energy security

Trump to Pare Biofuel Waivers for Refineries on Court Ruling

Trump to Pare Biofuel Waivers for Refineries on Court Ruling

Trump administration officials have decided to pare the number of oil refineries granted waivers from biofuel mandates, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Buttigieg and Sanders Battle to Virtual Tie: Campaign Update

Buttigieg and Sanders Battle to Virtual Tie: Campaign Update

The Iowa Democratic Party has released more results from Monday’s caucus.
Trailing in Iowa, Biden Snags Nod From Electrial Workers’ Union

Trailing in Iowa, Biden Snags Nod From Electrial Workers’ Union

Joe Biden won the backing of a major labor union Wednesday, a welcome boost after partial results from the Iowa caucuses indicated he had a disappointing finish.
Trump Takes Suddenly Sunny View on European Trade From Davos

Trump Takes Suddenly Sunny View on European Trade From Davos

President Donald Trump came to Davos espousing his economic and trade policies as models for the world, sending some warm and some mixed messages to European nations that have endured his tariff
China Agrees to Buy Rare Earths That U.S. Doesn’t Have to Give

China Agrees to Buy Rare Earths That U.S. Doesn’t Have to Give

The phase one trade deal that lists the items China agreed to buy more from the U.S. includes rare earths that are already in short supply in the North American nation.
China Touts Foreign Access to Oil and Gas Ahead of U.S. Trade Deal

China Touts Foreign Access to Oil and Gas Ahead of U.S. Trade Deal

China said it will open up oil and gas exploration to private and foreign firms, offering further details of a policy that will help assuage concerns over access to the industry ahead of next week’s
Iran Is Winning the Battle for the Middle East’s Future

Iran Is Winning the Battle for the Middle East’s Future

The vision of Iran’s Qassem Suleimani will continue to triumph until Washington trades maximum pressure and regional dominance for a multilateral Persian Gulf security structure.
Brexit Cloud Hangs Over Energy Supplies From Dublin to Belfast

Brexit Cloud Hangs Over Energy Supplies From Dublin to Belfast

The Irish border issue isn’t the only Brexit-induced headache the island is facing. How to keep the lights on in the long term is also far from resolved.
Rick Perry Urged Trump to Call Ukraine Leader on Energy Issues

Rick Perry Urged Trump to Call Ukraine Leader on Energy Issues

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry urged President Donald Trump to talk with Ukraine’s newly elected president, a suggestion that resulted in the telephone call that’s triggered House Democrats to
U.S. Poised to Sign 5G Accord With Poland Amid Huawei Concerns

U.S. Poised to Sign 5G Accord With Poland Amid Huawei Concerns

The U.S. and Poland are poised to sign an agreement on 5G security as President Donald Trump’s administration seeks to persuade European nations to block Huawei Technologies Co. and other China
Ohio Nuclear Dispute Spurs Claim That China Is ‘Invading’ U.S. Grid

Ohio Nuclear Dispute Spurs Claim That China Is ‘Invading’ U.S. Grid

The voice on the television ad sounds ominous. “The Chinese government is quietly invading our American electric grid,” it says. “Now they’re coming for our energy jobs.”
Brussels Edition: Top-Job Tensions

Brussels Edition: Top-Job Tensions

Welcome to the Brussels Edition, Bloomberg’s daily briefing on what matters most in the heart of the European Union. Sign up here to get it in your inbox every weekday morning.
Japan Says Safety of Ships in Hormuz Is a Matter of ‘Life and Death’

Japan Says Safety of Ships in Hormuz Is a Matter of ‘Life and Death’

Japan sees ensuring the safety of shipping in the Strait of Hormuz as a matter of life and death in terms of its energy security, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said.
Trump Plans Poland Troop Announcement Amid Talk of ‘Fort Trump’

Trump Plans Poland Troop Announcement Amid Talk of ‘Fort Trump’

President Donald Trump plans to make an announcement Wednesday on U.S. troop commitments in Poland after discussions about establishing a military base that the country’s president has dubbed “Fort
Trump’s Big Iran Oil Gamble

Trump’s Big Iran Oil Gamble

By seeking to cut Iranian exports to zero, the U.S. president is taking a major economic and political risk.
Hungary Sees Pompeo Visit as Backing for Orban's Hardline Rule

Hungary Sees Pompeo Visit as Backing for Orban's Hardline Rule

Hungary is touting a scheduled visit by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo next week as proof of its Western commitments and a show of support by the Trump administration, pushing back against
Energy Policy Dysfunction Lingers as Turnbull Plan Blocked

Energy Policy Dysfunction Lingers as Turnbull Plan Blocked

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is facing a crucial test for his bid to fix Australia’s muddled energy policies, which have saddled the nation with sketchy power supplies and spiraling prices.
Trump Auto Plan Would Increase Fuel Use by 500,000 Barrels a Day

Trump Auto Plan Would Increase Fuel Use by 500,000 Barrels a Day

A draft proposal by federal regulators to roll back U.S. automobile efficiency requirements contends that their preferred plan would reduce “societal costs” by roughly half a trillion dollars through
How a Frenzied Race to Harness the Mekong Turned Deadly

How a Frenzied Race to Harness the Mekong Turned Deadly

Stretching from its headwaters in the high-altitude Tibetan Plateau to its endpoint in the delta marshes of Vietnam, the mighty Mekong River is one of the world’s great ecosystems. For Laos, it
Global Economy's Future Is Electric, But Still Dirty, IEA Says

Global Economy's Future Is Electric, But Still Dirty, IEA Says

More of the world will run on electricity in the future, but most of the power won’t be clean.