The oil market braced for a big surge in prices following a pipeline leak that was discovered Saturday in Alaska. A leak that shutdown all production in North America's biggest oil field. Stephen Beard explains.
Kai Ryssdal talks to Jon Temin, head of the Sudan program for the United States Institute of Peace, about the upcoming referendum in Sudan and how it'll affect potential North and South Sudans and the world economy.
The commission appointed by the president to investigate the BP oil spill released a key chapter of its report today. It put the blame on BP, Halliburton and Transocean. But it also pointed a finger at the entire oil industry.