Exclusive: US issues license to Trinidad and Tobago to develop Venezuela’s offshore gas field

US and Trinidad officials said on Tuesday that the Biden administration has granted a license to Trinidad and Tobago to develop a large gas field located in Venezuelan territorial waters, in another step to ease some sanctions. in Venezuela. The license, issued by the US Treasury Department at Trinidad’s request and intended to boost regional … Read more

Pakistan is scrambling to restore electricity after the second major power grid collapse in months

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan’s government said on Monday it was scrambling to restore electricity to millions of people after a grid collapse caused the worst power outages in months and highlighted poor infrastructure in the debt-ridden country. Energy Minister Khurram Dastgir told reporters that an investigation had been launched into the outage, which he said … Read more

Police move into a coal mine, demonstrators holed up in an abandoned German village

LUZERAT, Germany (January 11) (Reuters) – Hundreds of police began clearing out a deserted village of climate change protesters on Wednesday in a standoff over an opencast pottery mine expansion that highlighted tensions over climate policy in Germany during an energy crisis. . Forming human chains, demonstrators erected a makeshift barrier from old containers and … Read more