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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A homegrown solution to high gas prices

    Gas prices in Chicago are among the nation’s highest. In the July 12 editorial “Why is the EPA stalling on ethanol?” the Chicago Tribune adopted the oil industry’s talking points in criticizing Illinois’ own homegrown...
  • Why Germany feels dissed

    I arrived in Berlin last week hoping to see something rare: a country that's prosperous, well-governed and even happy, if only because it was just crowned champion of soccer's World Cup. Germany is all those things, and Germans know they are doing well....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ukraine says Russia shot down military plane; Moscow attacks sanctions

    Ukraine says Russia shot down military plane; Moscow attacks sanctions
    A Ukrainian official on Thursday accused Russian forces of shooting down one of his nation’s warplanes the day before near their shared border, raising tensions between the two nations as Ukrainian troops continued their campaign against pro-...
  • Israel declares slain Arab teen 'victim of terrorism' as it indicts 3 in his death

    JERUSALEM Israeli authorities on Thursday formally charged three Jewish suspects with kidnapping and burning to death a Palestinian teenager in revenge for the abduction and slaying of three Israeli teens in the West Bank. The indictment revealed details...