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How the Ukraine war gave fracking in the U.K. a second chance

Russia’s invasion has disrupted the global energy market and led to higher prices across Europe. That has reopened the debate in Britain over shale gas extraction.
As western oil giants cut production, state-owned companies step up

As western oil giants cut production, state-owned companies step up

In the Middle East, Africa and Latin America, government-owned energy companies are increasing oil and natural gas production as U.S. and European companies pare supply because of climate concerns.
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Colonial Pipeline hack shows risk to US energy independence

The country relies less on foreign oil than it used to, but pipelines and grids are increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks and extreme weather.
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Colonial Pipeline hack shows risk to US energy independence

The U.S. has come pretty close to energy independence in recent years thanks to a surge in domestic shale oil and natural gas production and the harnessing of solar and wind energy. That independence, however, is fragile.

As oil prices rise, executives aim to keep them high
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As oil prices rise, executives aim to keep them high

An industry known for dramatic boom-bust cycles is resisting the temptation to pump more oil — for now.
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Exxon, under investor pressure, discloses emissions from burning its fuels

Exxon Mobil Corp, under increasing pressure from investors and climate change activists, reported for the first time the emissions that result when customers use its products such as gasoline and jet fuel.
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How tough will Joe Biden be on the US shale industry?

Joe Biden wants to make the climate crisis his top priority, sparking real hope for global efforts to avert an environmental catastrophe and real concern for shale operators.

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