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.