Saudi Aramco posts 39 percent jump in profits

Saudi Aramco posts 39 percent jump in profits

By Robbie COREY-BOULET and Haitham EL-TABEI Saudi Aramco on Tuesday posted a 39-percent jump in third-quarter profits year on year boosted by higher oil prices resulting largely from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The announcement came as the OPEC+ cartel of oil...
Fact check: Do climate policies raise energy bills?

Fact check: Do climate policies raise energy bills?

By Roland LLOYD PARRY Numerous posts on social media blame climate-change policies for the surge in energy prices. AFP Fact Check asked experts whether the claim stands up. “Higher energy prices are all a part of the climate cult agenda. Make their ‘green...