Energy/Environment Energy Voices

  • US energy policy review reveals US doesn’t have an energy policy

    US oil and gas production have boomed, but the country still lacks a coherent energy strategy, according to an International Energy Agency review. The report credits the US for reducing greenhouse emissions, and encourages further investment in electricity infrastructure.

  • Oil prices, energy sanctions, and the Russian ruble crisis

    Plummeting oil prices and tightening sanctions are taking their toll on the Russian economy, combining to push the Russian ruble off a cliff. Moscow's move to prop up state-owned oil company Rosneft has only exacerbated the currency crisis in Russia.

  • OPEC of the West? North America eyes stronger energy ties

    The US, Canada, and Mexico look to bolster a North American energy boom that has redefined global fuel flows. But oil prices continue to plunge, threatening to curtail the expensive kinds of oil and gas that have prevailed across the continent.

  • Abandoned Chevron gas project deals blow to Ukraine energy

    Chevron's move to pull out of a $10 billion gas deal in Ukraine is only the latest in a series of investment setbacks resulting in much less certainty for Ukraine's energy security. 

  • The high price of cheap oil

    Declining oil prices are supposed to have a balanced ledger of winners and losers, Cobb writes. But we may be on our way to finding out that in the long run we will have a much larger list of losers than winners.

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