Tag: President Donald Trump

News and Policies, World

Saudi Arabia is slashing oil shipments to US, a tactic that boosts prices and may rile Trump

November 16, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

Saudi Arabia is slashing shipments of crude to the United States, a move that appears calibrated to boost oil prices after a swift and punishing sell-off. The move could put the kingdom at loggerheads with President Donald Trump, who wants […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

‘Show me the barrels’: Oil prices set to spike as OPEC and Trump go head-to-head, analysts say

September 28, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

OPEC producers and President Donald Trump are both embracing a “show me” attitude to energy market uncertainty, analysts told CNBC on Friday, as traders speculate about the possibility of $100 a barrel before year-end. “The market and certainly the U.S. […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

US spends $81 billion a year to protect global oil supplies, report estimates

September 21, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

The United States military spends about $81 billion a year to protect oil supplies around the world and keep fossil fuels flowing into American gas stations, according to new analysis. Securing America’s Future Energy, a think tank that advocates for […]

Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, U.S.

US nuclear innovation legislation makes progress

September 19, 2018

Via: World Nuclear News

Bill S97, the Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act (NEICA), was passed by the House on 13 September. The bill, which would direct the Department of Energy (DOE) to prioritise partnerships with private innovators to test and demonstrate advanced reactor concepts, […]

Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

Could Steel Tariffs Slow The 100% Renewable Movement?

March 14, 2018

Via: Forbes

Last week, President Donald Trump announced tariffs on the two most important metals in modern society – aluminum and steel. He set a 25% tariff on imported steel and 10% on imported aluminum. Immediately, gasps rang out across the markets […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Trump’s tariffs could become a ‘major threat’ for oil prices, analyst says

March 8, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

President Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on metal imports could create a perfect storm for oil prices to crash, according to one strategist. At the start of the month, Trump announced plans to impose duties on steel and aluminum […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Renewable Energy: Labor Department: Solar, wind jobs to boom over next decade

October 27, 2017

Via: Penn Energy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pledges to revive the nation’s struggling coal mines, but new data from the federal agency that tracks employment growth suggests blue-collar job seekers would do better to look to clean energy. According to projections […]