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

Study: Bad fracking techniques let methane flow into drinking water

Study: Bad fracking techniques let methane flow into drinking water

The research faults cement seals and bad casing for methane leaks.

Oil provides funding and fuel for Islamic State fighters

Oil provides funding and fuel for Islamic State fighters

Western forces could target trucks carrying oil from a handful of refineries in northern Iraq.

U.S., E.U. toughen Russian sanctions to pressure Putin

The measures, aimed at a bank and oil projects, seek to strengthen the tenuous cease-fire with Ukraine.

CEO of Royal Dutch Shell: The climate conversation has “gone into la-la land“

CEO of Royal Dutch Shell: The climate conversation has “gone into la-la land“

Ben van Beurden talks about climate change, Russia sanctions, the Keystone XL pipeline and more.