News bites: US to link Iranian oil company, Revolutionary Guard

Bloomberg looks at a forthcoming Treasury Department report that’s expected to present evidence that Iran's state-owned oil company is an “an agent or affiliate” of the country's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

The Associated Press reports that “gloomy” economic news dragged down oil prices Monday.

AP also reports that the Environmental Protection Agency has named a new top official for its Region 6, which includes Texas, Louisiana and several other states.

Bloomberg reports on efforts by Alaskan officials to export natural gas to Asian markets.

Environmentalists around the world protested hydraulic fracturing, a controversial natural-gas extraction method, over the weekend, The Los Angeles Times reports.

This post was updated at 5:00 p.m.