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Palm Oil Is Killing the Sumatran Tiger

There are only 400 Sumatran tigers left in the world because most of their habitat has been eaten up by oil palm plantations in just two years

100s of ND Oil Spills Not Publicized

(BISMARCK, N.D.) — North Dakota, the nation's No. 2 oil producer behind Texas, recorded nearly 300 oil pipeline spills in less than two years, state documents...

Brazilian Oil Workers Go On Strike

(RIO DE JANEIRO) — Workers of Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras have gone on a nationwide strike protesting next week's scheduled auction of a huge...

The U.S. Is an Energy Superpower

New technologies have enabled the U.S. to become the world's top producer of oil and natural gas by energy content.

Texas Tea Party

Experience is an asset for a booming oil region

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...

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...

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...