How a frigid no man's land became one of the most hotly contested territories on Earth.
Beijing's deployment of its billion-dollar oil rig sends a clear message to Vietnam: We'll drill where we damn well please.
Forget Chávez and his Bolivarian Revolution -- it's oil that wrecked the Venezuelan state.
China's plan to build a new trade route with Pakistan is threatened at both ends by terrorism.
Ghana is one of Africa's big economic success stories. But the discovery of oil has confronted it with some tricky problems.
The Obama administration's incremental approach to sanctions designates key individuals, but leaves the commanding heights of the Russian economy untouched.
The disintegration of South Sudan, the world's newest country, is driving a foreign-policy shift in one of the world's oldest.
The latest delay in approving the controversial pipeline sends Keystone proponents into a lather.
Algeria's ailing, invisible strongman is a lock to win a fourth term as president. But things are not so quiet behind the scenes.
The U.S. oil boom has unleashed torrents of oil, and sparked a fight over the 40-year-old ban on oil exports.
Meet Dmytro Firtash, the shady billionaire at the heart of Russia’s energy stranglehold over Kiev.
President Obama takes a big risk and scores a win for democracy -- and no one gives a damn.
The SEC could help tackle corruption in resource-rich countries around the world -- but the oil industry is getting in the way.
How the American shale gas boom can weaken Russia's hand in Ukraine.
A spike in Iran's oil exports raises fears Tehran will be less likely to cut a permanent nuclear deal.
How a Swiss commodities giant used shell companies to make an Angolan general three-quarters of a billion dollars richer.
Forget Somalia, the world's new epicenter of piracy is on the other side of Africa.
Why unbridled oil consumption in the Middle East could pose a threat to the region and beyond.
In 2013, Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution survived the death of Hugo Chávez. Now his successor, President Nicolás Maduro, confronts his toughest challenge yet: an economy on the brink. The latest in our series of Lab Reports on Venezuela.
At the center of Turkey's corruption scandal is a "gas for gold" scheme that the Obama administration dragged its feet on stopping.
Energy is supposed to be Africa’s future. But when violence erupts in South Sudan and elsewhere, the pipelines can quickly run dry.
The next head of the Senate Energy Committee has big plans for U.S. gas exports.
How the opening of Mexico's state oil monopoly could spell the end of Keystone XL.
Russia's activists are battered and demoralized. But not everyone has given up.