NEW YORK, March 7- Ecuadorean villagers who are trying to get billions of dollars from Chevron Corp for pollution in the Amazon jungle are ready to refocus their fight on pending suits in other countries after a setback in the United States.» Read More
Protests against surging fuel prices which have triggered fears of political instability and a global economic downturn expanded in Europe and Asia on Monday, and Colombian truckers said they would join the wave of strikes.
The International Monetary Fund is opposed to general fuel subsidies to counter the high price of oil, and would prefer measures that target the poor, IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn said in a newspaper interview.
Energy prices have been absolutely sizzling hot, more than doubling the last 12 months. And with heavyweights like Goldman Sachs predicting that prices will hit $150 a barrel by this summer, everyone -- from producers to governments to motorists -- has been obsessed with where oil prices are going.
Russia's Gazprom, the supplier of a quarter of Europe's natural gas, expects the price of crude oil to almost double as the decade draws to a close, taking gas prices with it.
Saudi Arabia's oil output increase by almost 500,000 barrels a day this quarter, to 9.54 million barrels, CNBC has learned from sources in the Saudi Oil Ministry.
World oil demand will rise at its slowest pace in six years during 2008 as a raft of fuel subsidy cuts in Asia erodes consumption, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday.
OPEC is powerless to affect the volatility in world oil prices and an emergency meeting would only fuel speculation and exacerbate the problem, Nigerian Oil Minister Odein Ajumogobia said on Monday.
Energy officials from the world's top consumer nations met to discuss ways to tame record prices on Saturday, a day after oil's biggest one-day surge on record. The U.S. energy chief singled out cheap fuel in Asia -- notably China and India -- as part of the problem.
Global gas assets, especially in countries like Australia, have become a red-hot commodity as companies race to outbid each other for the clean energy to meet a spike in Asian demand that outpaces supply.
Apple is considering harnessing the sun to power its iPod music players. California's Ironwood prison is installing more than 6,000 solar panels, and Boston's Fenway Park is tapping solar power for Red Sox baseball games.
World governments must quickly start a $45 trillion "energy technology revolution" that could drive up the cost of producing carbon ten-fold, or risk emissions surging by 2050, the West's energy watchdog warned on Friday.
Today Discovery's launches its Planet Green eco-tainment cable channel, and the number of eco-friendly products on the market makes it clear that Green is H-O-T. National Geographic launched "Green Guide," its first service magazine.
Tomorrow Discovery launches Planet Green, replacing its home network with the first 24/7 network dedicated to environmentally-friendly programming. The new buzz word is "eco-tainment" and the company that gave us the highly-rated "Planet Earth" series is betting it'll be in high demand.
Underneath Montana lies an estimated $1.5 trillion of coal, but with uncertainty about future environmental rules, investors are wary about opening new mines in the rugged Western U.S. state.
The phenomenal rise in oil prices show signs of a bubble, but a crash is not imminent, billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros told U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday.
.Countrywide will be swallowed up by Bank of America sometime this summer, barring any last minute surprises. How will BofA celebrate? If this YouTube video is any indication, it will involve twisting a U2 hit into something Michael Scott would sing to motivate his staff on "The Office."
With the country in the grips of near-hysteria over soaring gasoline prices, Congress begins debate Monday on landmark climate legislation that critics say will substantially increase energy costs – and not produce any of the intended environmental benefits.
Iran is constructing seven refineries in an effort to boost its crude and gas refining capacity by more than 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd), a senior oil official was quoted as saying on Saturday.
The 2008 hurricane season officially begins on Sunday, and active season could have serious implications for energy prices.
CEOs on the frontlines of America's oil crisis discuss the effects soaring gasoline prices are having on their businesses and their customers.