The attack on the Abqaiq oil facilities in Saudi Arabia has sparked geopolitical tensions but has had only a minor impact on oil prices.
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Energy-wise, the fallout from the attack on Saudi oil facilities has so far been very muted. The surge in oil production in the US over the past decade helps explain why.
Oil and gas is the lifeblood of Nigeria’s economy.
One of the world's largest producers of oil has lost a legal battle that could have dire consequences on its fragile economy.
A powerful heat-trapping gas, methane is released from the natural gas delivery infrastructure.
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Two energy scholars who have studied the extent of methane leaks in the oil and gas industry explain what rescinding methane emissions regulations will mean to the climate and industry.
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Fossil fuels are heating the atmosphere – but the fact that we're burning them may not be the only reason.
Pipe for the Trans Mountain pipeline is unloaded in Edson, Alta. on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, as the federal government announced its intention to proceed with the pipeline.
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An Indigenous sovereign wealth fund would finance community needs such as housing, health care, sports facilities, scholarships, Indigenous businesses and low-carbon energy -- in perpetuity.
Supporters wave signs during an anti-carbon tax rally in Calgary in October 2018.
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Given Alberta's innovative spirit and its emissions-reducing results, is this a time for the province to turn its back on carbon policy and tarnish its reputation in a world transitioning to lower carbon?
Elk on the move in Yellowstone National Park.
What is the best way to conserve US national parks in a climate-altered future? One answer is connecting parks and other public lands, so plants and animals can shift their ranges.
‘At your service’.
From offshore oil and gas to the homes of people with disabilities, this is emerging as one of the most exciting areas of tech.
Protesters are seen outside an event Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was attending in Calgary on Nov. 22, 2018.
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Canada has joined the international community in calling for a transition away from fossil fuels. There is no reason to wait for more painful disruption before planning for that transition.
Fracking was on the ballot in Colorado’s midterm elections.
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Big oil and gas companies spent far more fighting this ballot initiative than the measure's supporters did.
Lots of money is spent on campaigns. But is that a problem?
Congressional midterm election spending will likely hit a record $5 billion. But the spending masks the main problem with US campaign financing: who gives the money and what they may get in return.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shakes hands with B.C. Premier John Horgan at a news conference where LNG Canada announced its decision to build an export facility in Kitimat, B.C.
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Burning natural gas produces less greenhouse gases than coal or oil. But the methane emissions associated with natural gas production and liquefaction threaten to erode its environmental benefits.
In Colorado, fracking often occurs right next to where people live.
Tara O'Conner Shelley
Landowners told researchers that they lacked the knowledge, time and money to advocate for themselves, their financial interests and their property in negotiations over drilling leases.
In the corridors of power: Russian president Vladimir Putin with Gazprom chief executive Alexei Miller.
Armed and backed by some of the world's largest known oil and gas reserves, Gazprom would be more powerful than US mercenaries such as Blackwater, and also closely linked to the Kremlin.
Letting it rain.
Paying these CEOs more when oil prices rise means they're rewarded for having good luck.
Storage site for wastewater from hydraulic fracturing operations just outside Reno, Texas.
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New research shows that injecting wastewater deep underground can cause earthquakes far from the injection site. It also raises questions about which rock layers are the safest injection targets.
Virginia Delegate Chris Hurst, a Democrat, at a Mountain Valley Pipeline protest before he took office.
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Whether they aim to stop pipelines in Virginia or block Pacific Northwest export terminals, organizers are trying to 'keep it in the ground' to save the climate.
One historic handshake in Helsinki.
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Not only does U.S. law bar price-fixing, there are bipartisan efforts underway to make it possible to sue OPEC members in American courts for antitrust violations.
Former EPA chief Scott Pruitt, second from left, conferring with auto industry leaders.
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The environmental responsibility some businesses say they embrace is only a veneer.
Gas prices usually rise heading into long weekends. The reasons behind wild oil price fluctuations, reflected at the pumps, is about a lot more than economics.
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Oil prices have little to do with supply or demand or even economic forces. Instead, it's all about politics.