After months of acrimony, Baghdad and Erbil are taking steps to sort out the oil-fueled dispute that threatened to tear Iraq to pieces.
In the end, congressional efforts to force approval of the long-delayed pipeline came up just short. That doesn't mean the battle for Keystone is over -- or that Obama is off the hook just yet.
The United States and its allies are ramping up efforts to strangle the terrorist group's main source of income, though it's still unclear just how much oil the Islamic State pumps and sells.
With the Islamic State on their doorstep, Kurdish leaders have scaled back their once grandiose ambitions to focus on ensuring the survival of their enclave.
Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said, the man who built modern, moderate Oman, may be on his deathbed. Omanis hope for the best and fear what could come next.
Libya's crude production is again imperiled, but an oversupplied market doesn't seem to mind.
With the Keystone pipeline still in limbo, TransCanada gets the ball rolling on Plan B -- shipping tar-sands oil to Canada's eastern coast.
The green-eyeshades crew is taking the lead in trying to choke off the illicit millions that fund the terrorist group. But the Islamic State's own overreach may cost it more than sanctions.
Oil and gas prices are falling through the floor. And some countries are woefully unprepared for the drop.
Oil prices have fallen sharply. But that doesn't mean that oil is cheap -- and it doesn't spell doom for everybody.
East African countries see oil and gas as a road to economic salvation. But are they too late to catch the boom?
Argentina is playing nice with foreign investors to get its energy house in order. Haven't we heard this tune before?
Airstrikes seem to have mauled a portion of ISIS's oil operations. That could hamstring its finances -- and its war machine.
Yes, crude oil is still in headlong retreat from its summertime peak. But that doesn't mean that all petrostates are trembling.
The latest round of airstrikes targeted one vulnerable part of the terror group's illicit empire. But that doesn't mean ISIS oil fields will be bombed next.
Self-determination doesn't necessarily mean freedom. Can an independent Scotland achieve both?
FP talked energy with Jose Manuel Soria, Spain's point man on everything from green subsidies to offshore drilling.
Europe and the United States are ratcheting up sanctions on Russia, but Putin is not standing still.
Geopolitical crises abound, but oil producers are still pumping -- and pumping more than the world needs.
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.
Why some Libyans see a solution to the country's political crises in a document that was published 63 years ago.
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.