Aug 20, 2013 Alaska is the first state to crack down on so-called 'port lecturers' who try to steer cruise ship passengers to shop in specific stores on ports of call.
Aug 13, 2013 Mexico is sitting on 87 billion barrels of untapped oil, yet production has dropped 25 percent in the last decade.
Aug 7, 2013 The offshore-drilling giant Transocean is tied in with BP in the public imagination because of its involvement in the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe.
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.
Jul 30, 2013 The company's $20 billion Gulf oil spill compensation fund is almost empty -- and there could be many more claims in the pipeline.
Jul 26, 2013 Halliburton and BP work together in the oil fields, despite disagreements over fault in the BP oil spill.
Jul 26, 2013 Some independent musicians and small bands have discovered a new frontier in Alaska, where they can actually make decent money on the road.
Jul 11, 2013 Tait Salzer moved to North Dakota to get in on the state's oil boom. He works an oil rig.
Jul 9, 2013 The wholesale price of oil fell this morning, but it's still hovering above $100 a barrel.
Jul 8, 2013 Trains increasingly carry crude from oil fields in the middle of the U.S. to refineries on the coasts.