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  • Some big stock market winners emerge from Obama move on Cuba

    A tiny mutual fund based in Miami, a clutch of cruise line operators and a Canadian natural resources company are the early winners in the Obama administration's surprise move on Wednesday to thaw relations with Cuba. After more than five decades of...
  • Obama protects Alaska's Bristol Bay from oil and gas drilling

    Obama protects Alaska's Bristol Bay from oil and gas drilling
    In a boon to commercial fishermen, conservationists and Native Alaskans, President Obama on Tuesday withdrew the waters of Alaska’s Bristol Bay from oil and gas development, vowing to protect the world’s biggest sockeye salmon fishery....
  • Bristol Bay's history

    Federal protection for Alaska's Bristol Bay has ebbed and flowed over the years, usually in sync with the party in the White House.  1986: U.S. opens Bristol Bay to oil and gas exploration and development during President Reagan’s tenure. 1989:...
  • PG&E email hints at improper contacts with PUC's Mike Florio

    PG&E email hints at improper contacts with PUC's Mike Florio
    An ongoing scandal continues to unfold over what critics contend is an overly chummy relationship between electricity and natural gas companies and state utility regulators. A controversial new email has emerged that hints at improper contacts between...
  • U.S. to unveil plan to curb oil and gas sector methane soon: sources

    The Obama administration as soon as Wednesday will announce its plans for curbing methane emissions from the oil and gas sector, which the United States must do to meet its 2020 target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, people familiar with the issue...
  • Koch-owned firm unveils plan to cover dusty petcoke piles in Chicago

     Koch-owned firm unveils plan to cover dusty petcoke piles in Chicago
    Despite Mayor Rahm Emanuel's vow to rid Chicago of dusty piles of petroleum coke, a company is moving forward with plans to enclose towering mounds of the refinery byproduct on the Southeast Side. KCBX Terminals, a firm controlled by industrialists...
  • Obama makes Alaska's Bristol Bay area off limits for oil drilling

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday designated the fish-rich Bristol Bay area of Alaska "off limits" for oil and gas leasing, the White House said, drawing praise from environmental groups. The area off Alaska's coast supports a $2 billion annual fishing...
  • GE sees 2015 profit pressured by 'sluggish' oil business

    General Electric Co gave a 2015 profit forecast range on Tuesday that barely included Wall Street's target as the U.S. conglomerate braced for a "sluggish" oil and gas sector due to plunging crude prices. GE said it expects earnings from its aviation,...
  • Plunging oil prices could boost geopolitical tensions: Bank of England report

    Plunging oil prices could heighten geopolitical tensions, trigger defaults by U.S. shale oil and gas firms and destabilize euro zone inflation expectations, the Bank of England warned on Tuesday. In a half-yearly assessment of global financial risks,...
  • Apache to sell stakes in LNG projects to Woodside for $2.75 billion

    Apache Corp has agreed to sell stakes in two liquefied natural gas developments, Wheatstone in Australia and Kitimat in Canada, for $2.75 billion to Woodside Petroleum , which "stress-tested" the projects against low crude prices before signing up to...
  • Great Lakes at a Crossroads: Salmon crowned king, but its reign is wobbly

    Any doubts Howard Tanner had about whether a hatchery-raised crop of Pacific salmon could find a home in the freshwater of the Great Lakes evaporated just months after the first class of finger-sized cohos were planted in Lake Michigan. The fish began...