Chinese oil demand slips

Daniel J. GraeberSINGAPORE, June 8 (UPI) — Oil demand in China, a leading global economy, contracted for the third straight month in part because of economic slowdown, data analysis found.

U.S. shale gas production grows through 2040

Daniel J. GraeberWASHINGTON, June 8 (UPI) — Natural gas from shale basins in the United States accounts for more than half of the total production through 2040 to support more exports, a report finds.

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.