Oil shale drillers in Texas have had to contend with environmental opposition and soaring costs. A few miles south of the border in Mexico, Angel Torrez and co- workers duck gunfire sprayed from drug traffickers.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper risks a political backlash in British Columbia ahead of next year’s election if his government approves Enbridge Inc.’s Northern Gateway pipeline, a Bloomberg-Nanos poll shows.
A majority of British Columbians want Prime Minister Stephen Harper to reject or delay Enbridge Inc.’s Northern Gateway pipeline amid concern the project could lead to oil spills, a Bloomberg-Nanos poll shows.
Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. have about six weeks to decide whether a new Russian law requiring them to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to operate in that country is worth the cost. For now, Visa’s answer is nyet.
President Barack Obama laid out a postwar strategy for his final years in office that would provide a more targeted approach to the scattered threat of terrorism while moving away from unilateral military action.