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Who Is Behind The Trump War On Fuel Economy Standards? The New York Times Says It Knows

The government’s plan to roll back fuel economy standards goes much further than the auto industry requested. Who is behind the proposed changes? A New York Times investigation has the answer.

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Trump and the Saudi effect: What’s really driving down oil prices?

The Gulf kingdom deserves some of the credit that US President … including expectations that the demand for oil will decrease and increased supplies from North American shale-fracking operations, an…

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Tesla Speeding Up Chinese Factory Due To Trump Trade War

The tariffs imposed by the Trump administration are encouraging Tesla to get its Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai built sooner so it can start manufacturing cars in China. The company says it costs up to 60% more to build a car in the US than in China.

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Big Oil Worries About Methane, Even If Trump Doesn’t

Joe Nocera is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering business. He has written business columns for Esquire, GQ and the New York Times, and is the former editorial director of Fortune. He is co-author …

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Trump must close the oil loophole in Iran sanctions that Obama left open

An oil facility operated on the Kharg Island on the shore of the Persian Gulf in 2017. The United States warned June … Down the road, the U.S. itself could become a global supplier. The fracking rev…

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Oil Falls After Trump Scolds OPEC for Raising Prices

And it has also done significant harm to America’s fracking industry — since extracting fossil … Yesterday at 5:48 p.m. It Turns Out Mike Pompeo Never Served in the Gulf War It seems like almost everyone was under the impression that he had.

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Trump administration to hold another big offshore drilling auction for Gulf of Mexico

The Trump administration on Friday announced it would hold a new auction for offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico in August … and overshadowed by easier-to-access onshore fracking opportunities from the shale boom. Brazil and Mexico are also competing …

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Trump Rollbacks Target Offshore Rules ‘Written With Human Blood’

But in early March, the number of drilling rigs used in the Gulf was just 14, compared with 145 at the industry’s peak in 2000. The downturn was set off by a drop in oil prices, competition from fracking and other sources and, local businesses will tell …

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Trump Wants To Cut Clean Energy Research Funding In Half

President Trump is pushing to slash spending on clean energy research, even as America’s chief economic rivals aim to double public funding for the same. In doing so, experts say, the president is threatening to undermine US competitiveness

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