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  • China's Venezuela presence grows with loan-for-oil deal

     
    China has lent Venezuela $30 billion to be paid off in oil deliveries. Opposition candidates criticize the lack in transparency in handling of the funds....
  • Council District 15: Wilmington and the air that it breathes

     
    Sometimes you can smell Wilmington before you see it. It might be the scent of the wells, tucked in between houses and neighborhood streets, pumping the last drops of oil from the giant Wilmington oil field, the third-largest petroleum field......
  • L.A. City Council District 15 recap

     
    In advance of the Jan. 17 special election runoff for the 15th City Council district, and as part of our process for endorsing a candidate, the Los Angeles Times editorial board interviewed candidates Joe Buscaino and Warren Furutani and re-familiarized.....
  • Arctic oil spill could prove tough to clean

     
    Shell Exploration's plan for exploratory oil and gas drilling in the Beaufort Sea won conditional approval from the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement. One of the big questions now is what happens if there's an oil......
  • Refinery problems fuel U.S. price rise, but California prices are stable

     
    Several refinery problems around the United States were forcing retail gasoline prices up around parts of the country, but California prices were relatively stable Monday. In California, the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline was $3.780, down...
  • U.S. oil price hits $100 a barrel [Updated]

     
    The U.S. benchmark oil price briefly hit $100 a barrel on Wednesday as the revolt in Libya escalated, raising new fears about reduced supplies from the world’s 12th-largest oil exporter. Surging crude drove stock prices sharply lower for a second......
  • Economy: Spreading the wealth, or not

     
    To quote famed philosopher Mel Brooks, "It's good to be king." Except, we don't have kings in the United States. No, in America, "It's good to be rich." How good? Well, check out The Times this week for some examples.......
  • Energy stocks surge with oil; Exxon's earnings rocket

     
    Hunting for opportunity in crisis, some investors are flooding back into energy stocks on Monday amid another jump in oil prices sparked by Middle East social unrest. It also helped that Exxon Mobil Corp.’s fourth-quarter earnings were well above...
  • Arctic waters open for "cautious" leasing after 2012

     
    Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's announcement about a "cautious" approach to offshore oil development opens the door to leasing new waters in the Arctic after 2012 and clears the way for full review of a proposed new exploratory well in the......
  • Los Angeles region to curb lung-damaging sulfur pollution

     
    Amid a gray landscape of oil refinery smokestacks and storage tanks, a massive pile of neon-yellow sulfur sits alongside the Port of Long Beach. That pile, or others like it, are set to grow considerably, now that Southern California air......
  • Big Oil goes to college: a conflict of interest?

     
    Have hundreds of millions of dollars in grants from major oil companies compromised the ethics of energy research at such institutions as UC Berkeley, UC Davis and Stanford? That's what Jennifer Washburn, a longtime critic of academic conflicts of...