Crude is key to inflation. Here's why has it been going up so much.
Gulf states have given women great education, but they are still very limited participants in the workplace.
While some stereotype Alberta as a "conservative" province, the bucking and swift horses that typify the Calgary Stampede speak to a more complex spirit of risk seen in local musicians.
Investors who think oil is a good long-term bet should read this first.
So low has the demand for oil sunk that the US is running out of places to store it.
Has the world entered an era of ultra-low prices? An energy scholar argues that a long period of low oil prices will set the U.S. – and globe – back on the economy and the environment.
Indonesia, which has the world's largest Muslim population, is expected to face no political impacts from US-Iran conflict due to Indonesia's minimal involvement in the region.
Tensions between Iran and the US have spiked, but oil prices have barely budged. Why not? And is the oil markets' muted response an accurate reflection of the rising tensions?
Recent pipeline explosions have brought the problem of Mexico's black market for oil into tragic relief.
Venezuela's Petro cryptocurrency is a clever way to raise money by getting around international sanctions against the country.
Angola's president-elect, João Lourenço, has a reputation for relative probity. But, he's unlikely to rock the boat as Eduardo dos Santos remains party chairman.
When the price collapsed, the world's most disastrously oil-dependent state was the biggest casualty.
An America that drills more, and imports less, could mean Opec no longer gets to call the shots.
The SEC and others are pressing Exxon to disclose more climate change risks to investors. But new research suggests shareholders are already pricing in those costs on their own.
New technologies that can help us to meet climate change targets are struggling to see the light of day. Incentives need to be fixed, and carbon pricing is at the heart of the matter.
Scotland's numbers look far worse than the UK's.
It is important to nurture local companies and increase domestic participation in Africa's emerging oil economies.
South Sudan is not the only oil-dependent country suffering from the fall in oil prices. Nigeria and Angola are also having difficulties. One solution is for them to diversify their economies.
Woodside's deferral of its floating gas project in Western Australia is just the latest blow low oil prices have dealt the industry.
Angola's Dos Santos is buying time. His promise to step down is an attempt to diffuse growing political tensions, as repression continues. He might relinquish his position, but not his power.