oil

US oil prices raced above $65 a barrel on Monday for the first time since Halloween after the White House pledged to deepen its crackdown on Iran.
Anadolu Agency/Getty Images via CNN
April 22, 2019 - 2:52 pm
By Matt Egan, CNN Business (CNN) - - US oil prices raced above $65 a barrel on Monday for the first time since Halloween after the White House pledged to deepen its crackdown on Iran. The Trump administration vowed to bring Iran's oil exports to "zero" by removing the waivers that previously...
Read More
Trader Steven Kaplan works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Richard Drew/AP, file
April 22, 2019 - 11:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of crude oil surged Monday after the U.S. government moved to further block Iranian oil exports. That helped to lift energy stocks, but losses elsewhere in the market pulled U.S. indexes modestly lower in another relatively quiet day of trading. The Trump administration...
Read More
A Colgate Energy LLC oil drilling rig stands in Reeves County, Texas, in this August 2018 photo.
Bloomberg/Getty Images via CNN
March 27, 2019 - 10:02 pm
By Curt Devine, Scott Bronstein and Drew Griffin, CNN (CNN) -- The recent government shutdown cost the US economy billions of dollars, but one industry largely dodged its worst effects -- the industry previously represented by the Interior Department's acting secretary David Bernhardt. In contrast...
Read More
Native American leaders are banding together to pressure U.S. officials to ban oil and gas exploration around a sacred tribal site that features massive stone structures and other remnants of an ancient civilization.
Jeff Geissler/AP Photo, File
March 21, 2019 - 8:13 pm
ACOMA PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — Native American leaders are banding together to pressure U.S. officials to ban oil and gas exploration around a sacred tribal site that features massive stone structures and other remnants of an ancient civilization but are facing the Trump administration's pro-drilling...
Read More
A car is filled with gasoline at a station in Windham, N.H.
AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File
August 19, 2018 - 9:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars and other conservation programs. The position was outlined in a memo...
Read More
Workers remove old paint cans and other materials from the trunk of a city resident as part of the Household Hazardous Waste Collection at the Streets Department Sanitation Depot at State Road and Ashburner Street on Thursday.
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
July 19, 2018 - 3:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Streets Department conducted its annual summer collection of household hazardous waste on Thursday in Northeast Philadelphia. Lines of cars pulled into a fenced in area of the large lot used by the city's Sanitation Division at State Road and Ashburner...
Read More

Pages