Articles by Maria Gallucci

Maria is an energy & environment reporter at IBTimes in New York City. She previously covered the clean-energy economy at InsideClimate News and also worked as a reporter in Mexico City until 2011. She holds a journalism degree from Ohio University's E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.

Donald Trump 2016

Trump’s Gender Pay Gap

The real estate mogul’s presidential campaign pays male workers more than women, a study found.
OPEC Meeting 2016

OPEC Fails To Set Production Cap

The absence of a deal Thursday is fueling broader concerns that the once-powerful oil cartel is losing its influence over global oil markets.

OPEC In ‘Crisis’ As Oil Producers Divided

The biannual meeting in Vienna on Thursday arrives just weeks after Saudi officials scuttled a plan between OPEC and non-OPEC producers to freeze oil production and shore up prices.
Oil Prices

Oil Price Breaks $50 A Barrel

Supply disruptions in Canada, Libya and Nigeria continue to shrink a global supply glut that has weighed on oil markets for almost two years.

Venezuela Is Closed For Business

Global giants from Coca-Cola to Procter & Gamble and Halliburton have delayed or ceased operations amid the deepening economic crisis.
Brexit Vote

Oil Execs Debate Impact Of A Brexit

“I don’t want to step into the U.K. debate,” Total CEO Patrick Pouyanne said. “Being the chairman of a global company, we would like to have fewer borders.”
GE Saudi Arabia

GE To Pour $1.4B Into Saudi Arabia

The Connecticut-based conglomerate said it will invest in multiple projects in oil-rich Saudi Arabia as officials seek to diversify the economy.
Oil Prices

Oil Prices Hold Flat On Outages

Supply disruptions in Canada, Nigeria and Libya helped soften the global crude glut, but brimming inventories kept prices from rising further.