Not a Drill
Russia Is Deploying Anti-Aircraft Missiles to Defend Its Arctic Oil Claims
The surface-to-air system is built for cold and can shoot down cruise missiles in the rapidly warming, potentially oil-rich Far North.
UK Govt Report: Oil Companies Drilling in the Arctic Will Find It's Unprofitable
The Arctic resource scramble is over—and so is the oil boom, warns UK defense ministry.
Here's Why the Alberta Wildfire Just Might Have a Lot to Do With Climate Change
Hotter temperatures have helped to double since 1970 the amount of land scorched by wildfires each year around Alberta's tar sands — and the last three years have been especially bad.
Crude L.A.: California's Urban Oil Fields
VICE News heads to Los Angeles to investigate the effects of urban oil drilling on local communities.
Saudi Arabia Reveals How It Will End Its Oil 'Addiction' by 2020
On Monday, the prince in charge of the kingdom's economy unveiled details of an urgent reform plan that will raise capital for public investment through the partial privatization of the state oil company.
Crude L.A.: California's Urban Oil Fields (Trailer)
Coming Soon: VICE News heads to Los Angeles to investigate the effects of urban oil drilling on local communities.
Environmentalists Sue the Oil Companies Allegedly Causing Oklahoma's Big Earthquakes
Oklahoma use to see two or three earthquakes a year — but now there are that many each day due to the number of wells being drilled in the state.
Iran Welcomes Saudi-Russian Deal on Curbing Oil Production — Sort Of
For the first time since 2001, OPEC and non-OPEC nations have agreed to control global oil supplies amid a price slump that's hammering state budgets from Venezuela to Nigeria.
VICE News and Reuters
Obama Wants a $10-Per-Barrel Tax on Oil
The tax would fund $32 billion in clean transportation initiatives like mass transit and electric vehicles.
Pipeline Attacks in the Niger Delta Trigger What Could Be the Biggest Oil Spill in Years
Multiple bombings have caused thousands of barrels of oil to seep into rivers and farmland in Nigeria's oil-rich, but environmentally troubled, Niger Delta.
Are Russia and OPEC Forging an Unholy Alliance to Boost Oil Prices? Not Likely
A new global alliance to revive oil markets would mark a fundamental shift in the global politics of oil, bringing Russia into unfamiliar alignment with the 13-member Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries in a bid to support falling prices.
A Series of Strong Quakes in Oklahoma Triggers Republican Scrutiny of Oil Drilling
Oklahoma was hit with over 900 tremors of magnitude 3.0 or above in 2015 — and the fracking industry is widely blamed.