Americas

Americas

US approves oil, gas leasing plan for Alaska wildlife refuge

The Trump administration gave final approval on Monday for a contentious oil and gas leasing plan on the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, where critics worry about the industry's impact on polar bears, caribou and other wildlife.

Opinion

No port in a storm: Hell or High Water clauses during Covid-19

With COVID-19 continuing to bring business disruption even as global lockdowns ease, the impact on the energy sector has prompted a review of existing contracts and serious repercussions for any negotiations returning to the table.