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US oil & gas industry slams Trump's steel tariff plans

Pipeline trade groups note that the cost for specialised steel needed to build arteries that carry petroleum would rise

Industry insiders say that if Mr Trump's proposed tariff of 25 per cent on steel imports boost US domestic steel making, it would be a boon for some producers of metallurgical coal that is used in steel mills.


THE US oil and gas industry has slammed President Donald Trump's plan to impose tariffs on imported steel, saying that the move would kill energy jobs by raising costs for big infrastructure projects.

Officials at the nation's top energy industry trade groups issued...

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