Tag: Rick Perry

Michigan gas outage prompts support for US coal

Michigan gas outage prompts support for US coal

A disruption to Michigan’s natural gas supply forced residents to lower thermostats and caused automakers to suspend operations, providing support for Trump’s coal efforts. The incident began on Wednesday, last week, when a fire at a compressor station cut off natural gas supplies from the station, prompting Michigan Governor Gretchen […]

US Department of Energy invest $38 million in coal updates

US Department of Energy invest $38 million in coal updates

The US government has announced $38 million in funding to update existing coal plants to improve efficiency and responsiveness to electricity demands. Funds would be used to support technologies that are commercially deployable in the next three to five years to improve overall performance, reliability, and flexibility of the nation’s […]

US calls for stable oil prices and supply

US calls for stable oil prices and supply

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has underlined the need for “stable supply and market values” during talks with his Saudi Arabian counterpart at the first US-Saudi meeting following last week’s OPEC+ meeting that resulted in another cut to oil production. The US Department of Energy (DOE) nor Saudi Energy Minister […]

US to become energy exporter by 2020

US to become energy exporter by 2020

The US is projected to become a net energy exporter by 2020, according to the US energy secretary. Speaking at an energy summit in Virginia, Rick Perry told business leaders and policymakers that the administration will use all available natural resources to expand the industry. “We are already energy dominant […]

Governor Rick Perry answers questions during an interview at the Governor's Mansion on Wednesday, December 17, 2014. DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Rick Perry to visit Poland and Ukraine to promote US energy

Rick Perry to visit Poland and Ukraine to promote US energy US Energy Secretary Rick Perry will visit Ukraine, Poland and a number of other eastern European countries to promote US energy in a bid to offer the region alternatives to its current reliance on Russia. A Department of Energy […]

Russia and Saudi commit to long-term cooperation pledge

Russia and Saudi commit to long-term cooperation pledge

Russian energy minister Alexander Novak and his Saudi counterpart Khalid al-Falih have committed to a long term working cooperation agreement to encourage greater collaboration between OPEC and non-OPEC members. During a meeting in Moscow the two energy ministers discussed extending bilateral ties and the wider global energy market. The Russian […]

Perry: US and Russia can work together

Perry: US and Russia can work together

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has met with his Russian counterpart, Alexander Novak, where he said the US and Russia could work together, as market leaders, towards the goal of market stability. The leaders of two of the world’s top producers of oil and gas discussed increasing stability in the […]

Perry praises North Dakota’s role in energy ‘renaissance’

Perry praises North Dakota’s role in energy ‘renaissance’

During his recent tour of North Dakota, US Energy Secretary Rick Perry toured one of the state’s coal mines where he applauded the state for its role in enhancing US energy security. Following a round table discussion with energy leaders, Perry said North Dakota is leading America’s energy sector, which […]