The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) announced it would keep oil output unchanged during its meeting Friday. That inaction won't answer any of the myriad questions surrounding the future of the world's most dominant fuel.
EPA will soon determine that airline greenhouse gases are pollutants harming human health, the first step in regulating planet-warming emissions from the sector. But some wonder if Obama's regulations will go far enough to make a difference.
Saudi Arabia's oil minister arrived in Vienna Monday for a semi-annual Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries meeting, and expressed optimism that the cartel's strategy of maintaining output is working.
South Carolina's senior senator, one of the GOP's few moderates on climate change, launched a bid for president Monday. But Sen. Lindsey Graham's odds are long, and his campaign is focused on national security.
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What was done to detect and stop a California oil pipeline spill and protect some of the most fabled coastline in California has come under scrutiny, as officials continue cleaning up the mess created by a leak estimated at up to 101,000 gallons.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal could accelerate and expand energy US-Japan energy trade as Japan looks to fill a gap left by a nuclear power ban. But with or without TPP, analysts say Japan is poised to buy a lot of US natural gas.