Mar 4, 2013 As the second week of testimony begins in BP's civil trial for damages in the Gulf oil spill, a settlement is still possible. Once evidence is presented in earnest, though, lines harden and chances diminish.
Feb 25, 2013 The civil suit will determine the degree of BP's responsibility for the oil spill two years ago, which will help determine the size of damages.
Feb 8, 2013 The transportation system for fuel in the U.S. is inadequate, though, so some oil always has to be imported to where it's needed.
Feb 8, 2013 The nation’s trade deficit plunged in December, likely giving the U.S. economy an unexpected boost to round out the year.
Jan 29, 2013 BP signs off on a plea over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. But this won't be the end of legal troubles for the company.
Jan 21, 2013 After a terrorist group claims responsibility for a bloody hostage crisis in Algeria, a look at how terrorism and civil unrest in North Africa impact's the U.S.'s energy supply.
Jan 17, 2013 There is a fast-moving hostage crisis this morning at a natural gas complex in Algeria. The complex is run by BP and Statoil. Islamist militants attacked the facility apparently in protest of France's intervention in Mali.
Jan 11, 2013 New data for the month of November show the U.S. trade deficit has hit its widest point in seven months -- but could that be a good thing?
Jan 9, 2013 The U.S. is importing less oil, and that will continue into next year. The Energy Information Administration expects the lowest oil import levels in 25 years.