The Washington Post – Energy Secretary Rick Perry will fly to London this week to discuss a nuclear cooperation agreement with senior officials from Saudi Arabia, which is planning to build two reactors along the Persian Gulf.
InsideClimate News – Leaks of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, from oil and gas sites in Pennsylvania could be five times greater than industry reports to state regulators, according to a new analysis by the Environmental Defense Fund.
In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, hundreds of U.S. mayors oppose Trump's reversal of Clean Power Plan; company building nuclear reactors faked inspections; and possible financial incentives to boost smart grid.
The New York Times – Life in Saudi Arabia has long been defined by the oil that flows from the kingdom. Now, the country is trying to tie its future to another natural resource it has in abundance: sunlight.
The Hill – The Interior Department is planning to hold the largest sale of oil and gas leases in the country's history. The plans, announced Friday, would auction off 77.3 million acres of offshore waters to drilling, covering coastal waters in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.
U.S. News & World Report – A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants the Georgia legislature to formally denounce President Donald Trump's proposal to expand oil drilling into waters off Georgia and its coastal neighbors as a threat to tourism and fishing.