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World fuel crisis Thursday, 22 May, 2008, 17:38 GMT 18:38 UK
Petrol pump Anger at 'token' petrol cut
Motoring groups accuse fuel retailers of "ripping off" consumers after 1p cut in unleaded petrol.
closed sign The fuel protesters' story
With the threat of more fuel protests looming, the BBC's Charles Rhodes investigates the claims of those behind the blockades.
The blockade that grew
The spread of fuel protest across the UK has surprised many. Mobile phones, e-mail, the internet and traditional media have all helped the rag-bag alliance of protesters tighten their grip.
The world's thirst for oil
Andrew Walker looks at how world oil consumption has grown despite price hikes and increasing energy efficiency in some countries.
Motorist filling up Could the government cut fuel duty?
It would be expensive and risky to cut fuel duty, the BBC's economics reporter Jenny Scott reports.
Opec secretary general Rilwanu Lukman Oil: New rules of the trading game
Market speculators using sophisticated financial instruments are having an increasing influence on oil prices, endangering world economic stability.
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