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Is Iran's nuclear program aimed at making weapons?

Feb 16, 2012
Not everyone is so sure that the answer is yes.
Posted In: Oil, Iran

Tensions in Middle East affecting oil prices

Feb 15, 2012
Oil prices are on the rise today, in part because of news out of Syria. But there are also bigger picture problems to worry about.
Posted In: Oil, middle east, Strait of Hormuz, oil prices

U.S. edging toward energy independence

Feb 7, 2012
Thanks to new domestic sources and tough mileage standards, America is producing 81 percent of its own energy, according to a new report.
Posted In: Oil, natural gas, energy crisis, fuel efficiency, bloomberg

Sand rush splits a community

Jan 27, 2012
How the discovery of a valuable commodity under the rolling hills of a rural Wisconsin community has pitted neighbor against neighbor.
Posted In: Oil, sand, fracking, community, neighbors

European Union agrees on sanctions against Iran

Jan 23, 2012
The EU has agreed on a plan to phase out Iranian oil deals, as part of the broader sanctions against the country and its nuclear program.
Posted In: Iran, Oil, sanctions

Europe's oil standoff

Jan 23, 2012
As part of the effort to prevent Tehran from developing its nuclear weapons program, the EU unites on imposing sanctions against Iran.
Posted In: Oil, Iran, European Union, military, Strait of Hormuz

EU, U.S. announce tougher sanctions on Iran

Jan 23, 2012
The hope is further isolation by freezing assets and penalizing the banks that do business with Iran.
Posted In: Oil, Iran, sanctions

State Dept. rejects Keystone XL pipeline

Jan 18, 2012
If you think the decision puts an end to the debate over the controversial project, guess again.
Posted In: Keystone pipeline, Oil

Price of oil rises slightly above $100 a barrel

Jan 18, 2012
Saudi Arabia is using a steady hand to ensure stable prices of oil, even if that means increasing supply. It's in their best economic interest.
Posted In: Oil, Saudi Arabia

Cuba harvests oil off Florida coast

Jan 10, 2012
Oil deposits off the coast of Cuba could be worth hundreds of billions of dollars. But it will be years before the oil gets to market.
Posted In: Oil, cuba

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