OPEC collusion used to be bad news for America. Now, the oil patch is cheering signs the cartel might rein in production.
Keith Johnson is a senior reporter covering energy geopolitics for Foreign Policy. Previously, Johnson worked for more than a decade at the Wall Street Journal and was based in both Washington, D.C., and Europe. From 2007 to 2010, he contributed to Environmental Capital, a blog for the Journal that focused on energy developments and sustainability.
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