By PBS NewsHour
What do lawmakers think of President Obama’s decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline? Judy Woodruff gets thoughts on the economic, environmental and political fallout from Rep. Leonard Lance, R-N.J., and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass.
After years of consideration, President Obama formally rejected TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline application, which would have permitted oil from Canada's tar sands to flow to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries. Though the company and many Republican lawmakers argued it would benefit…
Like so many small towns on the Great Plains, Alexander, North Dakota, had been shrinking as more and more young people moved away. But for the first time in 28 years, Alexander has a football team, thanks largely to an…
More than a million barrels of oil travel the country by rail each day. In response to deadly derailments, the Obama administration proposed tougher safety rules for trains carrying oil, sometimes called “pipelines on wheels.” Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx…
The coast of Louisiana is crumbling into the Gulf of Mexico at an alarming rate, and the regional Flood Protection Authority says the oil and gas industry is partly to blame. A big political fight has broken out in the…
By Willis Raburu
As tensions mount over the prospect of further Russian interference in eastern Ukraine, "the White House is preparing a new list of targets to incur sanctions," the New York Times reported Monday. Among them is Igor Sechin, a longtime…
Hari Sreenivasan speaks with maritime risk consultant Michael Frodl about the recent capture of two Americans off of the coast of Nigeria by armed pirates, and what economic and political implications a rescue could entail.
Heavy flooding on Mexico's gulf coast this week left 70 percent of the city of Villahermosa, in the state of Tabasco, under water and damaged the homes of an estimated 900,000 people.
Norway's state-owned oil company, Statoil, recently opened Europe's first large-scale liquefied natural gas plant in Hammerfest, Norway. As global warming melts Arctic ice and makes reserves more accessible, companies are racing to the Arctic to stake their claims.
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