[SINGAPORE] Commodities trader Trafigura has appointed its head of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as the company's head of oil in Asia, in addition to overseeing its gas business globally, the...

[SINGAPORE] China is unlikely to see a repeat surge in liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports this coming winter as the world's largest energy consumer has learned from the previous cold season to...

[NAIROBI] Kenyan farmers used to grow macadamia trees to shade their coffee bushes. Now they're making so much from production of the nuts that they're abandoning the beans...

[VIESCA, Mexico] From a distance, it looks like a deep-blue sea has formed in the middle of the Mexican desert.

[NEW YORK] Oil prices rebounded from an early slide to finish higher and strengthen further in post-settlement trade, as investors feared US sanctions could dampen Iran's output...

[WASHINGTON] The US Treasury on Monday said that it could lift sanctions on Russian aluminum giant Rusal if tycoon Oleg Deripaska gives up control of the company.

OIL held below US$69 a barrel as signs that American shale explorers are ramping up drilling activity sent jitters through a market that hoped Opec's commitment to further drain a global...

CHINESE steel futures climbed to their strongest level in five weeks on Monday, supported by falling stockpiles that pointed to a pick-up in construction demand, with raw material iron ore scaling a...

Gold prices slipped to their lowest level in nearly two weeks in range-bound trade on Monday, as the dollar rose on the back of climbing US Treasury yields and as global political concerns eased.

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CHINA'S decision to impose fresh restrictions on imports of coal at some ports appears to have caused a sharp fall in inbound shipments of the polluting fuel...