Hillary Clinton was questioned by an environmental activist on Wednesday and defended $150,000 in contributions she received from the oil and gas industry by saying it’s “not very much” when you consider the $120 million she has raised this cycle, according to a newly surfaced video.
One of the largest unions of construction workers slammed President Obama for his decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline Friday, accusing the president of showing “utter disdain” for the American worker.
Iranian oil officials are inviting U.S. companies to invest in Iran’s oil and energy sectors due to the removal of international sanctions under the recently inked nuclear accord, according to regional reports.
Despite Hillary Clinton’s coming out against the Keystone XL pipeline, the Democratic presidential candidate appeared at a fundraiser last Friday with major Democratic donors who are heavily invested in the oil and gas industry.
In the wake of a diplomatic agreement that will dramatically expand Iranian access to global oil markets, the White House on Tuesday said that it opposes legislation to give American oil companies that same access.
The CEO and Board of Directors of Solazyme, a company the military paid $149 per gallon for “alternative” fuel, have donated more than $300,000 to Democratic candidates and committees, according to a Washington Free Beacon analysis.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule restricting carbon emissions from existing power plants has Republicans and fossil fuel advocates fuming, but the regulations could end up providing a major boost to U.S. oil production.