China lays out plans to triple its nuclear power capacity by 2015. Until Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster, which triggered a moratorium, China planned to quadruple its nuclear capacity.
After years of working to obtain permission from the state, Alberta-based U.S. Oil Sands Inc. was given the final go-ahead Wednesday to develop the first commercial oil sands project in the US.
Could the US leapfrog Saudi Arabia as the world's top oil producer? US oil production is set to jump 7 percent this year, inching one step closer to Saudi Arabia's spot as the global leader.
Renewable energy proposal in Michigan would enshrine a '25 by 25' mandate in the state constitution. If voters approve the referendum Nov. 6, Michigan would be the first state to include a renewable energy goal in its constitution.
MIT inventor of a liquid metal battery makes guest appearance on The Colbert Show and adds a note of optimism in climate debate. Can liquid metal battery or other battery technology diminish world's reliance on oil?
Energy and green energy were hot topics during the presidential debates, but climate change didn't come up once. The candidates may be avoiding the issue because voters don't want to hear a difficult message.
Natural gas and new methods for oil drilling are creating an unconventional energy jobs boom in several states. By 2015, production of unconventional oil will outstrip conventional oil, according to a new report. But the boom in natural gas and oil extraction doesn't benefit everyone equally.
Despite being the world's ninth largest exporter of crude oil and petroleum products, Canada is a longtime oil importer, Cobb writes. That could change.
Despite difficulties in harnessing the power, fusion holds great promise in meeting our energy needs, Holland writes.
Rosneft, Russia's state-owned oil company, announced Monday it will purchase full stake of TNK-BP from BP and a group of Soviet-born billionaires. The deal will establish Roseneft as the world's largest oil producer.
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.