Russia’s Gas Web Ensnares Europe
New pipeline projects throughout the Middle East could boost Russian influence there while also ensuring the country’s role as the prime supplier of energy to Europe.
Russia’s Pipe Dreams Are Europe’s Nightmare
Putin’s plans to run the TurkStream pipeline through the Balkans won’t end well.
Trump’s Iran Sanctions Could Work
In the medium term, they’ll make it hard for the country to keep up oil production, satisfy domestic demand, and fund the government.
Norway’s Green Delusions
The country may seem a haven for clean energy, but that’s because it exports its pollution.
In the Middle East, Soon Everyone Will Want the Bomb
The region is at risk of a nuclear arms race. Washington needs to stop proliferation before it starts.
The Trojan Horse of Russian Gas
Energy resources aren’t just a commodity – they’re a vehicle for Russia’s political ambitions.
What’s Good for Russian Gas Is Good for America
Washington's opposition to a gas pipeline connecting Russia and Germany has never made sense.
Exporting British Columbia’s abundant energy resources should have been a slam dunk. How did a multibillion-dollar dream go up in smoke?
Russia Looks to U.N. to Help It Profit From Syria Conquests
Critics suspect the Kremlin is looking to the West to pay the price to make Palmyra safe for Russian business.
Trump Should Urge Europe to Resist Putin’s Pipeline Politics
If Trump really means “America first,” he needs to raise the pipeline issue.
The Palace Intrigue at the Heart of the Qatar Crisis
The Saudis don’t believe the young emir of Qatar is really running the country — and they’re looking for regime change.
Trump Administration Cheers ‘Herculean’ Trade Breakthroughs With China
Washington and Beijing are cutting pragmatic deals, but the administration keeps up a harsh tone with allies like Canada, Mexico, and Japan.
Russia’s Controversial European Gas Project Is Under Fire, Again
Environmental violations thrust Nord Stream 2 and its European partners into an awkward position.
Trump’s Steel Tariffs Are a Surefire Way to Hurt the Rust Belt
Tariffs would raise costs for steel-consuming industries, potentially killing a "massive amount of jobs."
Another Big Win for Russian Pipeline Politics in Europe?
The controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline reaches a new milestone.
Is Europe Caving to Russia on Pipeline Politics?
And will the new White House welcome it with open arms?
Life After the Mud
In Indonesia, the world’s largest mud volcano has been erupting continuously for 10 years. A wealthy family's gas company may be to blame. But it’s the poor who’ve paid the price.
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.
Clinton Tries to Stake Out New Turf on Energy Policy
The Democratic front-runner has morphed her well-worn positions, like boosting natural gas production, in her race against Bernie Sanders. But energy-market realities mean it may not matter.