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US oil producers defy calls to open taps and tame war-driven energy prices

US oil producers defy calls to open taps and tame war-driven energy prices

America’s largest oil and gas producers are keeping a lid on supply, defying calls from the Biden administration to lift output even as soaring fuel prices driven by Russia’s war in Ukraine deliver bumper profits. Top shale oil and gas producers including ConocoPhillips, Pioneer Natural Resources and Devon Energy all unveiled a sharp increase in …

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Column: U.S. power producers are consuming near-record volumes of gas

Column: U.S. power producers are consuming near-record volumes of gas

LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Record U.S. electricity consumption is driving near-record combustion of gas by power generators, ensuring gas inventories remain under pressure and prices remain high. In common with other parts of the U.S. economy, growth in gas production and the electricity supply has not kept pace with growth in demand after the …

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English craft cider producers demand the same protection as champagne

From the crab apples pressed during the Roman conquest to the Kent orchards planted during the reign of Henry VIII, the making of British cider is one of the country’s finest heritage assets. So much so that craft producers are now demanding protection from modern commercial ciders with added water and fruit flavourings which they …

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