A German company has developed technology to build wind turbine towers out of wood, making the already clean energy source even cleaner, according to OilPrice.com.
BP confirms it is in talks to take sell its stake in TNK-BP, Russia's third largest energy producer in terms of production. The proposed buyer, Rosneft, has close ties to President Vladimir V. Putin.
A survey of Canadian adults found that most reacted negatively to foreign control of their natural resources, according to OilPrice.com. Canadians are "not particularly supportive" of a proposed deal with the China National Offshore Oil Corp.
Pirates generally target ships in order to steal the goods being transported, and oil trade around the Niger Delta is being affected as pirate activity grows, according to OilPrice.com.
The prime minister-elect of Georgia announced earlier this week his choice of soccer sensation Kakha Kaladze as his new energy minister. The soccer star has played for top Italian clubs Milan and Genoa, according to OilPrice.com.
The seasonal decline in gas prices is later than usual. So, while the national average retail price is down to $3.72, that's still a record for gas prices this time of year.
The EU has approved improvements to sanctions on Iran that will prohibit all transactions between EU and Iranian banks, according to OilPrice.com.
A Massachusetts-based startup hopes their method of using tiny nanowires will dramatically increase the energy produced by solar cells, according to OilPrice.com.
In the debate, GOP candidate Romney points to unusual federal prosecution of oil companies in North Dakota for 28 bird deaths. Was the Obama administration taking on the oil industry?
People who are counting on natural gas to solve the world’s energy problems are 'counting their chickens before they are hatched,' Tverberg writes. Natural gas requires a lot of infrastructure and up-front costs to obtain satisfactory results.
In Tuesday's presidential debate, energy and energy policy came up repeatedly. At several points, Mitt Romney was right on energy facts but wrong on the context.
Solyndra, the recipient of hundreds of millions in government support, has sued Chinese solar companies claiming that their illegal pricing strategies were the reason why Solyndra could not meet the contracts it promised, according to OilPrice.com.
High-tech battery-maker A123 Systems, which under Obama got $250 million in federal energy grants, filed for bankruptcy Tuesday. Mitt Romney may look to capitalize in future presidential debates, but he'll need to tread carefully.
The consumer price index jumped only 0.6 percent last month, despite a 7 percent increase in gas prices. High gas prices have taken its toll on consumers this year.
Iran could order an oil spill by possibly wrecking an oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz in an effort to disrupt key shipping lanes, according to OilPrice.com.
OPEC said it anticipated "robust" growth in the U.S. economy when compared to other developed countries, OilPrice.com reports, though "U.S. expansion remains below potential."