The route, which saves more than 10 days of travel, is a test case for a Russian energy company that wants to ship gas to China through the summer.
It's the first time that's happened since 1885.
Dan Brouillette served under the previous secretary in a deputy role
The state-run oil giant is notoriously opaque. But as it moves forward with going public, prospective investors have been demanding details about how the company is run.
Demand for oil is growing, but barely; it's at the lowest rate in a decade.
For one investment firm, competitive video gaming suddenly looked better than the volatile energy industry.
Farmers love it. Environmentalists and gasoline refiners? Not so much.
U.S. trade tensions with China could cause problems for the booming American LNG industry, experts warn.
California has become the first state in the nation to require solar panels on most new homes starting in 2020.
Economic forces will determine the future of coal, even if environmental regulations are loosened.