By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The rapid growth of U.S. oil production is transforming global markets and easing supplies just as China and the rest of the developing world move to overtake the developed world for the first time in consumption, the International Energy Agency reported Tuesday.
Since antiquity, the Middle East has been the trading nexus of three continents — Asia, Europe and Africa — and the vibrant birthplace to three of the world's great religions.
The Senate energy committee's top Republican rolled out a plan Monday for broad policy reforms that call for increased domestic oil drilling and loosening federal regulations, an effort designed to make the country largely energy self-sufficient by the end of the decade.
Americans spent nearly 4 percent of their household budgets on gasoline in 2012, the highest percentage in three decades as persistently high pump prices cut into their checkbooks, the government acknowledged Monday.
For Americans who came of age in an era marked by worries about scarce world oil supplies, dominant international oil cartels and unrest in the Middle East, the times are changing — quickly.
Move over OPEC. There's a new cartel in town — this one aimed at driving up the price of tea.
Iraq's prime minister met with the head of Exxon Mobil Corp. on Monday to discuss the company’s plans in the country, raising the possibility that Baghdad could be mending its dispute with America's largest oil company.
Wishful thinking guides today's federal energy policymakers. The Obama administration is now exploring ways to exert control over hydraulic fracturing technology that has increased U.S. petroleum production -- despite federal leasing and drilling delays and moratoriums -- even though the states have successfully regulated the practice for decades.
The Obama administration would do itself and our economy a great service if it brought back the office of energy czar for the purpose of making this book's thesis a reality -- and made its co-authors, Anne Korin and Gal Luft, co-czars.
When the tiny desert nation of Qatar was chosen to host the latest round of United Nations climate change negotiations, environmentalists were stunned.
By about 2020, the United States will overtake Saudi Arabia as the world's largest oil producer and put North America as a whole on track to become a net exporter of oil as soon as 2030, according to a report from the International Energy Agency.
The United States took a giant step toward securing its energy future this month with the initiation of drilling exploratory wells in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas.
America's economic well-being is at the mercy of the most thin-skinned hotheads on earth.
The new chairman of Barclays Bank says he'll undertake a top-to-bottom review of the embattled business, telling a British newspaper that he isn't wedded to any of his predecessor's policies.
The United Arab Emirates on Sunday inaugurated a much-anticipated overland oil pipeline that bypasses the Strait of Hormuz, giving the OPEC member insurance against Iranian threats to block the strategic waterway.