Stephanie Kelly

EPA chief says addressing biofuel industry concerns over blending mandates: source

3:22am IST

NEW YORK U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler told a biofuels company on Thursday that the agency is working to address industry concerns over biofuel blending rules that have sparked outrage across the Farm Belt, according to a source familiar with the matter.

Oil steadies after slide on Trump's U.S-China trade comments

04 Dec 2019

NEW YORK Oil steadied on Tuesday, settling narrowly mixed as expectations of output cuts from OPEC and allied producers helped prices bounce after a slide following comments from U.S. President Donald Trump that a trade deal with China may be delayed.

Oil gains, bolstered again by U.S.-China trade talks

27 Nov 2019

NEW YORK Oil prices rose on Tuesday after news that U.S. and Chinese officials discussed trade, while predictions for a weekly draw on U.S. crude stockpiles lent some support as well.

White House asks Iowa senator for input on biofuels policy: sources

23 Nov 2019

NEW YORK The White House has asked Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley's office for input on the administration's latest proposal to boost the ethanol market in 2020, according to two sources familiar with the matter on Friday, after a flurry of conversations between President Donald Trump and corn-state advocates critical of the plan.

Oil slumps on oversupply fears, trade talk concerns

20 Nov 2019

NEW YORK Oil fell more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday on concerns about excess global crude supply and limited progress toward resolving the U.S.-China trade dispute that has clouded the outlook for oil demand.

Oil prices gain 2% despite concerns about rising supplies

19 Nov 2019

NEW YORK Oil futures gained nearly 2% on Friday as comments from a top U.S. official raised optimism for a U.S.-China trade deal, but worries about increasing crude supplies capped prices.

'Hanging by its fingernails': U.S. biodiesel industry struggles without subsidy

15 Nov 2019

NEW YORK When John Whittington shut his Morristown, Indiana, biodiesel plant this week, he knew the move would leave all 14 of his workers there looking for jobs heading into the U.S. holiday season. But he felt he had no choice.

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