[LONDON] The British operator of an oil tanker seized by armed guards in the Gulf said the vessel, the Stena Impero, was in full compliance with all navigation and international regulations.

[NEW YORK] Oil prices rose about 1 per cent on Friday after steep losses a day earlier, supported by rising tensions between the United States and Iran, even as concerns that slowing economic...

GOLD, once mocked for its lack of yield and practical use, offers something the growing pile of negative-yielding bonds doesn't - inflation protection.

[BEIJING] Pork prices have been sent soaring and herds devastated as African swine fever tears through China's massive pig-farming industry, forcing the country to ramp up imports to satisfy...

[HOUSTON] Activist investor Carl Icahn on Thursday formally launched a proxy fight against Occidental Petroleum to win control of four board seats, according to a regulatory filing, after talks...

[NEW YORK] Oil fell about 2.5 per cent a barrel on Thursday, weighed down by weakness in US equities markets and an expectation that crude output would rise in the Gulf of Mexico following last...

GERMANY, a poster child for responsible energy, is renouncing nuclear and coal. The problem is, say many power producers and grid operators, it may struggle to keep the lights on.

CHINA Energy Group, the country's biggest power generator, will add more than 6 gigawatts (GW) of new ultra-low emission coal-fired capacity this year as it bids to meet growing electricity demand...

THE Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) refinery, the oldest and largest on the US East Coast, is expected to shut its remaining units on Monday as the plant uses up the last of its crude supplies...

ORANGUTAN populations in forest patches found in oil palm estates in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah fell as much as 30 per cent in 15 years, but the overall population of the species in the...