Oil Companies News
Debate renewed over economic benefits of Keystone pipeline
The Keystone XL pipeline cleared a big hurdle by getting State Department approval
AP sources: US to approve Keystone XL pipeline
Senior U.S. officials say the Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, ending years of delay for a project that has served as a flashpoint in the national debate about climate change
Gulf of Mexico oil lease sale up from 2016, down from 2015
Oil companies have offered more for this year's central Gulf of Mexico oil leases than they did a year ago _ but only about half the amount bid in 2015
Trump admin halts Obama-era rule on fracking on public land
The Trump administration says is rolling back an Obama administration rule requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking
Recap of White House Press Briefing on Foreign Affairs & Jobs Report
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Dakota Access Seeks to Shield 'Sensitive' Info to Protect Pipeline From Possible Terrorist Attack: Court Docs
The company building the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline is seeking a ruling that would allow it to seal or redact “sensitive information” in a court filing to prevent what it characterizes as potential terrorists or other malicious actors from using the information to damage the pipeline.
Dow Jones Industrial Average Closes at Record High
ABC News' Rebecca Jarvis and Amna Nawaz discuss the Dow's hitting 20,000 for the first time.
7 Major Foreign Policy Challenges Facing President Donald Trump
The 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, has inherited a number of daunting foreign policy challenges spanning the globe from the Middle East through East Asia. Trump tweeted this morning that "THE WORK BEGINS!" yet many of his top foreign policy positions have yet to be confirmed
Russia Sanctions Explained: A Look at the Measures Donald Trump Could Roll Back
President-elect Donald Trump floated the idea over the weekend of a new negotiation with Russia that would involve rolling back President Obama's crippling economic sanctions against Russia in exchange for its enhanced reduction of nuclear arms. "They have sanctions on Russia -- let’s see if we can
Climate Change Activists Raise Concerns with Trump Pick for Secretary of State
ABC News' Josh Haskell talks to climate change activists gathering outside the Capitol.