LOS ANGELES, Jan 17 California regulators on Tuesday took a step toward reopening the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility after a major methane leak in 2015 forced the evacuation of thousands of nearby residents, but new injections will not be authorized until the public has the chance to weigh in.
NEW YORK, Jan 17 U.S. oil prices hit their biggest discount to global benchmark Brent crude in five months on Tuesday as President-elect Donald Trump said an oil import tax plan would be too complex and as a global deal to reduce supply hits Middle East output.
BUENOS AIRES, Jan 17 Argentina's energy ministry said on Tuesday that 89 companies are interested in building 196 projects to generate electricity as the government tries to attract private investment to lift the country out of recession.
BRASILIA, Jan 17 Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petrobras on Tuesday closed a $4 billion issuance of 5 and 10-year notes in international markets as part of the debt-laden company's efforts to term out upcoming maturities, it said in a statement.
WASHINGTON, Jan 17 President-elect Donald Trump's pick to run the Department of the Interior, Representative Ryan Zinke of Montana, said on Tuesday he would consider scrapping some of President Barack Obama's environment initiatives if confirmed, including reviewing curbs on oil drilling on federal lands.
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