Articles by Derek Brower
Closing the BP oil leak was a tremendous feat of engineering
Huge reserves of shale gas could transform energy supplies in the west—and cut carbon emissions
Rows over Iraqi oil are scaring off investors and threatening the country's fragile stability
Plagued by piracy, Islamic extremism and endless civil war, surely it can't get any worse for Somalia? It might if they find oil in the province of Puntland
Subsidies in poorer countries have helped to push oil prices to record levels. But there's not much the west can do about them
The "tar sands" of northern Canada are home to the world's largest oil reserve. Extracting and exporting the oil—so far almost exclusively to the US—is bringing massive wealth to the...
The new film A Crude Awakening suffers from all the deficits of the "peak oil" theory it promotes
After Russia cut supplies to Ukraine in 2006, the EU decided it needed to reduce its dependence on Russian gas. But since then, a series of shrewd moves by Gazprom, the Russian state-owned gas...