Can the Kurds prevent Maliki from sabotaging the country's oil infrastructure?
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.
Islamist militants haven't touched Iraqi oil production or exports yet, but they threaten Iraq's all-important future prospects.
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.
A new study adds fuel to the political debate over ending the 40-year old ban on oil exports.
When Putin arrives in Shanghai to try and ink a new multibillion-dollar energy deal, it'll be the Chinese -- not the Russians -- who will be laughing all the way to the bank.
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.