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Timothy Gardner

U.S. assesses Russian retaliation potential should it be cut from SWIFT -senator

Jan 20 2022

WASHINGTON The United States is analyzing what damage could be done by Russia to Western allies, such as halting oil and gas exports, if the Biden administration cuts Moscow out of the SWIFT financial system should it re-invade Ukraine, a U.S. senator said on Thursday.

U.S. senators work on bipartisan bill to aid Ukraine

Jan 19 2022

WASHINGTON Republican U.S. senators said on Wednesday they are working with Democrats on legislation to aid Ukraine as Washington works to prevent another attack by Russia on the former Soviet state and after a bill they supported failed to pass last week.

Exclusive-U.S. talks to energy firms over EU gas supply in case of Russia-Ukraine conflict

Jan 15 2022

By Dmitry Zhdannikov, Ron Bousso, Simon Lewis and Timothy Gardner

Exclusive-China agrees with U.S. to release oil reserves near Lunar New Year - sources

Jan 14 2022

China will release crude oil from its national strategic stockpiles around the Lunar New Year holidays that start on Feb. 1 as part of a plan coordinated by the United States with other major consumers to reduce global prices, sources told Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-China agrees with U.S. to release oil reserves near Lunar New Year -sources

Jan 14 2022

Jan 14 China will release crude oil from its national strategic stockpiles around the Lunar New Year holidays as part of a plan coordinated by the United States with other major consumers to reduce global prices, sources told Reuters.

Cruz's Nord Stream 2 sanctions bill fails in U.S. Senate

Jan 13 2022

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Senate on Thursday failed to pass a bill to slap sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline sponsored by Republican Senator Ted Cruz, a day after Democrats unveiled their own legislation.

U.S. Democrats slam Cruz Nord Stream 2 sanctions bill ahead of vote

Jan 13 2022

WASHINGTON, Jan 13 The U.S. Senate was set on Thursday to vote on a bill to slap sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline sponsored by Republican Senator Ted Cruz, legislation that Democrats slammed ahead of the tally.

U.S. Energy Dept opens recruitment for 1,000 jobs in clean energy

Jan 13 2022

WASHINGTON, Jan 13 The U.S. Energy Department confirmed on Thursday it will hire 1,000 employees to become part of a new Clean Energy Corps using funding authorized in last year's bipartisan infrastructure law.

U.S. oil, gas lobby group wants recognition for methane reductions

Jan 12 2022

WASHINGTON, Jan 12 The American Petroleum Institute lobby group is seeking recognition of reductions in methane emissions by oil and gas producers as the Biden administration moves to regulate the greenhouse gas, the group's chief said on Wednesday.

U.S. Senate Democrats unveil Russia sanctions bill to bolster Ukraine

Jan 12 2022

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday unveiled a bill to impose sweeping sanctions on top Russian government and military officials, including President Vladimir Putin, and key banking institutions if Moscow engages in hostilities against Ukraine.

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