Ecologists said on Wednesday it could take years to clean up a massive oil spill that flooded an Israeli nature reserve with up to five million liters of crude and threatened to spread to the Red Sea shore and neighboring Jordan.
The Dec. 4 oil spill in Eilat was nearly twice as large as initially estimated.
An oil spill from a pipeline into a desert nature reserve near Eilat is being called one of Israel’s worst environmental disasters.
The Palestinian Authority and Venezuela inked a deal in which the South American nation will provide the P.A. with oil and diesel fuel.
The United Nations began distributing fuel in Gaza to keep critical infrastructure running, an official said.
Oil traders razor-focused on signs of escalating violence in the Middle East were jolted on Thursday by a Twitter posting from the Israeli military that, at first glance, suggested they had just bombed Syrian airports.
Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev has forged closer and more open ties with Israel. The nations are drawn together by oil, arms, tech — and a shared fear of Iran.
A New York state court on Thursday ruled that two towns should be able to choose whether or not they can ban a controversial oil and gas drilling technique known as “fracking.”
Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles expressed outrage on Monday at the description of his supporters as “heirs of Hitler” by election rival and acting President Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuelan opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles on Monday vowed to end the OPEC nation’s shipments of subsidized oil to communist-run Cuba, slamming acting President Nicolas Maduro as a puppet of Havana.