US President-elect Donald Trump has appointed former Texas governor Rick Perry to head the department he once wanted to shut down. Perry is an advocate for black energy, but has also helped transform Texas into a green paradise for wind energy.
Former Texas Governor and previous presidential candidate Rick Perry has been appointed US Secretary of Energy in Donald Trump's coming administration, according to several US media, including the New York Times.
The multinational commodity trader navigated through a turbulent market in fiscal 2022, which ended in September, but nonetheless closed the year with a record result. Challenging conditions will carry on into 2023.
Serious dissatisfaction is emanating from European capitals regarding the Energy Charter Treaty for protecting fossil energy investments, thus prompting the EU Commission to assess its options for a collective exit.