1. KEYSTONE XL
Enviros seize on State's pipeline alternatives
Environmental activists are ratcheting up their rhetoric against the Keystone XL pipeline, charging that a State Department report on the controversial project released Friday is woefully inadequate and erroneously minimizes the climate change impacts of Canadian oil sands.
Asian island nation launches bid in U.S. to become a player among oil, gas producers
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- It may be small in the grand scheme of global energy. It could even prove to be a bust. But for Sri Lanka, its bid to break into the world of hydrocarbon producers is huge. It is another marker for a country emerging from a dark age of civil war.