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Salazar vows ‘utmost caution’ OKing Arctic leases

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Interior Department will use “utmost caution” in future drilling lease sales in Arctic Ocean waters, Secretary Ken Salazar said Wednesday as he announced an updated national offshore oil and gas policy.  More »

Salazar vows ‘utmost caution’ OKing Arctic leases

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Interior Department will use “utmost caution” in future drilling lease sales in Arctic Ocean waters, Secretary Ken Salazar said Wednesday as he announced an updated national offshore oil and gas policy.  More »

Salazar vows ‘utmost caution’ OKing Arctic leases

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Interior Department will use “utmost caution” in future drilling lease sales in Arctic Ocean waters, Secretary Ken Salazar said Wednesday as he announced an updated national offshore oil and gas policy.  More »

Salazar vows ‘utmost caution’ OKing Arctic leases

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Interior Department will use “utmost caution” in future drilling lease sales in Arctic Ocean waters, Secretary Ken Salazar said Wednesday as he announced an updated national offshore oil and gas policy.  More »

Not-so-happy meals: Climate experts say global warming could double food prices

A study released Wednesday at the U.N. climate conference in Cancun calls global warming a “threat multiplier” that will increase the likelihood of serious food shortages and malnourishment. (Photo: Dave Robinson/Flickr)  More »

The most popular web search of 2010? It’s the BP oil spill

It’s more popular than Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber. People were more curious about it than the iPad or American Idol. There was more worldwide interest in it than in the World Cup or the Super Bowl.  More »

Tanzania

December 1,2010 –Ophir Energy PLC and BG International, without giving well details, reported a “significant gas discovery” at the Chewa-1 exploratory well in the Mafia basin off southern Tanzania…..  More »

Tanzania

December 1,2010 –Ophir Energy PLC and BG International, without giving well details, reported a “significant gas discovery” at the Chewa-1 exploratory well in the Mafia basin off southern Tanzania…..  More »

Oil prices advance on positive economic data

Oil prices surged today amid positive economic reports in China and the United States and hopes that a plan is in the works to ease Europe’s debt problems. Benchmark oil for January delivery gained $2.64, or 3.1 percent, to settle at $86.75 a barrel on…  More »

Oil prices advance on positive economic data

Oil prices surged today amid positive economic reports in China and the United States and hopes that a plan is in the works to ease Europe’s debt problems. Benchmark oil for January delivery gained $2.64, or 3.1 percent, to settle at $86.75 a barrel on…  More »

Oil prices advance on positive economic data

Oil prices surged today amid positive economic reports in China and the United States and hopes that a plan is in the works to ease Europe’s debt problems. Benchmark oil for January delivery gained $2.64, or 3.1 percent, to settle at $86.75 a barrel on…  More »

Summary Box: Soaring wheat leads commodities rally

— WHEAT REWARDS: Wheat prices jumped 7.2 percent Wednesday on upbeat economic news that came as rainy weather in Australia prompted ongoing questions about the quality of its grain crop. MANUFACTURING BENEFIT: Reports of improved manufacturing ac…  More »