Obama

  • US Sets Rule to Cut Methane From Oil, Gas

    US Sets Rule to Cut Methane From Oil, Gas

    Sunday, 15th May 2016
    The Obama administration issued a final rule to sharply cut methane emissions from US oil and gas production, a key part of a push by President Barack Obama to reduce methane emissions by nearly half over the next decade.
  • Greens Celebrate as US Kills Keystone XL Pipeline Project

    Greens Celebrate as US Kills Keystone XL Pipeline Project

    Sunday, 8th November 2015
    The United States government has finally rejected the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project, which was intended to ship crude oil from the Alberta oil sands of Canada down to the southern coast of the US.
  • Obama Issues Waivers as Iran Prepares Investment Laws

    Obama Issues Waivers as Iran Prepares Investment Laws

    Tuesday, 20th October 2015
    President Obama has just signed an order directing his administration to begin issuing waivers to Iran's nuclear sanctions
  • Obama Clears Way for Sanctions on Banks in Iran Oil Trade

    Obama Clears Way for Sanctions on Banks in Iran Oil Trade

    Sunday, 1st April 2012
    U.S. President Barack Obama cleared the way for sanctions aimed at banks in countries that import Iranian oil, the latest U.S. step to ratchet up pressure on the government in Tehran over its nuclear program.
  • Obama administration rejects Keystone oil pipeline

    Obama administration rejects Keystone oil pipeline

    Thursday, 19th January 2012
    The Obama administration on Wednesday rejected the Keystone crude oil pipeline project, a decision welcomed by environmental groups but blasted by the domestic energy industry.