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Oil

  1. oil
    Oil Is Crashing Again. It Could Take Whole Governments Down With It.As unwanted oil overwhelms storage capacity, many petro-states are poised for existential crises.
  2. syria
    President Trump Is Obsessed With Stealing Syria’s OilHe seems far more concerned about plundering the country’s natural resources than about the human misery he unleashed.
  3. the top line
    The Strike on the Saudi Oil Facility Poses Three Risks to the Global EconomyWe still don’t know how bad the situation is, which is why analysts are speculating that oil prices might rise steeply if more bad news emerges.
  4. international affairs
    Everything We Know About Saudi Oil Attacks and the Escalating Crisis in the GulfThe Trump administration blames Iran, which is denying any role in the air strikes.
  5. world view
    Saudi Oil Attack Prompts More Incoherence From Trump AdministrationThe strikes disabled critical Saudi oil infrastructure and revealed how unprepared the Trump administration is to handle such a crisis.
  6. crime
    The Bitter Sibling Rivalry Burning Up an $800 Million Louisiana Oil DynastyA story of lifelong grudges, frame-ups, greed, drugs, and an incompetent conspiracy of off-duty cops.
  7. the top line
    Here’s Why OPEC Can’t Control Oil Prices AnymoreCrude prices have been in free fall for weeks — but suddenly the cartel of producers is looking helpless.
  8. Trump Press Allies to Quit Importing Iranian Oil By November 4The president appears to be engineering a spike in energy prices on the eve of the midterm elections.
  9. Oil Falls After Trump Scolds OPEC For Raising PricesThis may be the first time that the president has prioritized the interests of the American public over those of the fossil fuel industry.
  10. Keystone Pipeline Leaks More Than 200,000 Gallons of Oil in South DakotaThe last leak, of 17,000 gallons, took two months to clean up.
  11. Exxon Seeks Permission to Ignore Sanctions, Drill in RussiaRex Tillerson’s old company wants a waiver to work with Russia’s state-owned oil company on a variety of drilling projects.
  12. The Rivalry Between Saudi Arabia and Iran Will Keep Your Energy Bill LowAn OPEC deal to freeze production just melted away, and now oil prices are diving.
  13. Big Oil Is Scared of Trump for Terrible Reasons“Would he take a carbon tax as part of a tax reform deal? Of course, because he cares about tax reform.”
  14. Oil Just Keeps Getting CheaperThe price of crude is nearing its lowest mark in more than a decade.
  15. The World’s Largest Energy Trader Predicts 10 More Years of Cheap OilWe’re looking at six more weeks of winter and ten more years of cheap gas.
  16. Falling Markets Harshing Billionaires’ Mellow at DavosIlluminati winter break spoiled.
  17. Why You Should(n’t) Panic About the Stock MarketA guide to whether you should be freaking out.
  18. ‘Sell Everything’: Global Bank Warns Investors of Coming Financial CrisisThe Royal Bank of Scotland is not feeling 2016.
  19. polar bears
    US Puts the Brakes on Alaskan Offshore DrillingThe Interior Department decides to suspend offshore leases after Shell’s $7 billion exploration turned up no viable wells.
  20. islamic state watch
    The U.S. Really Wants to Stop People From Buying ISIS OilThe terrorists are getting rich.
  21. international intrigue
    Obama Approves Oil Sanctions to Squeeze Iran’s Oil ExportsSo … war or no war?
  22. international intrigue
    U.S. Ship Passes Through Strait of Hormuz Make way for the USS Abraham Lincoln.
  23. international intrigue
    Japan to Start Reducing Oil Imports From IranAnother shopper is leaving the store, kind of.
  24. international intrigue
    Edgy Iran Bracing for WarIran is planning new naval “exercises,” too.
  25. international intrigue
    E.U. Agrees in Principle on Iran Oil BanIt will reach a final decision at the end of January.
  26. Iran Warns of Oil Price Spike, Shoots Down U.S. Drone [Updated]In wake of British Embassy invasion.
  27. the donald
    You Really Have to Listen to Donald Trump Talk About Iraq“I always heard that when we went into Iraq, we went in for the oil. I said, ‘Eh, that sounds smart.’”
  28. early and often
    Barack Obama to Announce Aims to Reduce Oil Imports by a Third Over Next Ten YearsTalk, talk, talk.
  29. rush holt
    Rush Holt, the Jeopardy! Computer-Defeating Ph.D. Physicist Congressman, on Japan’s Nuclear CrisisWhat the Fukushima meltdown means for America’s energy future.
  30. cleaning up
    BP Will Keep Killing the Well Until It Is Killed for GoodThe static kill worked, and the bottom kill will finish the job.
  31. cleaning up
    BP to Remove Pipe Cap As Early As SaturdayThey’ll replace it with a better cap … three days later.
  32. offshore drilling
    Obama’s Drilling Moratorium Not Revived by CourtAppeals court rejects his request.
  33. cleaning up
    Some Dudes Are Selling ‘Oil Spill Water’Which is not actually from the oil spill.
  34. offshore drilling
    Drilling Moratorium Is Back AlreadyJudge who issued ruling may have owned stock in drilling companies.
  35. it just happened
    Judge Strikes Down Obama’s Deepwater Drilling MoratoriumWhat a bad day for President Obama.
  36. cleaning up
    BP Does Not Want You to See This PhotoMedia access to spill sites is being stifled by BP and even the government.
  37. photo op
    Protester Covers Herself in Delicious OilCrazy shenanigans were afoot in Congress today.
  38. cleaning up
    Some More Sort-of Good News About the Leak!The cap is in place, but oil is still gushing out.
  39. cleaning up
    Guess What? They Haven’t Stopped the Oil YetThe latest news from the Gulf.
  40. cleaning up
    Long Island Genius ‘Knows’ How to ‘Fix’ the LeakIn other words, she has a suggestion that may or may not work.
  41. cleaning up
    Hurricanes Could Interrupt Next Leak-Plugging EffortOh, great, we needed that.
  42. cleaning up
    Massive Oil Plumes Discovered Under GulfIt keeps getting worse.
  43. cleaning up
    As Promised, President Obama Is Angry About All That OilHe chastises oil executives for making a “ridiculous spectacle” out of the congressional hearings.
  44. cleaning up
    Oil Spill Could Be Up to Five Times Larger Than EstimatedYikes.
  45. cleaning up
    BP Releases Video of the Unstoppable Oil LeakWhy is this so difficult?
  46. drill baby drill
    Obama Proposes Oil Drilling in Offshore Areas for First TimePlan would open up water off Atlantic coastline, Gulf of Mexico, and Alaska coast for oil and gas activity.
  47. awesome things
    If You Have Any Doubts About Rapper Birdman Getting Into the Oil Business, Take a Look at His HeadThe man has made a commitment.
  48. instant politics
    Michael Idov and Matt Taibbi on Obama’s Foregone Historic Win, and the Morass It Will Land In’Rolling Stone’ columnist Matt Taibbi and ‘New York’ writer Michael Idov discuss why John McCain is “one of the worst” presidential candidates ever, Russian glee over American’s problems, and what happens after a possible President Obama is hammered for what he doesn’t manage to achieve.
  49. early and often
    Great Moments in RNC HistoryOne Alaskan delegate just explained that caribou LOVE the pipeline because it’s warm and they can snuggle up to it during the winter. Well, obvi!
  50. early and often
    Bloomberg: Tired of McCain and Obama’s Energy ‘Pandering’At a clean energy summit in Las Vegas, Hizzoner takes aim at the presidential candidates.
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