BEIJING, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Rescuers in northeast China's Heilongjiang province worked Monday to save 22 workers trapped in a flooded coal mine for a week, officials said. During the weekend, rescuers retrieved the body of a worker who had drowned and
VIENNA, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Oil supplies may eclipse demand in 2012 if world economies fail to emerge from recession though OPEC shouldn't panic, the International Energy Agency declared. World markets are highly volatile in part because of the European
July 8 (UPI) -- U.S. supermajor ConocoPhillips said it aims to get approval to start development of oil sands in the Canadian province of Alberta within 18 months. Shell Canada and other supermajors are petitioning the Canadian government for regulatory
Controversy over Australia's carbon tax plan has heated up after Prime Minister Julia Gillard promised extra compensation for the country's lowest income households to offset energy price rises resulting from the proposed scheme.
Germany will need more coal plants if it is to phase out nuclear power, Chancellor Angela Merkel said.
"If we want to quickly get out of nuclear power and into renewable energy, we need fossil-fuel power plants.