The International Energy Agency says North America’s shale boom doesn’t diminish the supremacy of the Middle East in the …
(MIDLAND, Texas) — When the rain stopped falling in Texas, the prairie grass yellowed, the soil cracked and oil drillers were confronted with a crisis. After years of easy access to cheap, plentiful water, the land they prized for its vast petroleum wealth was starting to dry up.
At first, the drought that took hold a few years ago …
The OPEC oil embargo marked the end of American dominance on energy. Four decades later, the shale boom and efficiency has U.S. oil imports down — but the Gulf states are still sitting pretty
Thanks to increased domestic oil production and falling demand, energy independence is becoming a realistic goal for the U.S. But that doesn’t mean it won’t be vulnerable to price shocks if a Syria attack goes bad
A new report suggests that fresh sources of oil in North America will loosen the global oil market. Will we stay addicted to oil—and will it keep us from fighting climate change?
A scrappy indie website from Brooklyn wins a Pulitzer for its dogged reporting on a forgotten oil spill.
A report from the State Department concludes that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline will have little impact on carbon emissions. That will make environmentalists battle to fight the pipeline that much tougher.
Why has a single pipeline project gotten so much attention from the right and the left? TIME explains.
A drilling rig runs aground off the Alaska coast, underscoring the dangers of Arctic drilling