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Fri, 20 Apr 2018, Colorado counties sue Exxon, Suncor over climate change
Colorado counties are filing a lawsuit that claims Exxon and Suncor contributed to climate change and harmed Colorado’s environment, US News reports.
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Fri, 20 Apr 2018, BP oil spill still haunts off-shore drilling industry 8 years later
In advance of Earth Day, and on the anniversary of the BP Horizon disaster, it's time to reject off-shore oil drilling.
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Fri, 20 Apr 2018, Trump accused OPEC of jacking up oil prices. Here's what he means
OPEC's production-cutting agreement stopped an oil prices slide, but Trump appears to think it has gone too far.
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Fri, 20 Apr 2018, Tesla shares fall on news of new probe into workplace injury
The news comes after Cal-OSHA opened an investigation into reports Tesla is not properly disclosing workplace injuries.
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Fri, 20 Apr 2018, Russia says it will keep its options open on OPEC deal, will monitor market
Market data will be key to deciding the ongoing oil supply-cutting deal led by OPEC, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told CNBC Friday.
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Fri, 20 Apr 2018, Trump can't do much more than tweet about high oil prices if OPEC's power play with Russia holds: Yergin
The OPEC-Russia alliance is not ready to give up its renewed power to increase oil prices, says leading analyst Dan Yergin.
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Fri, 20 Apr 2018, Forget $100 oil. $75 is probably the ceiling this year, says Oman’s oil minister
Oil prices probably won't rise much beyond recent highs near $75 a barrel, according to Oman's oil minister.
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Fri, 20 Apr 2018, Sanctions imposed on Russia present a ‘huge risk,’ energy minister says
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told CNBC Friday that U.S. sanctions are an excuse to gain economic advantage.
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Fri, 20 Apr 2018, President Trump tweets about OPEC and oil prices
President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter on Friday to complain about OPEC and rising oil prices.
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Fri, 20 Apr 2018, US crude ticks up 9 cents, settling at $68.38, as market shakes off Trump's attack on OPEC
Crude futures turned sharply lower after President Donald Trump said he would not tolerate OPEC boosting oil prices.
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Fri, 20 Apr 2018, Schlumberger quarterly profit surges 88%
The world's largest oilfield services provider Schlumberger reported an 88 percent rise in quarterly profit on Friday.
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Fri, 20 Apr 2018, How emerging tech is disrupting the energy ecosystem
Regina Mayor, KPMG global head of energy, provides key takeaways from a new survey which focuses on how emerging technologies will impact the workforce.
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Fri, 20 Apr 2018, Las Vegas embraces solar power as MGM Resorts goes green
The project will be located 25 miles north of Las Vegas and have a capacity of 100 megawatts.
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Fri, 20 Apr 2018, Oil dips but remains close to late-2014 highs on supply cuts, strong demand
Oil prices on Friday stayed near three-year highs reached earlier this week, with ongoing OPEC-led supply cuts and strong demand gradually drawing down excess supplies.
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Fri, 20 Apr 2018, Saudi oil minister warns: Don't become complacent by the dramatic rise in oil prices
OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia warned oil traders on Friday that a dramatic upswing in crude futures was little reason to become complacent.
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Fri, 20 Apr 2018, Investing in companies looking at energy sustainability
Norm Boersma of Templeton Global Equity Group explains how his firm finds companies interested in sustainable energy solutions.
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Thu, 19 Apr 2018, How the internet of things could impact power bills: CEO
Lei Zhang of Envision Energy says the company is working with firms on initiatives such as smart cities which rely on the internet of things to manage electricity.
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Thu, 19 Apr 2018, Energy has been challenging for private equity, says Jeff Eaton
Jeff Eaton, Eaton Partners founder, talks private equity investments in the energy sector.
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Thu, 19 Apr 2018, US oil closes 0.3% lower, falls from more than 3-year high
Oil fell as a rising dollar and climbing rates knocked off the commodity from its highest levels in over three years.
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Thu, 19 Apr 2018, Target leads the way as U.S. corporations look to go big on solar
American businesses are investing record amounts in solar, according to a new report from the Solar Energy Industries Association.
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Thu, 19 Apr 2018, Nigeria's Buhari hints at $15 billion deal with Shell, says 'we are not doing too badly'
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari met with Shell as part of talks he said were to secure investment in his country.
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Thu, 19 Apr 2018, UK government proposes ban on plastic straws, cotton buds and drink stirrers
The U.K. government unveiled the plans at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London.
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Thu, 19 Apr 2018, Oil's 'artificial' surge to multi-year highs could spark a new crisis, economist warns
An upswing in crude futures could be enough to fast-track the energy market's next crisis, one economist told CNBC.
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Wed, 18 Apr 2018, $3 gasoline is coming soon as demand jumps and crude oil prices rise
Prices at the pump are expected to top $3 a gallon for unleaded gasoline in many parts of the country in coming weeks, as summer driving season approaches.
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Wed, 18 Apr 2018, Skip Elon Musk's 'production hell.' There's an easier way to invest in the cars of the future
Elon Musk says he is sleeping on a couch while trying to ramp EV production. There's easier way to invest in car future.
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Wed, 18 Apr 2018, China is getting better at fracking, the technology that sparked the US natural gas boom
China's shale gas output will double in two years as drillers fine tune homegrown techniques, Wood Mackenzie says.
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Wed, 18 Apr 2018, Crude soars, time to buy?
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the crude oil moves with the "Futures Now" traders.
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Wed, 18 Apr 2018, The entire island of Puerto Rico is without power after blackout
An island-wide blackout has hit Puerto Rico, which is struggling with an increasingly unstable power grid.
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Wed, 18 Apr 2018, Libya’s most powerful military leader might be dead and that could impact oil markets
Haftar's potential death could mean a renewal of violence and a power struggle that could hit the OPEC country's oil output.
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Wed, 18 Apr 2018, Oil soars 2.9% to 3-year high, settling at $68.47, as US crude stockpiles drop
Oil prices rose after data showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell last week and on worries about supply disruptions.
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