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Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 12/28/2011

Strait of Hormuz: How strategic a waterway?

Iran threatened Tuesday to stop the flow of oil through the Strait of Hormuz, one of the world's most critical oil choke points. 

By Elizabeth Flock  |  04:16 PM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Iran, Strait of Hormuz, oil

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 12/08/2011

Brazil oil: From jubilation to Chevron spill disaster (audio)

An undersea leak by Chevron spewed 3,000 barrels near Rio state.

By Juan Forero  |  11:01 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Brazil, Chevron, oil spills

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Brazil’s oil spill: Chevron ‘tried to make the accident less than it was’

An oil leak at a Chevron Corp. deep-water well off the coast of Rio de Janeiro coast this month is not going away.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:09 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Brazil, oil spill

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 10/12/2011

‘Oily orgy’ interrupts energy summit (video)

During the Canada-Europe Energy roundtable in London, two protesters dressed in just Union Jack boxers and maple leaf underwear smothered one another in a substance that looked like oil as they kissed and groped each other.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:42 PM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, tar sands, Canada, U.K., oil, environmentalism

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 10/11/2011

New Zealand oil spill becomes country’s worst maritime disaster

A cargo ship has run aground in New Zealand and is spilling tons of oil into the Astrolabe Reef.

By Melissa Bell  |  11:42 AM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, New Zealand, New Zealand oil spill, Oil spill, Astrolabe Reef, Costamare Inc.