Energy industry

People hold signs protesting President Donald Trump's plan to allow offshore oil and gas drilling along most of the nation's coastline at a hearing Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 in Hamilton, N.J. The hearing was one of many held by environmentalists and opponents of the drilling plan around the country before information sessions about the drilling plan held by the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
February 14, 2018 - 4:15 pm
HAMILTON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on complaints about offshore oil and gas drilling hearings (all times local): 4:10 p.m. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has a message for President Donald Trump: "You will not drill off our precious shores! No way!" The Democratic governor issued the message to the...
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February 14, 2018 - 4:57 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government rejects Chinese names given to some undersea features in a vast offshore region where the Philippines has undisputed sovereign rights, the presidential spokesman said Wednesday in a new tiff despite the Asian neighbors' mended ties. The...
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Part of President Donald Trump's 160-page budget summary for fiscal year 2019 that deals with the Environmental Protection Agency and that mentions the term "climate change" is photographed in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. The White House’s 2019 spending plan seeks to reduce or eliminate climate science programs across an array of federal agencies, from gutting efforts to track greenhouse gas emissions and research to eliminating funding for five NASA satellites that study the effects of greenhouse gases on the Earth. The term “climate change” is only mentioned once _ in the name of a science program marked for elimination at the EPA. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
February 13, 2018 - 6:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is targeting federal funding for studying and tracking climate change while boosting the continued burning of planet-warming fossil fuels. The White House's 2019 spending plan seeks to reduce or eliminate climate science programs across an array of federal...
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February 13, 2018 - 6:45 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Kate Konschnik, Duke University and Sarah Marie Jordaan, Johns Hopkins University (THE CONVERSATION) U.S. natural gas production has boomed in the past decade, driving gas prices...
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February 12, 2018 - 3:06 am
IN THE NEWS: TECH ACADEMY AWARDS BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Stewart hosted the academy's annual Scientific and Technical Awards ceremony. He called the honorees "film magicians" and poked fun at his own lack of high-tech understanding. He said "I have to tell you, I wouldn't know the...
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In this screen grab provided by the, the wreckage of a AN-148 plane is seen in Stepanovskoye village, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the Domodedovo airport, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. Russia's Emergencies Ministry says a passenger plane has crashed near Moscow and fragments of it have been found. ( via AP)
February 11, 2018 - 3:09 pm
EDITORS: Resending to show two budget-related stories planned, TRUMP-BUDGET and TRUMP-INFRASTRUCTURE. Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST. ---------------- TOP STORIES ---------------- RUSSIA-PLANE CRASH — A Russian passenger plane carrying 71...
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gives a speech at the World Government Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
February 11, 2018 - 9:33 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi started the second day of his visit to the United Arab Emirates on Sunday by unveiling a model of the first Hindu temple that will be built in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi, a testament to the stronger ties that both countries...
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A protester, wearing boat-shaped paper hat, holds a flag during a rally at the Chinese Consulate to protest China's alleged continued militarization of the disputed islands in the South China Sea known as Spratlys Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 in the financial district of Makati city east of Manila, Philippines. The protesters also denounced President Rodrigo Duterte's inaction over China's continued build up of military facilities and structures at the disputed islands. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
February 10, 2018 - 5:59 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president says he has no intention of going into war over territorial feuds but will order the navy to fire if other countries extract resources from waters within his country's exclusive economic zone. President Rodrigo Duterte told a news conference late...
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February 07, 2018 - 8:45 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California commissions that oversee coastal lands and water pushed the Trump administration Wednesday to leave the state out of plans to expand offshore drilling, warning the state would block pipelines to get oil back to land. The agencies weighed in ahead of a public...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2015, file photo, Colt Killian, left, and Rob Cox manipulate radioactive material remotely behind a protective barrier at the Hot Fuel Examination Facility at the Idaho National Laboratory near Idaho Falls, Idaho. A federal judge says the U.S. Department of Energy doesn't need to make public documents involving spent commercial nuclear fuel shipments to eastern Idaho sought by former Idaho Gov. Cecil Andrus. (AP Photo/Keith Ridler, File)
February 07, 2018 - 6:40 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials don't have to provide details about proposed shipments of extremely radioactive spent commercial nuclear fuel to the country's top government nuclear research laboratory in Idaho, a federal court has ruled. The ruling was a major setback to a lawsuit filed by...
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