Brent crude edged towards $109 a barrel on Wednesday on mixed Chinese data and a gradual resumption of Libyan oil exports.» Read More
"If we don't go to techniques like fracking, we're going to lose production globally," said Charles Cherington, Intervale Capital managing partner.
"One fund manager walks in every day knowing he could lose everything," reports CNBC's Kate Kelly discussing the volatility of trading natural gas.
Natural gas prices are likely to stay low for the next 20 years, with a long-term annual average price of $4 to $5 per million Btu, a study says.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on huge decline in natural gas due to severe cold temperatures and increased demand.
Some energy funds have come out on top as natural gas prices remain volatile, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly. The FMHR traders discuss how they're playing natural gas.
As the energy industry gathers for CERAWeek in Houston, the issue of exporting the nation's burgeoning supply of oil will top the global agenda.
Nat gas has been a volatile trade this winter. CNBC's Kate Kelly explains why the trade has been so unpredictable this year.
LONDON, Feb 28- Oil dropped below $109 a barrel on Friday as tension in Ukraine dampened risk appetite and the United States revised its estimate for fourth quarter growth below analyst expectations.
Lord John Browne, "Seven Elements That Changed the World" author, discusses the pros and cons of all energies, including fracking and its impact on climate change.
*Mounting tensions in Ukraine keep risk appetite in check. LONDON, Feb 28- Oil dropped below $109 a barrel on Friday as tension in Ukraine dampened risk appetite and easing winter weather prompted expectations of weaker demand.
SINGAPORE, Feb 28- Brent crude futures slipped on Friday to below $109 a barrel on expectations demand growth will slow as severe winter weather eases, although supply worries kept losses in check for now.
SINGAPORE, Feb 28- Brent crude futures slipped on Friday below $109 a barrel on expectations demand growth will slow as severe winter weather eases, with supply worries keeping the losses in check for now.
Greg Smith, Group CEO at Global Commodities makes a case for investing in gold even as yellow metal trade relatively lower from its lofty highs.
U.S. oil rose on market talk of decreased supply from the Bakken shale in North Dakota, which federal officials called a rumor.
TOKYO, Feb 28- U.S. crude oil fell further on Friday, as civil unrest in Ukraine continued to curb risk appetite and fuel fears of weaker oil demand, although the contract remains on track for a monthly gain. *U.S. crude futures for April delivery were down 45 cents at $101.95 a barrel by 0012 GMT, still on track for a monthly gain of 4.6 percent.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
Is income tax ending as we know it? CNBC's John Harwood looks ahead at the prospective changes to the tax system Americans could be facing 25 years from now.
*Ukraine tension darkens Europe outlook. NEW YORK, Feb 27- Brent oil futures fell on Thursday, pressured by civil unrest in Ukraine that curbed overall risk appetite and fueled fears that it would slow growth in Europe and lessen oil demand. Draws from Cushing oil stocks helped narrow U.S. oil's discount to Brent to nearly $6 per barrel, the tightest since Oct. 7.
*Ukraine tension darkens Europe outlook, potential Brent demand. NEW YORK, Feb 27- Brent crude oil futures fell on Thursday, pressured by volatility in Ukraine that curbed risk appetite.