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Saudi Arabia Plans to Break Its ‘Addiction’ to Oil

Riyadh has an ambitious plan to transform and diversify its oil-dependent economy. Saudi Arabia’s new leadership desperately needs it to work.

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Dutch Treat: Russia Dodges a Bullet in the $50 Billion Yukos Case — For Now

The decade-long battle to get compensation for the illegal seizure of Yukos will continue well into the future after an unexpected — and legally questionable — court ruling in the Netherlands.

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To Punish Iran, Saudis Scuttle Oil-Freeze Plan

Crude prices fell after big oil producers failed to rein in output — fruit of Saudi Arabia’s strategic rivalry with Iran.

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Under President Sanders, the Planet Will Feel the Burn

While he calls global warming an “unprecedented” threat, Bernie Sanders’s energy proposals could actually raise, not lower, U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.

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King Coal Is Losing His Throne

Peabody Energy joins a growing list of coal miners who are going broke thanks to a perfect storm of cheap natural gas, the slowdown in China, and tougher environmental rules.

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Tiny Kosovo Faces a Big Energy Dilemma

The energy-starved Balkan nation needs a new power plant. But is dirty brown coal the best way to build the economy?

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