Peter van Dyk
Oct 22, 2012 The British Oil company BP is selling off its stake in a joint venture to the state-run Russian oil company Rosneft.
Oct 18, 2012 Florida tomato farmers are pushing the Obama administration to end a 16-year-old tomato import agreement with Mexico. Critics smell election-year pandering and worry about Mexican retaliation against other U.S. industries.
Oct 18, 2012 Ads target swing states of Ohio and Virginia.
Oct 16, 2012 Today a 9th Circuit court in San Francisco hears arguments on the legality of California's, first in the nation, low carbon regulation for transport fuel. The case may determine whether California becomes the U.S. leader in climate litigation.
Oct 11, 2012 This week Mexican marines took out the leader of one of Mexico's most powerful drug gangs, the Zetas. There's some hope this might disrupt their reign of terror there and open up cross-border business and trade.
Oct 5, 2012 Dan Lungren, Ami Bera battle in targeted race that pits energy against the environment
Oct 3, 2012 The OPEC oil embargo nearly 40 years was a shock to the U.S. and its economy. But the long-term effects proved a shock to Saudi Arabia and other OPEC members, who learned that oil and politics don't mix.
Oct 1, 2012 Civi war combatants mindful of the importance of oil on the economy, left infrastructure largely undamaged.
Oct 2, 2012 The U.S. can become less dependent on foreign oil, but it's still a part of the global oil market --and that means no insulation from oil price shocks.