied against Russia over its actions in Ukraine are working but that Washington would face a much different set of questions about how to respond if Moscow invaded eastern Ukraine. Western officials warn that a...
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/06/14 07:13 PM
President Obama wrapped up the three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit by highlighting the week's biggest accomplishments.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/06/14 09:41 AM
As the U.S. seeks broader business ties to Africa, the role of the military on the continent could change.
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