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Texas Tea Party

Experience is an asset for a booming oil region

Greenpeace Activists Charged with Piracy in Russia

(MOSCOW) — Greenpeace said Wednesday that 14 of its activists who were detained after protesting at a Russian oil platform have been charged with piracy, a crime...

The Benefits and Perils of Energy Abundance

40 years after a Mideast oil embargo decimated the U.S., the country is awash in new supplies of energy, from oil to natural gas to solar. But that abundance...

How to Lose $30 Billion in 18 Months

In 2012, Brazilian entrepreneur Eike Batista was on top of the world: Forbes  had ranked him the seventh richest man on the planet, and the wealthiest Brazilian...

Oil Climbs to Highest in More than 2 Years

The price of oil climbed to its highest in more than two years on Wednesday as the U.S. edged closer to taking action against Syria for the alleged use of...

Oil Surges Past $112 a Barrel on Syrian Crisis

(BANGKOK) — The price of oil rose surged past $112 a barrel Wednesday, as the U.S. edged closer to intervening in Syria's civil war. U.S. Defense Secretary...

Stocks Edge Higher as Syria, Oil Worries Linger

(NEW YORK) — The stock market edged higher Wednesday as investors continued to focus on the likelihood of a U.S.-led attack on Syria. Energy stocks rose sharply...

Oil Lease Sale: 21M Acres in Western Gulf

(NEW ORLEANS) — ConocoPhillips Co. made $50.3 million in high bids, including the day's highest single bid of $30.5 million, in the second-smallest federal oil...