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  • Fracking link? Cancer gas found in 300K homes Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 7:33 AM ET
    Fracking equipment at an Anadarko Petroleum site near Brighton in northern Colorado.

    Levels of radon have been rising measurably in Pennsylvania since the controversial practice of fracking started there, researchers reported.

  • Impact of Shell-BG deal on Australia   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 12:34 AM ET
    Impact of Shell-BG deal on Australia

    Gavin Wendt, founding director & senior resource analyst at MineLife, says Shell¿s $70 billion takeover bid for BG Group could strengthen Australia's gas market.

  • Are floodgates about to open for Australia M&A? Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 12:38 AM ET

    Shell's takeover bid for BG may be a harbinger of more deals for Australia's resources sector, which has taken a body blow from low commodity prices.

  • UPDATE 1-Oil edges back from 6 pct fall, but outlook weak Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 11:05 PM ET

    SINGAPORE, April 9- Oil prices rose more than a percent on Thursday, clawing back a part of the 6 percent slump in the previous session that was triggered by a shock jump in U.S. crude inventories and record Saudi output, although analysts said sentiment remained bearish. "Total U.S. crude stocks continued to fly far above 5- year highs, setting new records every week,"...

  • Oil prices edge back from 6 pct fall, but outlook weak Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 8:51 PM ET

    SINGAPORE, April 9- Oil prices rose in early trading on Thursday, clawing back a part of the 6 percent slump in the previous session after a shock jump in U.S. crude inventories and record Saudi output, although analysts said sentiment remained bearish. Brent May crude was up 61 cents from its last settlement, trading at $56.16 a barrel by 0035 GMT, while U.S.

  • US crude ends up 0.73% on German data, Iran Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 2:37 PM ET
    Oil fracking

    Oil prices rallied on Thursday as strong German economic data and continued uncertainty about an agreement on Iran's nuclear program provided lift.

  • A 10.95 million barrel surge in U.S. crude stockpiles to 482.4 million, the biggest gain in 14 years, and record Saudi oil production of 10.3 million barrels a day in March had pulled down WTI May futures $3.56, or 6.6 percent, to a settlement price of $50.42 per barrel. It settled down $3.56, or 6.6 percent, at $50.42 a barrel. *Brent crude futures for May were up 51 cents to...

  • Expect more energy mergers to come: Pro   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 6:48 PM ET
    Expect more energy mergers to come: Pro

    Jonathan Barratt, chief investment officer of Ayers Alliance Securities, explains why Shell's $70 billion deal for BG group may just be the first of many energy mergers.

  • Energy junk bonds find eager buyers Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 6:51 PM ET
    An oil worker in Mentone, Texas.

    The dangers stalking the oil industry are already reflected in the price of US energy junk bonds. Financial Times reports.

  • Brent May crude fell $3.55, or 6 percent, to settle at $55.55 a barrel. May crude fell $3.56, or 6.6 percent, to settle at $50.42 after closing at nearly $54 a barrel on Tuesday, the highest close since Dec. 30. The U.S. data were "very bearish," said John Kilduff, partner at Again Capital LLC in New York.

  • Oil deals: Who's next?   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 3:25 PM ET
    Oil deals: Who's next?

    Chris Faulkner, Breitling Energy CEO, and Carl Larry, Frost and Sullivan, discuss possible oil deals to come.

  • What you need to know about Shell-BG deal   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 3:23 PM ET
    What you need to know about Shell-BG deal

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis touches upon the important factors of Shell's deal with BG Group.

  • NEW YORK, April 8- Oil futures fell sharply on Wednesday after government data showed the largest weekly increase in U.S. crude inventories since 2001 and a day after Saudi Arabia reported record production in March. "The report is very bearish with the large crude oil inventory build and the somewhat surprising rise in gasoline inventories," said John Kilduff,...

  • Trade School: Energy ETFs   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 12:50 PM ET
    Trade School: Energy ETFs

    Goldman Sachs head of commodities Jeff Currie, provides insight to the hidden risks of commodity ETFs.

  • Jeff Currie: Currency key to commodities   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 12:17 PM ET
    Jeff Currie: Currency key to commodities

    Discussing commodity and currency trading, with Jeff Currie, Goldman Sachs head of commodities.

  • Oil down: What traders think   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 12:09 PM ET
    Oil down: What traders think

    Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities, weighs in on what's driving volatility in oil prices at the NYSE.

  • Currie: $39 oil on the way   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 12:06 PM ET
    Currie: $39 oil coming

    Jeff Currie, Goldman Sachs head of commodities, discusses the shift in sentiment in energy.

  • Oil's new order: Jeff Currie   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 12:01 PM ET
    The new oil order: Jeff Currie

    Jeff Currie, Goldman Sachs head of commodities, weighs in on consolidation in the energy industry, after Royal Dutch Shell announced it is buying BG Group.

  • LONDON, April 8- Royal Dutch Shell agreed to buy smaller rival BG Group for 47 billion pounds in the first major energy industry merger in more than a decade, closing the gap on market leader U.S. ExxonMobil after a plunge in oil prices. 1/ 8 nL3N0X441R 3/ 4. Goldman Sachs and Robey Warshaw LLP are expected to earn $50.3 million each for advising BG, with Bank of America...

  • Noble Energy cuts 220 jobs   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Noble Energy cuts 220 jobs

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on the latest energy company cutting jobs in response to lower oil prices.