Steven Mufson
Reporter

Steven Mufson is a staff writer covering energy and other financial news. He has worked at the Post since 1989 and has been its chief economic policy writer, Beijing correspondent, diplomatic correspondent and deputy editor of the weekly Outlook section. Earlier, he spent six years working for The Wall Street Journal in New York, London and Johannesburg and wrote a book about the 1980s uprisings in South Africa’s black townships.

Latest by Steven Mufson

Can the Kurds sell their own oil?

Can the Kurds sell their own oil?

The answer could help determine whether Iraq can remain unified.

Where do the latest U.S. sanctions leave Russian oil?

Where do the latest U.S. sanctions leave Russian oil?

On Tuesday, the Obama administration moved to choke off the flow of U.S. technology for Arctic and shale oil exploration in Russia, the country’s next hydrocarbon frontiers.

White House: Delays in climate action could cost billions

White House: Delays in climate action could cost billions

The report comes ahead of public hearings on curbing emissions from power plants.

Conflict is pushing Ukraine’s economy into a tailspin

Conflict is pushing Ukraine’s economy into a tailspin

The country will need billions of dollars of new economic assistance this year, economists say.