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WSJ: Oil, Coal Seen as Winners With Trump Victory

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Beyond Donald Trump’s advocacy for American energy independence, his stance on specific energy policy during his campaign was often blurry. Today, the Wall Street Journal discussed President-elect Trump’s victory at the polls as a victory for the coal and oil industries. Republican Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president promises relief for U.S. coal miners, a boost for American oil players ...

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Hamm joins Trump’s short list of cabinet prospects

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As the dust settles from this year’s presidential election, conversation has already turned to Donald Trump’s proposed cabinet. Big names like Rudy Guiliani, former New York City Mayor, and other “like-minded CEOs,” top the list for positions in Trump’s cabinet. What does this mean for the oil and gas industry? One of the industry’s most prominent businessmen could hold a ...

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ND joining Wyoming lawsuit against federal fracking rules

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota plans to join Wyoming in a lawsuit challenging a new federal hydraulic fracturing rule for U.S. government lands. The North Dakota Industrial Commission headed by Gov. Jack Dalrymple voted Tuesday to intervene in the lawsuit that Wyoming filed last week in federal court. The Obama administration is requiring companies that drill on federal lands to ...

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Speaker rails against ‘growing regulatory state’

For anybody concerned about having a “regulation nation,” a vice president for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce paints a bleak picture, outlining an overall assault on energy in particular. William Kovacs, senior vice president for the Chamber’s Environment, Technology and Regulatory Affairs Division, spoke about “the growing regulatory state” at the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Wednesday and in ...

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