natural gas

Bank of the West’s environmental stand faces blowback

Bank of the West’s decision to divest from certain fossil fuel investments has run headlong into threats of retaliation in states that get much of their revenue from coal, oil and natural gas extraction. The San Francisco-based bank recently made it known that it would be “investing where we feel we can make the most … Continue reading Bank of the West’s environmental stand faces blowback

BRUSSELS  | EU imports of US soybeans were rising before deal with Trump

BRUSSELS  — European Union imports of U.S. soybeans were already rising substantially before a top EU official told President Donald Trump last week that the bloc would buy more. EU Commission figures released Wednesday show that 37 percent of the bloc’s soybean imports last month were coming from the U.S., compared with 9 percent in … Continue reading BRUSSELS  | EU imports of US soybeans were rising before deal with Trump

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis.  | Explosion rocks Wisconsin town after natural gas main struck

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis.  — An explosion rocked a Wisconsin community after a contractor struck a natural gas main in a downtown area filled with bars and other businesses, injuring two firefighters and a police officer, authorities said. Firefighters and police officers responded to a reported gas leak, and an evacuation was underway when the blast … Continue reading SUN PRAIRIE, Wis.  | Explosion rocks Wisconsin town after natural gas main struck

Stocks power higher after a dreadful week; Dow jumps 410

NEW YORK/February 13, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — Stocks powered higher Monday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average up 410 points, as the market clawed back more of its massive losses from the previous two weeks. Apple jumped 4 percent and led a rally in technology companies, while industrial companies, banks, and consumer-focused companies like retailers also rose. … Continue reading Stocks power higher after a dreadful week; Dow jumps 410

US stocks start 2018 with gains as technology leads again

NEW YORK/January 02, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— U.S. stocks are starting the new year higher thanks in part to gains in technology companies and retailers, some of the market’s biggest gainers from 2017. Natural gas prices are rising as the cold weather continues to grip much of the U.S. Bond yields are also rising. Asian stocks climbed following … Continue reading US stocks start 2018 with gains as technology leads again

API welcomes President Trump signing pro-growth tax reform into law

WASHINGTON/ Dec. 22, 2017 (STL.NEWS) — API President and CEO Jack Gerard today welcomed President Trump’s signature on H.R. 1, delivering pro-growth, pro-development economic reforms to the U.S. tax code for the first time since 1986. “Today with the stroke of a pen, the U.S. has finally adopted a modern tax code that will unleash … Continue reading API welcomes President Trump signing pro-growth tax reform into law

Austria: 1 dead, 21 hurt in explosion at natural gas plant

BERLIN /December 12, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —An explosion Tuesday at a major natural gas facility near Austria’s border with Slovakia killed one person and left 21 others injured, and caused some gas flow disruptions to other countries, authorities said. One person was seriously injured and 20 others were slightly hurt in the morning blast at the … Continue reading Austria: 1 dead, 21 hurt in explosion at natural gas plant

Five Natural Gas Utilities Unite as Spire

With a dedication to service, Spire rolls out to 1.7 million homes and businesses ST. LOUIS, MO/September 25, 2017 (STL.News) – Today, Spire is delivering on the promise made last year to unite its five natural gas utilities under one name to serve customers even better. As of this morning, communities served by Alagasco, Laclede … Continue reading Five Natural Gas Utilities Unite as Spire