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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Markey hold a news conference for their proposed "Green New Deal" at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

Rick Perry, a champion of oil and gas, doesn’t think Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be ‘pushed aside’ over her Green New Deal

Perry's comments stand in contrast to those made by President Donald Trump, who has slammed the Green New Deal as a "socialist nightmare."

Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund is dumping billions’ worth of stock in oil and gas companies

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's biggest, will divest about $7.5 billion from oil and gas explorers and producers to cut its oil price risk.

Daylight-saving time is one of humanity’s dumbest rituals, and you should be furious it still happens

At 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 10, 2019, daylight-saving (or "savings") time will advance clocks by one hour — to the great detriment of society.
An oilfield worker speaks by radio at an oil well operated by Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA, in the oil rich Orinoco belt, near Morichal at the state of Monagas April 16, 2015.

The lifeblood of Venezuela’s economy is taking a beating in the wake of Trump’s sanctions

Venezuela’s oil shipments have reportedly fallen sharply since the US hit the country with energy sanctions.

Former Trump campaign aides are now lobbying for a gas company part-owned by Putin’s former chief of staff

Turnberry, which is helmed by Osborne and O'Dwyer, is named after Trump's golf course in Scotland.

Oil supply concerns mount as OPEC cuts output, US sanctions bite

Middle Eastern oil producers capable of filling a gap left by American energy sanctions have followed through with plans to slash production, raising concerns about global supply of heavy crude.
National Security Advisor John Bolton speaks as US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin looks on during a briefing in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC on January 28, 2019.

US sanctions on Venezuela could lead to higher gas prices

A US crackdown on foreign oil exports could lead to higher prices at the pump.
PG&E is being engulfed by problems relating to the California fires.

PG&E shares plummet after flagging bankruptcy plan and possible $30 billion in liabilities from California fire fallout

PG&E's CEO resigned Sunday, and the company on Monday confirmed its plans to file for chapter 11 bankruptcy.
A New York City cab driver fills his taxi up with gas at a Hess station in New York July 2, 2008. Nationwide, gasoline around $4 per gallon will cost taxi drivers 38 percent more per year -- $3,825 -- than it did in two years ago, according to the Taxi Limousine & Paratransit Association. To help cabbies, 11 U.S. cities have allowed taxis to charge a temporary fuel surcharge averaging $1.50 per trip and more municipalities are holding rate increase hearings. Picture taken July 2.

Gas prices are soaring one day after Trump boasts they’re so low they’re ‘like another Tax Cut’

RBOB gasoline rose 3% Wednesday, one day after President Donald Trump said on Twitter that prices are so low they're like "another tax cut."

‘US crude continues to be an unstoppable force’: Here’s a simple guide to navigating the oil market in 2019

The energy market is volatile by nature, but this year was marked by especially sharp price movements. Here's what is expected to happen in 2019.