Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 3, 2013 As Egypt grapples with political unrest, many economic analysts are worried about the price of oil. But Egypt's Suez Canal isn't as important as you'd think.
Jun 25, 2013 The president spent much of his speech on climate change focused on the economy.
Jun 17, 2013 A year of unrest and civil war has created a new opportunity for private citizens in Syria to earn money with makeshift oil refineries.
Jun 4, 2013 Alaskans are worried that a cut to oil taxes could ruin the state budget. BP credits the tax break for spurring new investments in the North Slope oil field.
May 30, 2013 The boom in U.S. oil production has disrupted global oil’s pecking order and caused fractures inside the once all-powerful OPEC.
May 14, 2013 America's closer to energy independence, but the days of $2 gas are history.
May 14, 2013 When fossil fuel gets cheap.
May 14, 2013 A new report says North America will once again dominate fossil fuel production
May 2, 2013 In his new book "The Power Surge," Michael Levi says ending our dependence on foreign oil won't solve all our energy and economic woes.
May 2, 2013 President Obama visits Mexico today and will hold talks with President Enrique Pena de Nieto. Among the likely topics: Mexico's vast oil and gas reserves. Production could increase with foreign funding, but that is a touchy move in Mexico.