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  1. Oil at the crossroads

    The very foundations—and future—of the oil industry are shifting, and four issues will shape its future in the next five years.

  2. On shaky foundations

    Systemic risks inherent to Angola’s banking sector are likely to amplify the negative effects of falling oil prices on the...

  3. Is Venezuela on the brink?

    President Nicolás Maduro’s hold on power could be threatened if social unrest from lower oil prices gathers sufficient momentum.

  4. Tallying the cost of Ebola

    Ebola’s toll includes civil unrest, along with various economic and social consequences in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

  5. A new home for homeless hydrocarbons?

    Growing production of North American shale oil, urbanization, and tightening global fuel efficiency standards threaten to create...