The connection between oil and arms trade is not a conspiracy theory.
Since the federal government started setting fuel economy standards, US-built cars have doubled their fuel efficiency, saving money for consumers and reducing pollution.
When the price collapsed, the world's most disastrously oil-dependent state was the biggest casualty.
Oil-dependent and led by a charismatic dictator with a chaotic economic policy, is Suriname the next Venezuela?
Saudi Arabia's economy is almost entirely dependent on oil. Here's how it's trying to change that.
OPEC's recent decision to cut supply is a classic move from the oil cartel playbook. But in today's era, there are many more players and game-changing technologies on the field.
The interventionist foreign policy of the Gulf states is increasingly at odds with their economic security.
Energy companies shouldn't rely on government regulation to protect them from the growing disruption from renewables and increased consumer control.
OPEC has been declared dead in recent months as the group of oil-exporters has been unable to agree on a plan to stabilize the market. But was it really ever alive in the first place?
Gulf states such as Saudi Arabia and Qatar are beginning the painful process of restructuring their economies away from oil dependence.
Woodside's deferral of its floating gas project in Western Australia is just the latest blow low oil prices have dealt the industry.
Faced with stringent fuel economy standards but cheap gas, automakers may seek to delay CAFE rules. What's the best way to reevaluate these emissions-cutting rules?
Geopolitics – from the US to Syria to Iran – are at the heart of Saudi Arabia and Russia's decision to freeze oil production at January levels.
When you pick apart the strange economics of global energy markets, it becomes clear how the incredible power of Riyadh can take other countries to the brink.
While oil prices have halved over the past year, the number of mergers and acquisitions has most definitely not.
The future does not bode well for global oil. This, however, is for reasons related to climate change, not because of tumbling prices.
There could be trouble ahead.
Oil exporters have had a tough year ... but there is hope for economic reform via the Islamic bond market.
How should Nigeria weather yet another episode of oil price shock? This time it's likely to be worsened by two events of significant global effect.
It's been done before but tapping the Strategic Petroleum Reserve – particularly when prices for oil are low – isn't the best way to fund the Highway Trust Fund.