Brazil emerges as an oil giant
Worldfocus explores the P-51 offshore oil platform near Angra dos Reis, which for many represents not only the future of oil exploration but also the future of Brazil.
Posted: November 25, 2008 19:53
Falling oil prices impact Canada and Mexico
Oil price expert Andy Lipow discusses the impact of lower oil prices on Canada and Mexico.
Posted: November 12, 2008 16:23
Oil prices plunge to a 20-month low
Peter Coy, economics editor of Business Week magazine, discusses the implications of plunging oil prices.
Posted: November 11, 2008 16:22
Brazil Today: Religion, ethanol and roads
"Brazil Today" is a series that explores Brazil's spiking conversion to Pentecostalism, its pioneering path toward energy independence and its improving - but expensive - roadways.
Posted: November 7, 2008 23:55
Brazil pioneers energy independence with ethanol
Brazil is the second largest producer of ethanol after the U.S., which uses corn rather than sugarcane.
Posted: November 3, 2008 23:11
OPEC cuts oil production after prices slump
Brendan Fitzsimmons of Medley Global Advisors discusses OPEC's decision to cut production by 1.5 million barrels a day.
Posted: October 24, 2008 14:06
The world according to energy
With resources dwindling, energy dominates many political and economic debates. Our Interactive map illustrates worldwide distribution and consumption of natural resources like oil, natural gas and water.
Posted: October 24, 2008 12:58
Media speculate on Russia’s new Cold War
A Worldfocus contributing blogger assesses the media's discussion of a new Cold War as Russia reaches out to Latin America.
Posted: October 6, 2008 13:31
Oil prices fluctuate dramatically
Barney Gimbel, a writer at Fortune Magazine, discusses the wild swings in oil prices over the last few weeks.
Posted: September 23, 2008 18:00
Blogwatch / Audio
Nigerian militants threaten “oil war”
Rebel militants threatened an "oil war" in Nigeria after attacks on Shell and Chevron flow stations earlier this week.
Posted: September 18, 2008 17:31