WorldOil Canada’s PM vote will influence energy, financial sectors With Canadians set to vote Monday in a highly competitive election, the outlook for the two largest sectors in country’s stock index hangs in the balance. Democrats to investigate oil industry over “climate disinformation” House Democrats are investigating the role major oil companies and their trade groups are alleged to have played in misleading the public on the role of fossil fuels in causing global warming. Texas oil regulator works to secure natural gas supply for potential weather emergencies Railroad Commission of Texas commissioners approved publishing for public comment proposed rules for critical designation of natural gas infrastructure during energy emergencies. Norway elects pro-oil, Labor-led coalition in advance of COP26 climate talks Norway’s opposition Labor Party is on course to oust the Conservative-led government after two consecutive terms in an election dominated by disputes over the Nordic economy’s dependence on fossil fuel. Greens decry oil and gas tax breaks in Democrats’ new proposal “This bill is fundamentally at odds with the president’s commitment to repeal fossil fuel subsidies,” said Erich Pica, president of Friends of the Earth. “This is a failure of climate leadership that will not soon be forgotten.” Joe Manchin holds America’s energy independence, and economic future, in his hands West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin stands alone among his fellow Democrats, recognizing the long-term economic damage Biden's $3.5T liberal wish list would inflict on America’s ability to meet its own energy needs, and compete in the global economic arena. Biden’s budget plan spurs lobbying frenzy, with all eyes on Joe Manchin West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin (D), who commands a linchpin vote in the Senate, is at the center of a lobbying crossfire over President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion economic package, with the energy industry and environmental advocates both vying for his support. Biden’s clean energy future won’t include natural gas Natural gas won’t count as clean energy under a House Democratic plan that would eventually rid the electric grid of carbon and is part of the $3.5 trillion tax-and-spending package moving through Congress. Talos pushes back against Pemex over Zama oilfield takeover Talos Energy Inc., the U.S. offshore explorer behind Mexico’s largest oil discovery in years, is taking the first step toward an international dispute after control of the field was given to state producer Pemex. Democrats close in on drilling, mining bans for Biden’s $3.5T infrastructure scheme Legislation to block oil drilling in most U.S. waters and Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge edged closer to passage Thursday, as the House Natural Resources Committee rejected more than a dozen changes sought by Republicans.