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.
Sep 18, 2012 A fracking-fueled job boom has erupted in parts of the U.S. and wages of gas workers have increased. But in New York fracking is banned. That hasn’t stopped an upstate New York school from offering training courses for work in gas fields, because many expect Gov. Andrew Cuomo to lift the ban.
Sep 18, 2012 An oil well may seem pretty useless when the light sweet crude stops flowing. In Texas, researchers and entrepreneurs see a chance to recycle old wells and create geothermal power.
Sep 14, 2012 Disney World finally turns on the tap, and Halliburton puts out "Lost" signs for a radioactive probe its lost in west Texas.
Sep 6, 2012 Global food prices are expected to rise in the long term as population grows, but a new study warns that severe weather events like this year's drought in the U.S. could spike prices higher suddenly.
Aug 24, 2012 And a new app helps you separate fact from baloney in political ads.
Aug 23, 2012 But it probably won't have much impact on consumer's pocketbooks, especially when it comes to the price of gas or electricity.
Aug 9, 2012 Wangxiang Group, China's biggest auto-parts conglomerate, has offered $450 million for a controlling stake in a Massachusetts electric car batteries company.