Environment & Energy Report

U.S. Energy Chief Is Said to Plan Nuclear Deal Talks with Saudis

Feb. 26, 2018, 11:38 PM

Energy Secretary Rick Perry will travel to London to discuss nuclear energy with officials from Saudi Arabia on March 2 as the Trump administration pursues a deal to build reactors in the kingdom, according to a source familiar with the plans.

Perry scrapped earlier plans that would have taken him to New Delhi at the behest of the White House. He will instead lead an inter-agency delegation to London, said the person, who asked not to be named to discuss White House strategy.

The administration is considering permitting Saudi Arabia to enrich and reprocess uranium as part of a deal...

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