Austria resists including Nord Stream 2 in EU package of Russia sanctions

Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg attends a news briefing following talks with his counterparts from the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Ukraine in Kyiv, Ukraine February 8, 2022. REUTERS / Valentyn Ogirenko / Pool / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Austria’s OMV is a partner of Gazprom’s in Nord Stream … Read more

Analysis: Biden gets climate victory with legal loss on oil leases in the Gulf of Mexico

January 28 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge’s surprise decision this week to cancel the Biden administration’s first oil auction in the Gulf of Mexico due to its climate change has raised questions about the future of the country’s federal drilling program – and played directly into the president’s hand. President Joe Biden, a Democrat, made … Read more

Four injured in fire at Exxon’s oil refinery in Baytown, Texas

December 23 (Reuters) – Four people were injured when a fire broke out Thursday in an Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) complex in Baytown, Texas, one of the largest refinery and petrochemical plants in the United States. There were no deaths and two of four contract staff hospitalized with injuries were released after treatment. The two … Read more