Stanley Reed
Nawaf Al-Osimy, chief technical officer of the Jazlah Water Desalination plant, which draws vast quantities of water from the Persian Gulf and makes it drinkable, in Jubail, Saudi Arabia, on March 4.
May 30, 2024
Saudi Arabia eyes a future beyond oil
The kingdom is trying to juggle its still-vital petroleum industry with alternative energy sources like wind and solar as it faces pressure to lower carbon emissions.
Destroyed buildings in Gaza on Thursday amid ongoing battles between Israeli forces and the Hamas militant group.
BUSINESS / Markets
Nov 10, 2023
Why are oil prices falling while war rages in the Middle East?
Intense fighting is underway in a region that holds much of the world’s petroleum resources. Yet, energy markets have been slumping.
Japan Times
Oct 19, 2022
In the Netherlands, balancing energy security against climate concerns
A central location and web of gas pipelines are helping boost gas imports in the country even as it tries to stick to its clean energy goals.
Japan Times
Oct 6, 2022
In rebuke to West, OPEC and Russia aim to raise oil prices with big supply cut
U.S. President Joe Biden and European leaders have urged more oil production to ease gasoline prices and punish Moscow for its aggression in Ukraine.
Japan Times
Oct 3, 2022
OPEC+ considering major production cut to prop up oil prices
A cut would also mark a major turnaround in policy for OPEC+, which includes Russia.
Japan Times
Sep 29, 2022
Mysterious blasts and gas leaks: What we know about the pipeline breaks in Europe
Explosions had been detected nearby just before leaks occurred in the Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 pipelines, and European governments have not yet identified any causes.
Japan Times
Mar 9, 2022
Future turns dark for Russia’s oil industry
With short-term turmoil for the Russian oil industry a given at this point, the long-term future of an industry which bankrolls a large portion of the government budget has turned cloudy.


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