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Scott DiSavino

Feb 14 2017

Wind power briefly sets record as source for electricity in U.S.

Wind briefly powered more than 50 percent of electric demand on Sunday, the 14-state Southwest Power Pool (SPP) said, for the first time on any North American power grid.

Feb 13 2017

Oil down 2 percent as dollar firms, OPEC compliance rate shrugged off

NEW YORK Oil prices declined on Monday by about 2 percent, the most since mid-January, pressured by a stronger dollar and signs of rising U.S. crude output.

Feb 06 2017

Oil falls as U.S. supplies, speculative length counter OPEC cuts

NEW YORK Oil fell on Monday as ample U.S. supplies and excess speculative length outweighed OPEC output curbs and rising tensions between the United States and Iran.

Feb 03 2017

FERC delegates authority to staff in absence of a quorum

The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Friday issued an order delegating further authority to its staff in absence of a quorum on the Commission starting Feb. 4.

Feb 02 2017

Oil edges down as market downplays U.S.-Iran missile test dispute

NEW YORK Oil prices edged lower on Thursday, giving back early gains as traders grew less concerned about tensions between the United States and Iran.

Jan 27 2017

U.S. natgas pipeline companies seek FERC decisions before Bay leaves

Three U.S. natural gas pipeline companies on Friday asked the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for permission to move forward on their projects by Feb. 3, which is when one of the FERC commissioners will step down.

Jan 24 2017

U.S. LNG exports shift to Europe from Asia

Jan 24 U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporters have shifted their focus to Southern Europe from Asia as cold weather and problems with Algerian gas supply have driven Europe's gas prices higher.

Jan 19 2017

U.S. regulator to probe Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline rates

U.S. federal energy regulators said Thursday they would investigate rates charged by two natural gas pipelines operated by Kinder Morgan Inc to determine if they may be over-recovering costs, resulting in unjust and unreasonable rates.

Jan 18 2017

Oil prices fall on strong dollar, U.S. output rise expectations

NEW YORK Oil prices fell on Wednesday to their lowest in a week, on a strong dollar and expectations that U.S. producers would boost output even as OPEC's output fell from a record high.

Jan 17 2017

Oil steady as weak dollar offsets U.S., Russia output forecasts

NEW YORK Oil prices were little changed on Tuesday as a decline in the U.S. dollar and comments by Saudi Arabia that it would adhere to OPEC's commitment to cut output.

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