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  • Iranian oil exports on course to blow past limits Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 2:35 PM ET
    An oil tanker is seen off the port of Bandar Abbas, southern Iran.

    Iranian oil exports are running above the levels the Islamic Republic agreed to when sanctions were loosened.

  • NY top court considers local bans on fracking Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 2:20 PM ET

    New York's highest court will consider allowing local bans on hydraulic fracturing.

  • *U.S., China data fuels hope economy is stabilising. NEW YORK, June 3- Brent crude futures fell and U.S. crude was near flat in choppy trade on Tuesday as economic data from the United States and China provided support to prices recently under pressure because of increasing global oil production.

  • Iranian exceeds oil export quota. Now what?     Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 8:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera looks at Iranian oil export numbers and which countries are the biggest buyers. China has dramatically increased exports from Iran, which is apparently exceeding targets promised under eased sanctions.

  • LONDON, June 3- Brent crude oil futures slipped towards $108 a barrel on Tuesday, reflecting weak European demand, but reasonable Chinese manufacturing data helped keep a floor under prices. Brent futures for July were down 30 cents at $108.53 a barrel by 0900 GMT.

  • *OPEC oil output to hit 3- month high in May. SINGAPORE, June 3- Brent edged up near $109 a barrel on Tuesday, just off a three-week low, as positive economic indicators from the United States and China lifted the fuel demand outlook in the world's two largest oil consumers, offsetting a rise in OPEC production.

  • *OPEC oil output to hit 3- month high in May. SINGAPORE, June 3- Brent edged up near $109 a barrel on Tuesday, just off a three-week low, as positive economic indicators from the United States and China lifted the fuel demand outlook in the world's two largest oil consumers, offsetting a rise in OPEC production.

  • US crude ends near $103 ahead of stockpile data Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 2:44 PM ET

    U.S. crude ended marginally higher on Tuesday, as economic data from the United States and China provided support to prices.

  • SINGAPORE, June 3- U.S. crude held steady above $102 a barrel on Tuesday, but was near a two-week low as a rise in OPEC supply offset an improved demand outlook after manufacturing activity expanded in the United States and China last month.

  • New EPA rules won't hurt consumer: Public Citizen Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 4:53 PM ET
    Coal fired Morgantown Generating Station, in Newburg, Maryland, May 29, 2014.

    The EPA's new proposal to reduce carbon emissions won't negatively affect the consumer, Public Citizen's Tyson Slocum told CNBC.

  • Sand mining company mulls $1B IPO amid energy boom Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 4:06 PM ET
    Fairmount Minerals sand distributed to the AVP Volleyball Tour in August, 2012.

    Fairmount Minerals would become the latest sand mining company to capitalize on investor interest in the United States shale oil boom.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold hits 4-month low     Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was down on the day on supply news. Nat gas was up on the Obama Administration's new initiatives to reduce carbon emissions.

  • EPA sets new carbon rules     Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 2:20 PM ET

    Discussing whether changes to offset coal emissions will impact the consumer, with Tyson Slocum, Public Citizen, and Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.

  • CNBC's John Harwood reports the Obama administration argues its proposal to reduce carbon emissions at coal power plants would not only create new jobs in renewable energy industries, but provide public health benefits.

  • Brent July crude was down 28 cents at $109.13 a barrel at 11:11 a.m. EDT, after earlier reaching $109.87.

  • *Iraq oil exports rise 8 percent last month. LONDON, June 2- Brent crude oil futures fell below $109 a barrel on Monday, weighed down by a stronger dollar and recent data showing ample output. Gold has followed the same trend as the dollar has strengthened, " Gareth Lewis-Davies, a senior energy analyst at BNP Paribas, said.

  • *OPEC oil output rises, back above target. LONDON, June 2- Brent crude oil futures fell towards $109 a barrel on Monday, weighed down by a stronger dollar and data showing output from the OPEC group of exporting countries hit a three-month high.

  • How fracking helps America beat Germany Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 7:50 AM ET
    Pump jacks and wells are seen in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom on March 23, 2014 near McKittrick, Calif.

    In the United States, electricity prices are falling thanks to natural gas derived from fracking - the hydraulic fracturing of rock.

  • Gazprom delays gas prepayment system for Ukraine Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 3:07 AM ET
    An oil and gas processing plant near Salym, Russia

    The head of Gazprom said on Monday that the company has postponed moving to prepayment mode for gas supplies to Ukraine to June 9.

  • SINGAPORE, June 2- Brent futures rose towards $110 a barrel on Monday as data showing China's factory activity expanded at its quickest pace in five months in May revived hopes of healthy demand growth from the world's second-biggest oil consumer.