Deep in the Heart of Texas, a Chinese Wind Farm Raises Eyebrows
Members of Congress fear Beijing could use the facility for espionage and economic warfare. But the Trump administration is set to let it move forward.
Trump’s China Trade Deal Is as Dead as Can Be
His much-touted trade victory has crashed and burned with the coronavirus pandemic.
Oil Price Nosedive Continues as Trump’s Deal Fails to Deliver
The impact of the coronavirus sends markets into an unprecedented slump, with no end in sight.
OPEC and Russia Parry Mexico to Ink Historic Deal to Slash Oil Output
But even the unprecedented agreement ultimately reached Sunday shows there is no easy way to halt the rapid collapse in global oil demand due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Trump’s Promised Oil Deal Still Eludes Big Producers as Prices Dive Again
But Saudi Arabia and Russia appear to be thinking twice about their oil war as their economies start to feel the pain.
Trump Talks Up Oil Markets, but the Economy Is Still Tanking
Despite a brief recovery in oil, experts say there is still no deal to cut production and boost prices.
Is the U.S. Also to Blame in the Oil Price War?
Congress is accusing Saudi Arabia and Russia of waging “economic warfare” on the United States. But companies in the United States, the biggest oil producer in the world, aren’t slowing down yet.
No End in Sight to the Oil Price War Between Russia and Saudi Arabia
Riyadh and Moscow are both betting they can win a global game of chicken over production.
An Economic Pandemic
With markets plunging worldwide, Trump does an about-face and promises "major" efforts to contain the coronavirus and ease economic pain.
Russia’s Defiance Sets the Stage for Oil Price ‘Bloodbath’
Moscow rejects OPEC’s effort to avert a coronavirus-driven price collapse, shutting down an agreement to cut crude output.
OPEC Tries to Forestall a Coronavirus Oil Collapse
Questions remain whether other oil exporters will join the pact to slash output—and if that will be enough to push up crude prices.
Democrats Threaten Energy Rollback
Markets might get jittery as bids by Biden, Sanders, and Warren to restrict fossil fuels move a bit closer to reality.
Coronavirus Threatens to Blow Up Trump’s Energy Trade Deal With China
The goals were never realistic, but now Beijing has good reason to back away from its purchase commitments to Washington.
Egypt and Ethiopia Said to Be Close to Accord on Renaissance Dam
But talks in Washington haven’t yet solved the trickiest questions still looming over the dam’s impact on countries downstream.
The World’s Next Energy Bonanza
Even more than fracking, tapping oceanic methane hydrates could soon upend the global energy landscape.
Get Ready for More Mischief From Iran
An energy expert warns that Tehran will find new ways and locations to strike asymmetrically, maybe even in the Red Sea and the Bab el-Mandeb strait.
Suleimani Killing Sparks Fear of War and Economic Turmoil
Oil markets expect escalation in wake of U.S. strike on Iranian general.
Newly Aggressive Turkey Forges Alliance With Libya
Erdogan’s latest bid to reshape the Mediterranean provides military support to Tripoli against Russian-backed rebels.
Iran Protests Suggest Trump Sanctions Are Inflicting Serious Pain
The regime has survived uprisings in the past. But now it is starting to kill demonstrators in great numbers.
Is the United States Really Leaving the Paris Climate Agreement?
Yes, but the process takes a long time. Final withdrawal will occur one day after the 2020 election—but Washington may still be able to get back in.