Oil and gas industry

FILE - In this May 25, 2017 aerial photo, storage tanks from the Standard Oil Refinery in El Segundo, Calif., are seen behind the El Porto neighborhood in Manhattan Beach, Calif. A plan to extend California's signature climate initiative for another decade looks beyond cutting greenhouse gas emissions and takes aim at toxic air in the polluted neighborhoods around refineries and factories. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
July 11, 2017 - 8:33 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A plan to extend California's signature climate initiative for another decade looks beyond cutting greenhouse gas emissions and takes aim at toxic air in the polluted neighborhoods around refineries and factories. The proposal comes as Gov. Jerry Brown moves to bolster...
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UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, right, sits next to UN Deputy Special Envoy for Syria Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy, left, as he attends a round of negotiations with Bashar al-Ja'afari, Syrian chief negotiator and Ambassador of the Permanent Representative Mission of Syria to the UN New York, during Syria talks at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, July 10, 2017. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Pool Photo via AP)
July 10, 2017 - 8:38 am
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s envoy for Syria on Monday opened a new round of indirect talks, the seventh so far, between Syrian government representatives and opposition leaders to try to wind down the battered country's civil war. The start of the talks in Geneva coincided with the first full day of a...
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2016 file photo, an oil tanker approaches the new Jetty during the launch of a $650 million oil facility in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. The Abu Dhabi National Oil Co., or ADNOC, the United Arab Emirates' main state oil company, is seeking to create joint ventures with international investors and is considering floating shares in some of its businesses in an effort to raise billions of dollars according to plans disclosed Monday, July 10, 2017, in an article in the Abu Dhabi-based state-linked daily The National. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
July 10, 2017 - 6:53 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates' main state oil company said Monday it is seeking to create joint ventures with international investors and is considering floating shares in some of its businesses in an effort to raise billions of dollars and create more jobs locally...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2017 file photo, anti-government protesters block a highway in Caracas, Venezuela. The opposition's recent wave of protests of near-daily demonstrations hit the symbolic mark of 100 days on Sunday, July 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano, File)
July 09, 2017 - 12:00 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Anti-government protests in Venezuela hit the symbolic mark of 100 days on Sunday with a grim record of at least 92 dead and more than 1,500 injured. The decision Saturday to release opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez from prison and place him under house arrest has once...
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President Donald Trump meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in before the Northeast Asia Security dinner at the US Consulate General Hamburg, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Hamburg. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 06, 2017 - 4:34 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's second official visit to Europe (all times local): 10:25 p.m. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is adding her name to the list of high-ranking Democrats who are demanding that President Donald Trump confront Russian leader Vladimir...
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President Donald Trump meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in before the Northeast Asia Security dinner at the US Consulate General Hamburg, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Hamburg. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 06, 2017 - 2:14 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's second official visit to Europe (all times local): 7:10 p.m. The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Donald Trump have discussed issues including North Korea, the situation in the Middle East and the conflict in...
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U.S. President Donald Trump delivers a speech in Krasinski Square, in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, July 6, 2017.(AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
July 06, 2017 - 8:52 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's second official visit to Europe (all times local): 2:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is welcoming Croatia's commitment to boosting energy security and diversification. The White House said in a statement that the president's meeting...
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U.S. President Donald Trump delivers a speech in Krasinski Square, in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, July 6, 2017.(AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
July 06, 2017 - 8:14 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's second official visit to Europe (all times local): 2:03 p.m. The office of Slovenia's president says U.S. President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation to visit the small central European nation that is the homeland of his wife...
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U.S President Donald Trump speaks during the Three Seas Initiative transatlantic roundtable in the Great Assembly Hall of the Royal Castle, in Warsaw, Thursday July 6, 2017. The Three Seas Initiative is an alliance among a dozen eastern and central European nations that are bordered by the Adriatic, Baltic and Black seas. The group aims to reduce their dependence on oil and gas supplied by Russia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 06, 2017 - 7:42 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's second official visit to Europe (all times local): 1:38 p.m. President Donald Trump says Poland may be the geographic heart of Europe but the Polish people are its soul. Trump is addressing thousands of Poles from Krasinski Square, site...
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U.S President Donald Trump speaks during the Three Seas Initiative transatlantic roundtable in the Great Assembly Hall of the Royal Castle, in Warsaw, Thursday July 6, 2017. The Three Seas Initiative is an alliance among a dozen eastern and central European nations that are bordered by the Adriatic, Baltic and Black seas. The group aims to reduce their dependence on oil and gas supplied by Russia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 06, 2017 - 7:38 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's second official visit to Europe (all times local): 1:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says that he is eager to expand U.S. partnerships with Poland, especially when it comes to exporting energy. Trump said Thursday during a major speech...
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