Will Gazprom Play the Putin Card?

The murky relationship between Russia’s energy giant and the Kremlin could turn the EU's antitrust case against the energy giant into the latest flash point with Moscow.


China Invests Billions in Its ‘All-Weather Friendship’ With Pakistan

New energy and infrastructure deals with Islamabad are starting to flesh out both pillars of Beijing’s Silk Road plans. That may not be a bad thing after all.


The U.S. Needs to End Its Ban on Crude Oil Exports

We can help our allies and undermine our adversaries if we get rid of this antiquated policy.


The Pot of Gold at the End of the Iranian Rainbow

Companies far and wide are drooling over the prospect of an opening to Iran. But doubts over the nuclear deal and the future of sanctions still dampen Tehran’s hopes for an early rehabilitation.


Japan Bets on Nuclear, and Coal, for Future Power

Four years after Fukushima, Tokyo is angling to get nuclear reactors back online. But dirty old coal will be doing the real heavy lifting.

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