‘Black gold’: Tiny German oil firm finds unusual niche in the Rhine

‘Black gold’: Tiny German oil firm finds unusual niche in the Rhine

Outside the small town of Riedstadt, near Frankfurt, a bright green derrick pumping oil from deep underground marks a rare rural German site where that is still a profitable business.

Here’s why German bosses are worried for the future

Here’s why German bosses are worried for the future

German petrol prices tumble along with global oil costs

German petrol prices tumble along with global oil costs

Industry: ‘doped’ growth boosting economy

Industry: ‘doped’ growth boosting economy

German spies report Isis losing control of oil

German spies report Isis losing control of oil

Investors confident thanks to oil price plunge

Investors confident thanks to oil price plunge

Oil well explosion injures four workers

Oil well explosion injures four workers

Minister attacks Shell’s oil and Adidas’ jerseys

Minister attacks Shell’s oil and Adidas’ jerseys

Energy minister: No alternative to Russia gas

Energy minister: No alternative to Russia gas

Shell attacked over oil explosion

Shell attacked over oil explosion

Merkel criticizes Russia over Greenpeace arrests

Merkel criticizes Russia over Greenpeace arrests

Oil under Brandenburg ‘could deliver billions’

Oil under Brandenburg ‘could deliver billions’

Iran cuts oil exports to Germany

Iran cuts oil exports to Germany

Westerwelle calls for stop to Iran smuggling

Westerwelle calls for stop to Iran smuggling

Germany joins European oil embargo against Iran

Germany joins European oil embargo against Iran

Berlin zooms in on Euro-Iranian bank

Berlin zooms in on Euro-Iranian bank

Merkel blocks India-Iran oil payments

Merkel blocks India-Iran oil payments

Biofuel confusion strains super petrol supplies

Biofuel confusion strains super petrol supplies

Wintershall stops oil production in Libya

Wintershall stops oil production in Libya

Russia’s Rosneft poised to snap up stake in German oil refineries

Russia’s Rosneft poised to snap up stake in German oil refineries

Greens discuss BP boycott as CEO taken out of firing line

Greens discuss BP boycott as CEO taken out of firing line

Court rules linking gas to oil prices illegal

Court rules linking gas to oil prices illegal

Petrol prices soar for summer holidays

Petrol prices soar for summer holidays

German inflation up to one percent in February

German inflation up to one percent in February

Schröder to join board of British-Russian oil firm TNK-BP

Schröder to join board of British-Russian oil firm TNK-BP

Lufthansa cuts ticket fuel surcharges

Lufthansa cuts ticket fuel surcharges

Home energy costs hit Germans in pocketbook

Home energy costs hit Germans in pocketbook

Nigerian rebel group claims to have rescued kidnapped Germans

Nigerian rebel group claims to have rescued kidnapped Germans

Nigerian armed group renews threat to German building firm

Nigerian armed group renews threat to German building firm

MEND rebels in Niger Delta to help free kidnapped Germans

MEND rebels in Niger Delta to help free kidnapped Germans

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New offshore wind farms on the way

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German petrol prices hover near record highs

German solar sector pulls in big investors

German solar sector pulls in big investors

Germans face massive gas price hike

Germans face massive gas price hike

Germans back tax cuts to lower petrol prices

Germans back tax cuts to lower petrol prices

Industry says oil price a danger to German economy

Industry says oil price a danger to German economy

Ryanair boss: high oil prices will break German rival

Ryanair boss: high oil prices will break German rival

German motorists hit by surging fuel prices

German motorists hit by surging fuel prices