The Crashing Natural Gas Prices Are Good For China -- But not the U.S. or Russia

Plunging natural gas prices in Asia are a boon for some countries -- but a massive headache from Vladivostok to Vancouver.


British Plans for Nuclear Power Spark European Fight

Austria’s pushback against British nuclear energy plans casts a shadow over the future of Hinkley Point -- and the common European energy market.


What Sri Lanka's Change in Heart Over Chinese Port Project Says About Xi's Pivot

What the back-and-forth over a port project in Colombo says about Beijing’s plans to dominate the Indian Ocean.


Shale Fail

The continent has tried to start its own shale energy revolution. But tricky geology, clumsy governments, and environmental protesters seem to have smothered it in the cradle.


Don’t Look Now, but Oil Prices Are Rising

Crude’s six-month lemming plunge seems to have ended. But the factors that caused it in the first place haven’t gone away.


The Senate Just Approved a Pipeline to Nowhere

The Keystone XL project passed the Senate, but is certain to be vetoed by President Obama.

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