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Kashagan or Kasha-can't
Kashagan or Kasha-can't
The Great Kazakh Oil Fail

Kashagan is the world’s largest and most expensive single oil project, and it’s also a complete disaster. Nearly a decade past schedule and $30 billion over budget, the Kazakh field has yet to start yielding the 35 billion barrels of oil it is estimated to contain.

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Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

Fear the Airpocalypse

Companies are defying orders to cut back on air pollution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.

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