An Ecuadorean judge has fined oil corporation Chevron more than $9 billion in a case that's spanned over a decade. The judge ruled that the company is responsible for the pollution of forest and rivers in northern Ecuador. Eve Troeh has more.
Jordan is one of the most oil-dependent countries in the Middle East. And the unrest in Egypt has many in Jordan worried that their already-expensive energy costs could rise even further. Stephen Beard reports from Amman.
Bob Moon talks to John Carney from CNBC and Felix Salmon from Reuters about the unemployment problem in Egypt and also the effects that the protests may have on oil prices and the rest of the Middle East.
BP announced a $5 billion loss last year -- no surprise after the company dealt with the Gulf oil spill. But the numbers could have been much worse. As Stephen Beard explains, BP is actually paying a dividend to its shareholders for the first time since the spill.