Permian Rivals Reach Deal to Create $50 Billion Oil-and-Gas Behemoth 

Diamondback Energy and Autry Stephens's Endeavor announce merger as torrid dealmaking continues in the oil patch.

Galp Warns of Lower Earnings This Year 

Galp forecast weaker earnings for 2024 after profits fell in the fourth quarter on limited refining activities due to an overhaul at its Sines plant.

Can the U.S. Break China's Grip on Solar? 

China controls the bulk of the world's solar supply chain. Now, the U.S. is trying to build its own. It will be tough.

Caught in Biden's Natural-Gas Export Fight: Your Utility Bill 

The export boom has hitched U.S. prices to volatile global markets.

China's Carbon Emissions Are Set to Decline Years Earlier Than Expected 

China's massive rollout of renewable energy is accelerating so fast that climate watchdogs now expect the country's greenhouse gas emissions could peak as soon as this year.

Energy & Utilities Roundup: Market Talk 

The latest Market Talks covering Energy and Utilities.

Oil prices post weekly gains amid rising Middle East tensions 

Oil futures settled higher for the fifth straight session on Friday, with Brent and WTI prices booking strong weekly gains after escalating Middle East tensions contributed to a significant rise in crude-oil benchmark prices over the past week.

Stricter Soot Limits Will Save Up to $46 Billion in Healthcare Costs, Federal Officials Say 

The new EPA air-pollution rule is another blow to the coal industry.

Dutch Pension Fund Sells Major Oil Stakes in $3 Billion Energy Divestment 

PFZW says it sold its shares in Shell, BP and TotalEnergies as the companies have made 'insufficient steps' in the transition to cleaner fuel.

How the Rockefellers and Billionaire Donors Pressed Biden on LNG Exports 

The president's decision to halt new export terminals follows a campaign by environmental groups funded by wealthy contributors.

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