Oil rig counts in the U.S. rose for the first time since December 2014 last week, which could impact year-end price targets.» Read More
Europe's embryonic shale gas industry is anxiously waiting for a small local council to decide whether it will allow "fracking" for shale gas.
The sharp drop in oil prices is squeezing drilling operations in North Dakota and the Bakken Formation. Will players in the region survive?
Williams rejected a $48 billion buyout offer from Energy Transfer Equity.
Stanford researchers say the now daily earthquakes in Oklahoma are not caused by fracking itself, but by a related activity.
Bankruptcy and dealmaking has yet to hit the U.S. oil patch, but drillers face another crucial test of their health this fall.
An increasing oil supply will cause a pullback in the short run, Sadiq S. Adatia, Sun Life Global Investments' chief investment officer, told CNBC on Monday.
The path towards controversial gas extraction method fracking in the U.K. has been paved, with a north of England site likely the first to use it.
Nigeria is probing whether it was short-changed by deals to swap crude for refined products, the state oil company, traders and a security source said.
U.S. District Judge could be close to fining energy company BP for 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Times Picayune reported.
Saudi Arabia is set to increase oil output to a new record to meet a global demand rise, a senior state oil company official said.
Lower oil prices could exacerbate potential labor shortages in the energy industry, according to The Times-Picayune.
Blackstone Group has strengthened its ties to Nigeria, the West African country where it could put big money to work.
China and Iran are shifting from exchanging imported goods for oil to using cash for energy transactions, according to Breaking Energy.
Headlines about Mexico have been dominated by violence, corruption and weak growth. However, the country's fortunes may be revived, with banks like HSBC interested in investing.
The strong jobs report is a reminder that this factor may be saving the economy, says Larry Kudlow.
Norway's $890 billion government pension fund will sell off many of its investments related to coal, the New York Times reports.
The EPA said in a Thursday report that it found no evidence fracking has a "widespread" impact on drinking water.
Two different oil ministers from OPEC have suggested the cartel could raise its production target.
T. Boone Pickens says Saudi production is topping out at about 10 million barrels per day and oil prices will return to $70 per barrel by year end.
It's too soon for Saudi Arabia to take its victory bow. The decision not to cut has failed to bring frackers to their knees.