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US President Donald Trumped has given the green light to two controversial oil pipelines in a bid to improve the country’s energy infrastructure. Trump signed orders to put the wheels in motion for the US$6.1 billion Keystone XL pipeline, rejected by Barack Obama in 2015, and...

Schlumberger, the world’s largest oil driller by market value, has signed a preliminary deal to study an Iranian oil field. The oil drilling giant has inked a memorandum of understanding with the state-run National Iranian Oil Company ‘for the non-disclosure of data required for a technical...

Canada has announced plans to phase out coal-powered electricity by 2030. Canadian Environment Minister Kathleen McKenna said the objective is to reach 90% of electricity being sourced from sustainable sources by then, increasing from 80% today. The announcement is in contrast to President-elect Donald Trump’s noises that...