A new book, "A Most Deliberate Swindle," details the way clean transportation was stifled at its dawning in the U.K.
Prince Muhammad bin Salman is likely to come away empty handed in the most important dispute—the one over Syria.
In face of a new administration that may deny climate change, Carolyne Wright reminds us about the blood and tears shed over petroleum for so many years.
Once so wealthy from oil sales that they could finance wars, megaprojects, and domestic social peace simultaneously, Russia, Saudi Arabia and others are now beset by internal strife or are on the brink of collapse as oil prices remain at ruinously low levels.
Replacing the petroleum-fueled world we’ve known for decades is an anemic, possibly even declining, demand that is likely to force suppliers to fight over a diminishing market.
The oil attrition wars may not lead us into a future of North American triumphalism or even to a more modest Saudi version of the same but into a strange new world in which an unlimited capacity to produce oil meets an increasingly crippled capitalist system without the capacity to absorb it.
Donald Trump’s slippery slogan is delusional.
The current rout in oil prices threatens a profound shift in the geopolitical fortunes of major energy-producing countries. Many are already experiencing economic and political turmoil, and the longer low prices persist, the more devastating the consequences are likely to be.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Russian airstrikes on the eastern province of Deir al-Zor killed 36 on Friday -- a week after the Paris attacks claimed by Islamic State. But bombing alone will not win the war with the militant group.