Energy companies boring into the depths of South Texas in the multibillion-dollar hunt for natural gas and oil are opening a growing fissure in U.S.-Mexico border security as they build hundreds of miles of private back roads and an uncharted pipeline to America for drug traffickers. More »
The sense of urgency gripping Mexican energy policies could bring big cash to Texas oil patch companies and might eventually include investments in shale gas deposits near the Rio Grande and vast petroleum pools beneath the deepest reaches of the Gulf. More »
The drilling boom that has led to a glut of natural gas and sent prices to 10-year lows is causing a quandary for the Obama administration, which is struggling to decide whether – and how much – the U.S. should share the bounty with foreign countries. More »
There’s oil field work aplenty on the western edge of the Eagle Ford Shale play, but not enough places for workers to live. It’s a simple supply-and-demand equation that should equal more housing, and in a hurry. More »
Business experts who follow Duke Energy Corp. say the country’s biggest electric company has months of problems ahead after ousting the Progress Energy CEO who had been long been promised the job as chief of the post-merger giant. More »
The United Arab Emirates on Sunday inaugurated a much-anticipated overland oil pipeline that bypasses the Strait of Hormuz, giving the OPEC member insurance against Iranian threats to block the strategic waterway.
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