In oil-producing countries, low oil prices can be a boost to renewable energy
February 16, 2016, 1:37 p.m. by Sami Grover
Do the math: If you're making less money on exports, you need to export more and use less oil close to home.
Has a professional soccer player just revolutionized the energy industry?
February 4, 2016, 8:50 a.m. by Sami Grover
Mathieu Flamini has been keeping a secret: He's developing a viable alternative to oil.
Even BP admits it: Some existing oil reserves are unburnable
October 17, 2015, 7:52 a.m. by Sami Grover
As the world moves away from fossil fuels, oil companies are trying to reposition themselves.
Black skies: This is what happens when an oil refinery loses power
April 17, 2013, 2:36 p.m. by Shea Gunther
This is what the skies over Beaumont, Texas, look like whenever one of the local refineries loses power.
Impact of Keystone XL pipeline examined in new e-book
April 10, 2013, 3:12 p.m. by John Platt
Washington Post energy correspondent Steven Mufson traveled the 1,700-mile path of the controversial tar sands pipeline.
Crude oil prices have dropped, so why is gasoline still so expensive?
February 25, 2013, 2:51 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
Consumers are paying an average of $3.78 per gallon, which is some kind of record for this time of year. If there's plenty of product on the market, and oil futures can go into a big sell-off, gas prices should be falling. Here's some likely reasons they aren't.
U.S. to become the world's biggest oil producer, but hold the applause
November 12, 2012, 12:37 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
By 2030, America could surpass Saudi Arabia in terms of crude output. That's great for energy independence, but it's not all good news.
Norway's melting ice is revealing priceless ancient artifacts
A fox and a snowy owl met on a winter night
One day without plastic. Can you do it?
Border collies run like the wind to bring new life to Chilean forest
Why are those Finnish Olympians knitting?
Watch as a blind elephant meets her new herd