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China’s Meltdown Spells Even More Peril for Petro-States

Oil prices were already fighting a massive hangover. Now, market convulsions in China threaten oil-dependent regimes from Russia to Venezuela.

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Putin's Fading Energy Dreams

Putin’s pipe dreams to cement a flurry of energy deals with Asia and Europe are in disarray.

The Cable

This Map Shows Why Obama’s Green Push May be Too Late

The Obama administration just unveiled its most ambitious steps yet to curb greenhouse gas emissions and leave a green legacy for the Obama White House.

Dispatch

The War for Mexico’s Water

Struggling with aging infrastructure, strapped resources, and poor access, privatization is being pitched as the cure to Mexico's water woes. But will it leave people high and dry?

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In Pipeline Attacks, Oil Runs Thicker Than Kurdish Blood

The PKK’s attacks on energy infrastructure in Turkey aren’t just directed at their longtime enemy in Ankara — they're also aimed at Iraqi Kurds they see as sellouts.

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Oil Glut Sends Crude Prices Tumbling and Hammers U.S. Producers

Supply is outstripping demand by more than 2 million barrels per day — and that's before Iran starts selling more crude in the wake of the landmark nuclear deal with Washington.

Passport

Amid Decisive Talks With Creditors, Ukraine Tries to Secure Its Economic Future

To bring in investment, Kiev is opening up its state-owned companies to investors as part of a privatization push. But the investment pitch risks falling on deaf ears.

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Saudi Arabia in the North Sea

The chilly waters of northern Scotland have become the testing ground for the next generation of green energy. If the engineers can pull it off.

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