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Off the Boil
Off the Boil
Britain Braces for Painful North Sea Decommissioning

For the first time in its history, Britain’s offshore oil industry is plugging more wells than it’s drilling.

Off the Boil
Not Even a $50 Rebound Could Save North Sea Oil

North Sea oil production is in dire straits, and analysts say the outlook would still be grim even at $85 per barrel.

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Middle East Aflame

General Mattis wants an early chance to roll back Iranian gains in the region, and despite the risks, Yemen seems like a tempting place to start.

Development in Africa

Events in Ivory Coast remind us that rising expectations produce more revolutions than poverty.


Shocker! Who could have imagined?

Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

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