Oct 14, 2013 Mexico's president has proposed shaking-up the state-run oil industry and allowing direct foreign investment. The idea is unpopular in much of Mexico, but it's a different story in the oil town of Ciudad del Carmen.
Sep 12, 2013 Drought-ridden Kenya has found an enormous underground reservoir of water, enough to meet the country's needs for a decade. But expect a bitter fight over this valuable resource, and much hand-wringing by the African country over how best to make it pay.
Sep 10, 2013 Syria doesn't produce much oil. But the Middle Eastern country's issues are having a big effect on the market for crude.
Aug 29, 2013 The levee board for the New Orleans region sued oil companies over their damage to delta wetlands that are a protective buffer against storm surges.
Aug 28, 2013 With the Syria headlines, the price of oil could become a drag for the U.S. economy and beyond.
Aug 27, 2013 The headlines about Syria are altering the shape of financial markets this morning.
Aug 16, 2013 The Bureau of Reclamation declares the first water shortage for the Colorado River basin, which provides water for tens of millions of people and large agricultural regions.
Aug 13, 2013 Mexico is sitting on 87 billion barrels of untapped oil, yet production has dropped 25 percent in the last decade.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Aug 2, 2013 Four of the world's biggest oil companies -- Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron and BP -- reported smaller quarterly earnings compared to a year ago.