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An oil industry between two fires

Politicking between two US presidential candidates has never been so colourful. As the election approaches and the polls swing back and forth, neither Trump nor Clinton have offered the oil industry what it needs

Just one week before election day and the outcome is still too close to call. At the time of writing, the polls were divided, but ABC's latest survey sees Trump pipping it. Whether it is Clinton or Trump who manages to triumph through the scandals - allegations of sexual misconduct for one and an impending FBI investigation for the other - the next US president will inherit an energy sector at a crossroads. The new leader of the free world will also face several important decisions on matters ranging from carbon emissions reduction policies to drilling regulations and taxes. President Obama's successor must achieve a delicate balancing act of cutting carbon emissions while bolstering US o

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