Watching Government: The policy cop
In an atmosphere of increasing partisanship, the nonpartisan General Accounting Office has been thrown into the public spotlight because of volatile energy debates in Washington, DC.
Editorial: No consensus on climate
A core assumption in the resurgent politics of climate change needs closer study than it typically receives.
Iranian oil buybacks: a formula no one likes
Iran's thriving oil industry in the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s-when its daily crude oil production reached the highest in the Middle East in 1 year and subsequently remained the second highest within the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries-suffered massive losses during the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war.
US producers seek more access to prospects, technology
Continued US government funding of oil and gas industry technology research is still needed, an invited panel of 18 industry representatives told the US Department of Energy this month.
EPA to include NSR in final air plan
The US Environmental Protection Agency said it would propose a comprehensive strategy in September to reduce air pollution.
European gas deregulation seen saving billions
European gas consumers could save up to $2 billion/year (£4 billion/year) by 2005 if gas markets were deregulated to the same extent as the UK market, according to a new study.