Despite the efforts of Opec and Russia, the price of a barrel of oil remains depressed. And it’s unlikely to climb much any time soon. John Stepek explains why.
We're on the cusp of a revolution in the energy industry. It's one that could redraw the energy map of the world, give humanity the ability to tap essentially unlimited power sources, and – if you make the right investments – make a fortune for investors.
In short, we're living through a change in the way the world produces and consumes energy. It is a transition that's well under way. And it's being driven by the convergence of several key technological trends that are showing no sign of abating.
While you wouldn't be alone in thinking that solar power was further away than ever, you could be wrong. Solar is on the brink of becoming the world's dominant energy source.
Donald Trump’s missile strike on Syria last week helped boost Brent crude to a four-week high of $56 a barrel. But will it last?
Oil’s middling price range is holding, and a slump looks unlikely. Max King picks a good way to buy in to oil
Natural gas prices have slipped by a quarter in weeks after one of the warmest winters on record, which has dented demand in the short-term.
US shale oil producers may be able to keep oil prices in a range around current levels.
Shale oil has revolutionised US oil production and released the oil market from Opec’s iron grip. John Stepek looks at the sector and explains how to play it.
The price of oil has drifted above $55 a barrel, the highest in 18 months. And pretty much everyone seems to think it will keep rising.
Lithium is the fuel of the clean tech revolution. That’s sent the stocks of lithium producers soaring. But we’ve seen this story before, says Dominic Frisby. It never ends well.