White House Calls on OPEC and Its Allies to Pump More Oil

U.S. President Joe Biden’s top aides are pressuring OPEC and its allies to boost oil output to tackle rising gasoline prices that they see as a threat to global economic recovery.

White House prohibits US investment in 59 Chinese companies, including shipbuilders and energy firms

This order is intended to “address the ongoing national emergency …with respect to the threat posed by the military-industrial complex of the People’s Republic of China.” It specifies 59 entities that are subject to prohibitions, effective August 2.

What the battle for the White House means for global shipping

Undoubtedly, fossil fuel production and exports have been given a shot in the arm by the Trump administration with a deregulatory agenda supporting US energy production.

Biden vows to tackle shipping emissions

A change in occupancy of the White House next year is likely to see the US become far more engaged with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) decarbonisation drive.