A decrease in crude oil stocks reported by the US Energy Department could be a sign of a rough future for energy markets, according to OilPrice.com.
South Africa has lifted a ban on the hydraulic fracturing, a controversial method for tapping natural gas reserves commonly known as "fracking," according to OilPrice.com. South Africa ranks among the top ten global owners of shale gas resources and some say fracking will help the country exploit these resources.
OPEC figures show a general decline in Iran's crude oil production after Iran was hit with economic sanctions this summer, according to OilPrice.com. But has the effect of the sanctions on Iran's oil production reached a limit?
History suggests that it can take up to 50 years to replace an existing energy infrastructure, and we don't have that long, Cobb writes.
Romney energy plan wants to open federal lands to drill onshore and US waters to drill offshore, but gives short shrift to renewable energy and ignores fuel efficiency, carbon-dioxide emissions, and climate change. Part 1 of a three-part series on the Romney energy plan.
Escalating international dispute over South China Sea islands involves an oil bonanza of unknown proportions. Here are steps China, Japan, the US, ASEAN, and others can take to neutralize regional competition over energy.
Oil prices belie the industry's story of continued abundance in oil supplies.