A look at How Russia is Working Together with China to battle the dollar, as well as a closer look at one of the world's largest economies and what to expect. Some of the details in this entry will shock you.

Will America save Europe with its LNG boom and remove Russia as the primary source of gas for Europe? There's more to this story than you know, including another player that could change the balance of world power.

Does Europe Need Russian Gas? Author Julian Wieczorkiewicz discusses Europe’s vulnerability when it comes to Russian gas compared to Russia’s dependence on gas exports to Europe.

The State Department's final environmental assessment of the Keystone pipeline from the Canadian tar sands to the U.S. Gulf Coast is coming soon. What happens if the pipeline is approved or rejected? Bloomberg's Megan Hughes takes a closer look at the impact on jobs, oil prices and the railroad business.

Venezuela has the world's cheapest gasoline and criminal gangs are shipping gas every day to Colombia, where gas is much higher, in exchange for cocaine.

Energy has sparked wars and cost the lives of many all around the world. Without it societies would crumble. Every nation knows this. The countries that control energy will remain - or become - super powers. Read this Letter to see how one nation is becoming an energy powerhouse and using it to gain global power.

CNBC's Brian Sullivan speaks with Ken Hartog, founder of Bakken Real Estate Partners, about his profitable business and the massive boom in Midland, Texas.

A look at the growing battle between American President Barrack Obama vs. Russian President Vladimr Putin and why the Syria conflict is just beginning.

A look at the real reasons behind the war in Syria and a look at the timeline of events that shows how fragile the global political system is.

Syrian debate really is one about protecting oil interests in the region, Peritus' Tim Gramatovich tells TheStreet's Joe Deaux.

JP Morgan continues to be under investigation for numerous offenses since 2008. Just recently settled a civil suit for energy manipulation. Now they face a new FBI criminal probe in the California energy market case. Are they being targeted?

Global solar energy capacity has soared in the past 5 years, largely due to solar-friendly government policies and precipitous drops in the price of the technology. Yet Earth's most abundant energy source still provides only a fraction of our total energy--less than .25% of consumption in the United States. Why isn't this energy source making more of an impact? The numbers reveal the truth about solar.