Oil

economics

Asian Families Are Masters of Food Economics

When most kids are being taught how to ride a bicycle by their parents, my Pakistani parents were set upon teaching me the fine art of bulk-buying at the grocery store.
Javaria Akbar
12.10.18
Asking for a friend

This Is Why Popping Your Pimples Feels So Satisfying

You know you’re not supposed to pick at acne but honestly, it's just so soothing—until you look in the mirror and see the same zit back with a vengeance next morning.
Elizabeth Brown
7.15.18
climate change

Big Oil’s Business Model Could Be on the Verge of Failing

What happens when demand for oil peaks and starts to fall?
Geoff Dembicki
3.28.18
Travel

This City of Oil Rigs Is Collapsing Into the Caspian Sea

"Oil Rocks" is a Soviet-era Atlantis, built from 300 kilometres of rusting bridges.
Julian Morgans
2.12.18
Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Is Building a $643-Billion, Green-Powered Megacity

Welcome to a place called "NOEM."
Julian Morgans
10.25.17
protest

What Anti-Pipeline Warriors Have Learned from Standing Rock

The South Dakota protest didn't stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, but it energized a movement.
Cole Kazdin
8.1.17
View My Own

Blame Oil's Decline for the Middle East's Latest Conflict

The confrontation between Qatar and Saudi Arabia comes down to the competition between oil and natural gas.
Ryan Riegg
7.31.17
true crime

After Finding Oil, These Native Americans Were Murdered

The Osage people became famously rich with oil money in the 1920s. Then they started turning up dead.
Seth Ferranti
4.18.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Victoria Has Become the First Australian State to Ban Fracking

New anti-fracking legislation announced last year has passed through the state's parliament.
VICE Staff
3.7.17
wealth versus climate change

Most of the World Is Still Subsidising Oil

Climate change, LOL
Michael Byrne
1.10.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

US ethics office (maybe sarcastically) praises Trump's vague promise to leave his business, Kanye West heads home after hospital treatment, thousands of military vets plan protective human shield at Standing Rock, and more.
VICE Staff
12.1.16
News

What Oil Pipelines Can Do to Native American Land and Life

Just a few hours away from Standing Rock is another reservation that has dealt with the oil industry very differently, and has very different problems.
Sulome Anderson
11.28.16
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