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New endangered listing for rare lizard could slow oil and gas drilling

Federal wildlife officials have listed the dune sidekick as an endangered species due to threats from energy development. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said the lizard is “threatened throughout its range” and “functionally extinct” in 47% of its range. The decision ends a 20-year legal battle between the U.S. government, conservationists, and the oil […]

Russia Says Ukraine Launched 62-Drone Attacks, Oil Refinery Halted

Russia announced that its forces had captured the village of Staritsia in the Kharkov region. (representative) Moscow: On Sunday, Ukraine launched a large-scale attack by 62 drones on Russian territory, forcing an oil refinery in southern Russia to shut down, and Kiev forces invaded Russian-controlled territory by US, U.S., France announced that it had fired […]

Trump Made ‘Obvious Quid Pro Quo’ to Oil Executives

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) said Sunday on MSNBC’s “Belsi” that former President Donald Trump asked oil company executives for $1 billion in donations during a meeting at Mar-a-Lago. He said there was “obvious quid pro quo” in doing so. Resort last month. The White House said, “The problem we have is a little bit like […]

Houthi rebels strike Greek oil tanker in Red Sea: US

The Iranian-backed Houthi rebels conducted a missile strike on the Greek oil tanker M/T Wind on Saturday in the Red Sea, according to a release from U.S. Central Command. The anti-ship ballistic missile’s impact “caused flooding which resulted in the of loss propulsion and steering,” according to CENTCOM. “A coalition vessel immediately responded to the […]

Latest Houthi strike in Red Sea hits oil tanker: US officials

In the latest attack in the Red Sea by Yemen’s Houthi rebels, a ballistic missile struck a Greek-owned and operated oil tanker early Saturday morning, U.S. officials said. Around 1 a.m. local time, an Iranian-backed group attacked the oil tanker Wind with a single anti-ship ballistic missile (ASBM). The Panamanian-flagged ship Wind recently docked in […]

Prices at the pump dropped four cents this week due to low oil costs

Gasoline prices remained low due to a slight increase in demand. (iStock) Gasoline prices continued to fall, dropping 4 cents to $3.60 per gallon. AAA Weekly Price Report found. This week’s average is still 7 cents higher than this time last year. Weak driver demand led to lower gasoline prices. Demand rose slightly to 8.87 […]

Barge strikes Galveston bridge, causing oil spill, power outage, and traffic shutdown

a barge After colliding with the bridge connecting Galveston and Pelican Island, it caused major disruption for people in the Galveston, Texas, area, leaving people stranded on the island and briefly losing power. “Approximately 11 miles of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway had to be closed due to an oil spill from a barge.” Just before […]

Canada Starts Evacuating Oil Town as Wildfires Surge

Authorities have ordered residents of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, to prepare to evacuate immediately as wildfires approach and threaten an area that produces more than 1 million barrels of oil per day. Alberta is news On Friday, it said an “out-of-control” wildfire measuring more than 2,400 acres posed an “extreme” danger to the Fort McMurray […]