March 3- UIL Holdings Corp said it would buy Philadelphia Gas Works, the largest municipally owned natural gas utility in the United States, for $1.86 billion in cash to expand its natural gas distribution operations.» Read More
Several utility companies have recently announced increases in their retail electricity rate as they struggle to meet peak periods of demand.
To help avert a financial crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Russia's gas supply prices to Ukraine will be cut by one-third.
NEW YORK, Dec 15- As a historic oil and gas boom transforms the U.S. energy sector, Wall Street is losing the battle to remain the partner of choice for energy producers and major consumers seeking to protect themselves against volatile prices.
In the latest "despicable scam," fraudsters threaten to shut off your power unless you fork over cash.
If you've noticed your utility bills falling, there's a good reason. Surging natural gas production in the U.S. has had one benefit already: curbing or even cutting power costs.
Kingsley Jones, Founder and CIO, Jevons Global tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks the U.S. is on the verge of re-industrialization.
Gasoline prices are up 8 cents in the past two weeks and will likely continue climbing through April. Experts say the 2013 national average will likely top out at about $3.95 a gallon.
Gasoline futures continued to trade higher in the electronic session Thursday as the latest track of Hurricane Sandy looked headed straight for the heart of the East Coast refining industry.
Gas prices are rising because demand is rising in the developing world, which is a more consistent and growing pressure than fluctuating tensions in the Middle East, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
President Obama is focusing on Americans' anxiety over rising gasoline prices, taking credit for rising oil and gas production.
Clean Energy Fuels CEO Andrew Littlefair feels good about federal approval of the bill he backs promoting natural gas development.
"I am looking for dislocation, opportunities to add value over a long period of time. You take a company like GlaxoSmithKline, profitability is up two-fold in the last 13 years, yet the share price is down 30 percent. So as a long-term investor, if I can buy Glaxo at 30 percent less, and 12 years on it has doubled its profitability, that's a good trade," Haig Bathgate, CIO at Turcan Connell, told CNBC.
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