Colorado will become the first U.S. state to limit methane emissions from the production of natural gas and oil, addressing an issue that climate watchdogs say is a downside of the boom in hydraulic fracturing.
Mozambique’s national oil company plans to increase its stake in fields operated by Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and Eni SpA as the country seeks a greater share of profit from the largest natural-gas discovery in a decade.
The deal that helped one of the poorest nations raise $850 million and bond investors lock in rates three times higher than U.S. Treasuries is also spurring concern some of the money isn’t going where the buyers -- and one of the underwriters -- expected.
Antonio Castigo watched four men armed with Kalashnikov assault rifles grab a woman by the hair and bundle her into a car after she dropped her kids off at the Portuguese school in Mozambique’s capital, Maputo.
With three days before the election, an energy trade group has donated about 32 times more than activists in four Colorado communities in a push to persuade residents to vote against limiting oil and gas drilling.
Industrial metals led a gauge of commodities to a four-month low, while the dollar weakened and Treasuries rose, as investors assessed economic data for clues to future policy moves from central banks. U.S. shares rose a second day and European stocks closed at a five-year high.
Just two months before Colorado retailers begin selling marijuana for the first time in the U.S., voters will weigh in today on a 25 percent tax to help fund enforcement efforts intended to forestall federal intervention.