NEW YORK — U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team has held calls with biofuel groups on topics including compliance with U.S. biofuel blending laws and Biden’s low-carbon climate vision, according to two sources familiar with the conversations.
CONCORD — Fiscal conservatives predict a climate change plan that governors of three southern New England states have embraced will motivate drivers to fuel up in New Hampshire to avoid higher gasoline taxes back home.
Sprague Resources LP in Portsmouth will begin commercializing the next generation of advanced biofuel under a purchase agreement for the production and marketing of ethyl levulinate with Biofine Developments Northeast Inc. in Bangor, Maine.
Three environmentalist groups have filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over its environmental analysis of the planned New England Clean Energy Connect hydroelectric corridor, which the groups oppose.
Central Maine Power and its parent have filed a complaint alleging a competitor opposed to its $1 billion hydropower corridor has illegally obstructed the project by refusing to complete upgrades necessary to connect the project to the regional grid.
NEW YORK - Oil and gas companies plunged over $156 billion into corporate takeovers and land deals during the second U.S. shale boom, in a massive bet that good times would continue and crude prices would rise. Many of those deals have become financial albatrosses.
HOUSTON - U.S. energy companies on Thursday were organizing crews and beginning to review offshore Gulf of Mexico platforms and assess damage to coastal operations as Hurricane Laura took its fierce winds inland.
CONCORD — Gov. Chris Sununu flexed his political muscle in vetoing three Democratic bills that would raise the state’s minimum wage, expand renewable energy subsidies and block a Sununu-backed, alternative learning program for public schools.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday warned investors in two Russian natural gas pipeline projects that they could face sanctions as the Trump administration seeks to curb the Kremlin's economic leverage over Europe and Turkey.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is expected to announce his final plans to expedite permitting for major infrastructure like oil pipelines and road expansions in Atlanta on Wednesday, a move that environmentalists say will bypass public input.
LONDON — U.S. petroleum consumption has started to rise as the economy emerges from lockdowns imposed to control the spread of the coronavirus, giving the oil industry hope it has come through the lowest point in the cycle.
Nuclear power plants can now implement longer shifts for workers and delay some inspections, raising concerns that as the coronavirus pandemic upends basic operations the industry may be bending the rules too far.
BAKU/DUBAI/LONDON — OPEC and allies led by Russia agreed on Sunday to cut oil output by a record amount — representing around 10% of global supply — to support oil prices amid the coronavirus pandemic, and sources said effective cuts could amount to as much as 20%.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will meet with oil company executives at the White House on Friday afternoon to discuss a historic oil-price slump threatening their businesses, brought on by the coronavirus outbreak and a Saudi-Russia price war.
LONDON - OPEC oil output rose in March from the lowest in more than a decade last month as Saudi Arabia boosted output following the collapse of an OPEC-led suply pact, offsetting further declines in Libya, Iran and Venezuela.
In speaking with local entrepreneurs, a common piece of feedback is that New Hampshire fosters an impressively collaborative business environment, particularly when compared with innovation hubs in other parts of the country.