A U.S. oil boom dumping wastewater into deep wells has triggered earthquakes in the heartland. Stopping the quakes means shutting down bad wells, experts say.
King Salman has a history of maintaining order in the royal family. A look at the man who will now rule a country that holds one-sixth of the world’s oil reserves.
The massive amount of saltwater generated by drilling is the largest spill in the state since the current oil boom began in 2006, officials said.
The crash happened early Sunday near Karachi in southern Pakistan.
Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to pay $84 million in compensation to thousands of Nigerian fishing families over two large oil spills in the country’s southeastern creeks. Here’s what you need to know…
“We operated in a very chaotic environment, dealing with some of the most dangerous things in life — fire, oil, and gas, in addition to airstrikes.” BuzzFeed News’ Mike Giglio talks to a wartime oil expert in demand in Syria.
The price of oil has dropped nearly 40% in six months, and nobody can pin down exactly why that is. And it’s got a lot of countries feeling nervous.
“A dreidel is… a giant spoon???” “No… that’s a ladle.”
For Americans, cheap oil means less money spent each time you fill up on gas, and more to spend on everything else. But in countries depending on oil revenues, oil’s plunge is bad news.
“They besieged the town from all sides.” The early-hours raid took place days after BuzzFeed News’ Mike Giglio reported on one smuggling hub.
In North Dakota, oil is king. Photographer John Mireles reveals the dangers and triumphs of working the Bakken Oil Fields in North Dakota.
The Russian ruble is worth 41% less, in dollar terms, than it was on January 1. U.S. and E.U. sanctions, plus a big drop in oil prices, are to blame.
An exclusive ground-level look at the illicit oil trade that has made ISIS the world’s richest extremist group. BuzzFeed News’ Mike Giglio reports from the Turkey–Syria border.
The group has taken in millions in revenue this year. But the Islamic State would need at least a billion more to provide much-needed services to its territory, Treasury Undersecretary for Terrorism David S. Cohen said.
Pershing Square Capital has orchestrated one of the biggest turnarounds in railroad (and, arguably, corporate) history. Now, as the question of rail mergers looms large, here’s a look back at how the hedge fund pulled it off and raked in billions.
The 63-year-old CEO of Europe’s third largest oil company, Total, died in a plane accident at a Moscow airport on Tuesday.
Crude prices have plunged by more than 20% in recent months. The fall means cheaper gas, cheaper flights, and generally good news for American consumers.
“All I’ve ever wanted is a son who joins Earth Club!”
Break an apple in half with your bare hands.
Fighting among rival militias has ignited a fuel depot close to the Tripoli airport. Western governments have ordered their citizens to leave the country.
“I’ve always wondered how mermaids pee.” Download Whisper for more mermaid secrets.
He is now campaigning for the oil to be legally used to treat others.
Somehow a little pit bull got itself stuck in the middle of a wheel rim. Firefighters used vegetable oil and “creative ingenuity” to free the puppy.
The explosion occured in Moerdijk, south of Rotterdam.
Plus the results of swapping your entire beauty regime for just oil, James Franco’s brother on James Franco’s antics, and a chance to catch up with the original Power Rangers.
Watch out for the truth bombs.
From overfishing to the great garbage patch, these are some of the biggest threats to the future of the ocean.
The demonstrators face up to 15 years in jail if found guilty.
Obama calls for new negotiations with Iran on nuclear weapons and a return to the bargaining table for Israelis and Palestinians.