22 Jun 2008 11:14 - Joel Olatunde Agoi Nigerian militants have blown up a key oil-supply pipeline operated by Chevron, in the latest attack targeting the country's oil industry.
22 Jun 2008 07:58 - Staff Reporter The world's top energy policymakers meet in the Red Sea city of Jeddah on Sunday for emergency talks on halting oil's unrelenting rally.
20 Jun 2008 17:31 - Staff Reporter Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua has ordered the country's armed forces to tighten security in the Niger Delta.
20 Jun 2008 16:21 - Jane Merriman The dotcom bust shook the world almost a decade ago, last year the credit crunch seized up markets, and now an oil price bubble may cause more havoc.
16 Jun 2008 15:56 - Staff Reporter Crude oil rocketed to a record high of almost $140 a barrel on Monday despite news that Saudi Arabia was ready to raise output.
17 Jun 2008 23:59 - Harriet Green Rising oil prices, global food shortages and the economic crisis are proof for many survivalists that society is on the brink of meltdown.
13 Jun 2008 06:00 - Surika Van Schalkwyk Diesel use in South Africa, driven by home generators and the trucking of coal to Eskom power stations
07 Jun 2008 09:34 - Osamu Tsukimori United States Energy Secretary Sam Bodman called on Saturday for more countries to scrap fuel price subsidies that stoke oil demand.
08 Jun 2008 09:48 - Osamu Tsukimori Group of Eight energy ministers on Sunday looked inward for solutions to oil's unrelenting rally.
08 Jun 2008 16:11 - Staff Reporter World crude prices are expected to reach $150 per barrel by the end of summer, Iran's representative to the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) was quoted as saying on Sunday.
09 Jun 2008 13:09 - Staff Reporter Oil prices dropped more than $1 on Monday after rocketing to record heights near $140 per barrel late last week, but some analysts warned of a bubble that could burst soon.
10 Jun 2008 08:05 - Staff Reporter Concerns were growing on Monday night over a summer of coordinated European fuel protests after tens of thousands of Spanish truckers blocked roads and the French border, sparking similar action in Portugal and France.
10 Jun 2008 10:47 - Staff Reporter High global oil prices and cuts in fuel subsidies in some countries will slow growth of oil demand this year, the International Energy Agency (IEA) forecast on Tuesday, also reporting a surge in supply in May.
10 Jun 2008 14:39 - Staff Reporter Opec secretary general Abdullah al-Badri on Tuesday appealed for calm, saying the record-high oil price was unbearable and did not reflect any shortage of supply.