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Manchin Gets Mountain Valley Pipeline Deal Into Debt Bill

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin slipped into the debt-limit deal a measure meant to accelerate a multi-billion-dollar natural gas pipeline that’s been repeatedly stalled on environmental concerns, according to people familiar with the matter.

Conoco to Buy Full Control of Oil-Sands Site for $3 Billion

ConocoPhillips exercised its right to acquire TotalEnergies SE’s 50% stake in the Surmont oil-sands field for as much as $3.33 billion, giving it full control of the Canadian operation and thwarting efforts by Suncor Energy Inc. to buy into the site.

Mountain Valley Pipeline Faces FERC Permitting Roadblock

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission must revisit multiple orders allowing work on the Mountain Valley Pipeline to resume, after an appeals court held Friday that the agency had inadequately explained its decision to skirt certain review related to the project’s sedimentation impact.

How Aviation Is Trying to Clean Up Its Dirty Image: QuickTake

With the UN’s International Civil Aviation Organization forecasting that aviation emissions could triple by 2050 from their 2015 level, some countries are taking action by outlawing short flights where rail is a viable alternative. Now the clock is ticking for the aviation industry to decarbonize or face further restrictions on its growth.

Are New Pipelines Doomed? Oil & Gas Delivery Explained

A series of high profile legal setbacks has some in the industry asking—is it still possible to build pipelines in America?