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Are Harper's dreams of Canada as energy superpower going up in smoke?

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 08.02.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

Are Prime Minister Harper's dreams of Canada becoming an energy superpower going up in smoke? In the last decade, his Conservative government has done...

Workers To Return To North Sea Gas Platform

AP | Posted 07.21.2012 | Green

LONDON (AP) — The French oil company Total says it is preparing to put staff back on a North Sea platform after confirming that a gas leak has been ...

Stopping North Sea Gas Leak 'Could Take About Six Months'

Reuters | Posted 05.27.2012 | Green

By Oleg Vukmanovic and Gwladys Fouche LONDON/OSLO, March 27 (Reuters) - A cloud of explosive natural gas boiling out ...

Flammable Gas Leak Forces More Evacuations

AP | Posted 05.27.2012 | Green

LONDON (AP) — Energy company Shell has evacuated some of its workers from two platforms in the North Sea that are near an underwater gas leak from a...

Another Major Oil Company Posts A Big Profit

AP | By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Posted 06.29.2011 | Business

SAN RAMON, Calif. -- Chevron Corp. said Friday its first-quarter net income rose 36 percent, the latest in a string of strong earnings from the major ...

The Oil Nabobs Slouching Towards Iran. Time for a Peoples' Boycott

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Raymond J. Learsy

Embargoing Iranian oil through governmental or business initiatives could be a highly effective way of dealing with the renegade Iranian regime, and if done thoughtfully, with minimal impact on oil's price.

Shell Wins Rights To Iraq's Giant Manjoon Oil Fields

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN and TAREK EL-TABLAWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Iraqi officials cheered and clapped as the first oil field up for bid went to a major international consortium at the opening of the c...