Ireland aims for greener future

Daniel J. GraeberLUXEMBOURG, June 7 (UPI) — One day after signing a European commitment on offshore wind, the Irish government said it can only realize its true potential through regional collaboration.



Supply outages cause crude oil price spike

Daniel J. GraeberNEW YORK, June 6 (UPI) — Global supply outages emerged as contributing factors to a steep spike in crude oil prices Monday, though underlying metrics may point to stability.




Four tremors recorded near Oklahoma shale

Daniel J. GraeberWASHINGTON, June 6 (UPI) — Four minor earthquakes were reported in and around the shale reserve basins in Oklahoma in the last 24 hours, the U.S. Geological Survey found.


Russia not surprised by OPEC

Daniel J. GraeberMOSCOW, June 3 (UPI) — A move to keep policies more or less in place during Thursday’s highly anticipated meeting between OPEC leaders was no surprise, Russia’s oil minister said.


Niger Delta Avengers claims benevolence

Daniel J. GraeberABUJA, Nigeria, June 3 (UPI) — A militant group waging war on oil installations in the Niger Delta said they can bring regional production down significantly without bloodshed.