Tag: Energy Secretary

Trump picks former Texas Governor Rick Perry as energy secretary

Trump picks former Texas Governor Rick Perry as energy secretary

In run up to 2012 Republican nomination, Rick Perry campaigned on closing down agency By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Dec 13 (Reuters) – Donald Trump has chosen former Texas Governor Rick Perry to head the U.S. Department of Energy, a source close to the president-elect said, putting him in charge of an agency he proposed eliminating during […]

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Trump considering Senator Heitkamp of North Dakota for Interior or Energy Secretary

Trump considering Senator Heitkamp of North Dakota for Interior or Energy Secretary

Senator Heidi Heitkamp has record of working with both parties By Ernest Scheyder HOUSTON, Dec 1 (Reuters) – President-elect Donald Trump is considering Democratic U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota for either the interior or energy secretary positions in his Cabinet, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday. Reuters previously reported […]

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Harold Hamm lacks broad focus needed to be Trump energy secretary

Harold Hamm lacks broad focus needed to be Trump energy secretary

Harold Hamm is parochial, self-interested, and too focused on one sector of American energy industry The rancorous campaign rhetoric is behind us and President-elect Donald Trump is already moderating some of his election promises – but, unfortunately, not the prospect of appointing Bakken billionaire Harold Hamm as energy secretary. Representative Kevin Cramer of North Dakota, a Trump […]

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Oil and gas mogul Harold Hamm tops Trump short-list for U.S. energy secretary

Oil and gas mogul Harold Hamm tops Trump short-list for U.S. energy secretary

Harold Hamm prospered during US shale boom By Michelle Conlin NEW YORK, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Continental Resources Chief Executive Harold Hamm is at the top of President-elect Donald Trump’s list to serve as energy secretary, according to U.S. Representative Kevin Cramer of North Dakota, a Trump energy adviser who confirmed he is also under consideration […]

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