U.S. & International


Contractor dies at Enbridge Line 3 replacement construction yard in Minnesota

Wednesday, December 23, 2020, 6:50 AM MST

Enbridge Inc. says it has resumed work on its Line 3 replacement project in Minnesota after a worker died Friday…

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Dawn of Biden era offers new opportunities, old challenges for Canada U.S. relations

Wednesday, December 23, 2020, 6:39 AM MST

If Donald Trump has anything in common with Canada, it might be this: a shared craving for the attention of…

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Train cars carrying crude oil derail, burn north of Seattle

Wednesday, December 23, 2020, 6:29 AM MST

Seven train cars carrying crude oil derailed Tuesday and five caught fire, sending a large black plume of smoke into…

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Norway top court rejects climate groups’ Arctic oil appeal

Tuesday, December 22, 2020, 6:29 AM MST

Norway’s top court dismissed an attempt by climate activists to halt Arctic oil exploration by Western Europe’s biggest petroleum-producing nation.…

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Diamondback boosts Permian basin presence with 2 shale deals

Monday, December 21, 2020, 6:51 AM MST

Diamondback Energy Inc. rounded off a tumultuous year for the U.S. shale industry with the acquisition of two rival producers…

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Five easy things Biden can do on climate, plus two he can’t

Monday, December 21, 2020, 6:45 AM MST

Joe Biden made it clear on the campaign trail that he planned to take strong action to fight global warming. But his…

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Japan operator says human error caused Mauritius oil spill

Friday, December 18, 2020, 7:04 AM MST

The Japanese operator of a bulk carrier that struck a coral reef and caused an extensive oil spill off the…

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Volkswagen to link top executives’ bonuses to ESG targets

Friday, December 18, 2020, 6:47 AM MST

Volkswagen AG plans to link top executives’ bonuses to environmental, social and governance targets as the German industrial giant seeks…

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Biden unveils team ‘ready on day one’ to fight climate change

Friday, December 18, 2020, 6:28 AM MST

President-elect Joe Biden has selected former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, North Carolina environmental regulator Michael Regan and Representative Deb Haaland…

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Exxon calls Massachusetts fraud suit punishment for opinion

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 7:10 AM MST

Exxon Mobil Corp. told a judge that a fraud lawsuit filed by Massachusetts last year amounts to illegal punishment for…

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Underground oil leak leads to spill on Kenai Peninsula

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 6:38 AM MST

Crews are cleaning up an oil spill of nearly 8,000 gallons (31,200 litres) at a Hilcorp facility on Alaska’s Kenai…

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New Idaho lab director expects more work on next wave of reactors

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 6:20 AM MST

The new director of Idaho National Laboratory said its efforts to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by creating a new…

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