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Light, sweet crude oil prices fell slightly on the New York market Apr. 4 to settle above $62/bbl but rose in early trading Apr. 5 after the US Department of Labor reported the US economy added 196,000 jobs in March.

Eni SPA and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) are developing a high-alcohol vehicle fuel that they say can lower exhaust emissions of carbon dioxide by up to 3% under Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test Procedures.

The US drilling rig count climbed 19 units to reach 1,025 rigs working for the week ended Apr. 5, according to Baker Hughes data. The count is up 22 units from the 1,003 rigs working this time a year ago.

The US Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to allow gasoline with a 15% ethanol blend to be sold year-round would be a mistake if it was implemented, an American Petroleum Institute official testified on Mar. 29.

Calling the Green New Deal to an early vote a day earlier showed that Democrats were not ready to go on record supporting the idea, US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said in a Mar. 27 floor speech. Forty-three Senate Democrats and Independent Bernard Sanders (Vt.) called the balloting a sham and voted “present” instead, causing it to fail 57-0.


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