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Trump’s Campaign Website Compromised & Hacker Demands Cryptocurrency Ransom

It has been reported and confirmed that hackers compromised Trump’s campaign website, Tuesday evening. A message appeared on the campaign website stating, “this site is seized” and continued to read that “the world has had enough of the fake news spread daily” by President Trump and his administration. The statement demanded payment of cryptocurrency to […]

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Trump extends Florida offshore drilling pause, expands it to Georgia, South Carolina | TheHill

President Trump on Tuesday moved to block oil and gas drilling off the coasts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina until mid-2032, a decade longer than drilling is currently delayed off Florida’s Gulf Coast.  “I will sign a presidential order extending the moratorium on offshore drilling on Florida’s Gulf Coast and expanding it to Florida’s Atlantic […]

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Another Louisiana native takes a top U.S. energy post – News – Houma Today – Houma, LA

The top two officials in the U.S. Energy Department are now Louisiana natives.Mark Menezes, President Donald Trump’s choice for deputy energy secretary, was confirmed Tuesday by the Senate in a 79-16 vote.Menezes, a Luling native, had most recently served as undersecretary of energy. While in the private sector, he held senior positions at energy companies […]

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Trump lets Keystone line ship more oil with expansion stalled – BNN Bloomberg

The Trump administration will allow the existing Keystone pipeline to carry more oil-sands crude into the Midwest and U.S. Gulf Coast while the conduit’s decade-old expansion project faces renewed legal hurdles. A White House permit issued Wednesday raises the cross-border shipping limit for the TC Energy Corp. line to 760,000 barrels a day, from 590,000 […]

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Independent Upstream Companies Among Hardest Hit In Oil And Gas – Houston Public Media

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Trump touts environmental policies, but says nothing of climate change | TheHill

President Trump touted his environmental successes in a speech from the White House on Monday that focused heavily on his steering of the economy and help for the nation’s energy sector, and that didn’t include the phrase “climate change” once. Flanked by Cabinet heads from the Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Interior Department, […]

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Energy secretary: US aims to making fossil fuels cleaner

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Trump administration is committed to making fossil fuels cleaner rather than imposing “draconian” regulations on coal and oil, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said… — Read on apnews.com/491888c04e3244d4a4e473e7978f47cc

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US says it will complete Keystone environmental review

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. government attorneys say the Trump administration plans to finish a new environmental review of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada even if a federal appeals court throws out a lawsuit that blocked the project. President Donald Trump issued a new permit for the $8 billion pipeline last month. In […]

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CEO of oil group sees no slowdown in US production

The U.S. oil and gas industry is praised by supporters for boosting America to the forefront of global production and attacked by critics who blame it for sowing doubt about the scientific… — Read on apnews.com/132936c2afcb4f44bc3eb01f05b9156d

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Trump administration offshore drilling plan due ‘in coming weeks’: official | Reuters

The Trump administration’s revised five-year program to expand offshore drilling in most federal waters will be released “in the coming weeks,” an Interior Department official said on Wednesday, after months of opposition from coastal state lawmakers opposed to exposing their shorelines to oil and gas exploration. — Read on http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-oil-offshore/trump-administration-offshore-drilling-plan-due-in-coming-weeks-official-idUSKCN1QN2XB

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