Oil tanker blast kills over 140 in Pakistan

Jun 25, 2017

Oil tanker blast kills over 140 in Pakistan

An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least 148 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, an official said. Some 140 people were wounded, including 40 in critical condition, said ...

Japan, UAE reach broad agreement on investment pact

Apr 24, 2017

Japan, UAE reach broad agreement on investment pact

Japan and the United Arab Emirates agreed Monday to broaden economic ties as Tokyo eyes an extension in Japanese companies’ rights in many of the Abu Dhabi oil fields prior to their expiration in 2018. “By realizing the early signing of (the investment) agreement, ...

Keystone approval spells headache for Canada's Trudeau

Mar 26, 2017

Keystone approval spells headache for Canada's Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was quick to welcome Washington’s approval Friday of a major new pipeline from Canada into the United States, but observers say it creates political headaches for his administration. Trudeau has sought to strike a balance between two competing policies — ...

Center-right parties set to merge in Canada's oil-rich Alberta

/ Mar 19, 2017

Center-right parties set to merge in Canada's oil-rich Alberta

A candidate with plans to merge Alberta’s splintered right-leaning factions has won the leadership of the province’s Progressive Conservatives (PC), the party said on Saturday, heralding a political shift in Canada’s oil heartland. The merger plan by former federal Cabinet minister Jason Kenney will ...

Native American groups take oil pipeline protests to White House

Mar 11, 2017

Native American groups take oil pipeline protests to White House

Thousands of Native American demonstrators and their supporters marched to the White House on Friday to voice outrage at President Donald Trump’s support for the Dakota Access and Keystone XL oil pipelines, which they say threaten tribal lands. The protest follows months of demonstrations ...