Some desire political independence, but the city looks to the mainland for most of its resources.
Lines between countries used to have little importance in Africa's most dynamic region. How times have changed.
Offshore energy fueled Scotland's dream of independence. The eclipse of North Sea oil and gas is killing it.
What everyone gets wrong about Beijing's bullying in the South China Sea.
The dispute between Baghdad and Erbil over Iraqi Kurdistan's oil exports has steadily ratcheted up this year. Now they are fighting in court over $100 million of oil anchored outside of Houston.
The Islamic State, the world's richest terror group, is reaping millions of dollars a day from selling stolen oil to shady businessmen across the Middle East.
An arbitration panel in The Hague finds that Moscow dismembered Yukos for political purposes and awards record damages to former shareholders.
The White House shouldn't allow Argentina's debt problems to impede U.S. energy security.
EU leaders expand sanctions options but hold off targeting industries.
The new $50 billion BRICS bank will finance a wave of heavily polluting coal plants the West wouldn't touch. And that's not all bad.
China suddenly withdrew its controversial oil rig from Vietnamese waters ahead of schedule. Beijing says the rig did its job -- and it may have, in more ways than one.
Can the Kurds prevent Maliki from sabotaging the country's oil infrastructure?
China's heavy-handed behavior is driving neighbors, especially Australia, farther away from its orbit.
How social media and a little sleuthing turned up a Mao-era nuclear program.
Sisi is taking bold steps, including forging possible deals with Israel, to keep his country from going over a financial cliff.
Insurgents may threaten Iraq's dams as much as its oil -- with potentially dire consequences.
Can Canada's indigenous communities stop Prime Minister Stephen Harper from turning the country into a petrostate?
Mexico's president threw open the door to reforming the energy sector, potentially reversing 75 years of revolutionary legacy. Now the ambitious overhaul is colliding with messy political reality.
The race to attract foreign oil and gas companies could consolidate the transformation of a former pariah state.
Environmentalists trying to block shale gas exploration across Europe are unknowingly helping Putin maintain his energy leverage over the continent.
Islamist militants haven't touched Iraqi oil production or exports yet, but they threaten Iraq's all-important future prospects.
Moscow's cancellation of natural gas exports to Kiev ratchets up the pressure on Ukraine -- and is making European leaders nervous about energy supplies.
As ISIS rolls toward Baghdad, the Kurds are gaining oil, ground, and power.
Americans might have forgotten about the Iraq war, but they’re about to feel it at the gas pump.
China will be the big driver of natural gas markets for the rest of the decade. And Europe is missing the bus.
Southeast Asian countries were teaming up against China -- now they're at each other's throats over water, dams, and fish.