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  • Costa Concordia being floated in final phase of salvage

    ROME Salvage workers began floating the wreck of the Costa Concordia on Monday, more than two years after the cruise ship hit a reef and partly capsized off a Tuscan island. Technicians began working to raise the ship 2 metres by pumping air into tanks...
  • Europe wants the energy, but not the fracking

    WASHINGTON Fracking for oil and natural gas remains slow to take hold in Europe in spite of deepening fears over the continent's energy dependence on Russia. Europe is under increasing pressure internally and from the United States to cut energy...
  • Go Farther for Less this Summer

    The summer driving season is in high gear. Unfortunately, this has coincided with heightened instability in the Middle East, which is prompting higher crude oil and gasoline prices. This turn of events has prompted more than one reader to look for...
  • John M. Crisp: A local climate-change laboratory with global implications

    If you were looking for a place to contemplate global climate change in a microcosm climate change writ small you could do worse than to consider my humble corner of the world. In some respects, this area is a laboratory for the competing climate and...
  • Expectations are high as Mexico prepares to accept foreign oil explorers

    HIDALGO, Mexico On barren ranch land just south of the Texas border, where road signs are pockmarked with bullet holes, a small group of foreign oil and gas companies is looking for the future. Conditions are difficult some companies have resorted to...
  • Expansion of 'secret' facility in Iraq suggests closer U.S.-Kurd ties

    IRBIL, Iraq A supposedly secret but locally well-known CIA station on the outskirts of Irbil's airport is undergoing rapid expansion as the United States considers whether to engage in a war against Islamist militants who've seized control of half of Iraq...
  • Pemex deals have paid off in Texas

    Although foreign companies were barred from producing oil and gas in Mexico, Texas energy service companies have long played a role in the country's energy economy. From 2002 to 2011, Mexican federal records show, the state oil company Pemex awarded as...
  • Prices could fall 10-20 cents, AAA says

    Gas prices Gas prices are declining, as the price for oil fell for the third straight week and U.S. stockpiles rose. "Motorists in the southeast could see prices at the pump fall 10 to 20 cents [per gallon] in the next two weeks," Mark Jenkins, a...
  • U.S., EU impose new sanctions on Russia, Putin calls them a 'dead end'

    President Barack Obama imposed the biggest package of U.S. economic sanctions yet on Russia on Wednesday, hitting Russia's largest oil producer Rosneft and other energy, financial and defense firms, with what he called significant but targeted penalties....
  • Islamic State consolidates control of eastern Syria with fall of Deir el-Zour

    ISTANBUL Extremists of the Islamic State on Monday seized nearly all of Deir el-Zour, the last town not under their control in eastern Syria, after executing the emir of a rival jihadi group, the Nusra Front, anti-government activists reported. The...
  • Gunmen in Iraq reportedly kill at least 30 in upscale Baghdad area

    Gunmen in Iraq reportedly kill at least 30 in upscale Baghdad area
    Gunmen stormed a residential complex in an upscale Baghdad neighborhood Saturday, killing at least 30 people, most of them women, according to Iraqi media. A group of armed men raided a building in the eastern Baghdad neighborhood of Zayouna, breaking...