Tariffs on steel and aluminum announced by U.S. President Donald Trump brought concerns from the very energy sector he’s trying to support. Jack Gerard, the president and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute, said the president’s announcement of a 25 percent tariff on steel imports and a 10 percent tariff for aluminum was inconsistent with Trump’s goal of U.S. energy dominance. “The U.S. oil and natural gas industry, in particular, relies on specialty steel for many of its projects that most U.S. steelmakers don’t supply,” Gerard said in a statement . “Consideration must be given to continue the unprecedented and historic energy renaissance that our industry has driven through important investments that […]

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