• Ukraine worries boost gas prices 10¢ in 2 weeks Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 6:53 AM ET

    U.S. drivers are paying nearly 10 cents more per gallon at the pump than they did two weeks ago, as worries about Ukraine contributed to a jump in the cost of ethanol used in making gas.

  • Peter Hutton, energy analyst at RBC Capital Markets, says the development of shale oil has "mitigated" some of the negative pressure on oil prices.

  • Palm oil prices to hit MYR3,000: Pro     Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | 10:52 PM ET

    With drought conditions set to continue in Southeast Asia, and the potential return of an El Nino weather pattern, Michael Coleman, Managing Director at Ash-ling Analytics, says palm oil prices could reach a new high of 3,000 ringgit.

  • US oil ends near $101, hammered by Chinese data Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 2:38 PM ET

    U.S. oil fell by more than $1 per barrel, pressured by a drop in China's exports that stoked slowdown fears.

  • Why Ukraine's bailout money may end up in Russia Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 3:38 PM ET
    A section of the Bratstvo gas pipeline emerges from underground near Ivano-Frankvisk, Ukraine, Feb. 6, 2014.

    The bailout money Ukraine is getting may go directly to Russia, analysts tell CNBC.

  • Commodities Next Week: Jobs impact     Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was up after a stronger-than-expected jobs report; gold prices were weaker for the same reason; and natural gas was off slightly on the day.

  • Raise the gas tax?     Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 2:52 PM ET

    The case for raising the gas tax, with Carl Davis, Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, and Chris Edwards, CATO Institute director of tax policy studies.

  • LaHood: Need to raise gas tax     Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 2:50 PM ET

    Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood discusses the highway trust fund, and why the gas tax needs to be raised.

  • The Week Ahead: Daylight savings time     Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. Traders are still looking at the weather and Ukraine. Business inventories may grow, and the Labor Department will issue a report on just how many jobs were open.

  • The outdated gas tax     Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 2:47 PM ET

    Federal gas tax is currently $0.18 per gallon. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports this tax has not been raised since 1993.

  • Ukraine's impact on oil and gas prices     Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Richard Mallinson, geopolitical analyst at Energy Aspects, discusses the impact the crisis in Ukraine could have on the price of oil and gas, as major pipelines linking Russia to Europe run through Ukraine.

  • Badr Jafar, President of UAE-based Crescent Petroleum, gives Access: Middle East his outlook for oil markets as the Davos Conversations continue.

  • US oil rallies after jobs data, ends under $103 Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 2:58 PM ET

    U.S. oil rose more than $1 a barrel as tensions lingered in Ukraine and a report showed U.S. job growth accelerated by more than expected.

  • U.S. secret weapon to thwart Putin? Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 6:53 PM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    Chatter suggests the U.S. intends to develop a secret weapon to thwart Vladimir Putin.

  • A dirty clean energy battle becoming a utility war Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 3:43 PM ET
    More than a 100 people gathered December 11, 2013 to protest Xcel's plan to stop paying people with solar panels.

    Battles between solar backers and power companies are a skirmish in a much wider war: the regulated utility model could be in a death spiral.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. A mixed day in the energy pits. Crude was down a bit and nat gas popped after a drawdown that was greater than expected.

  • Stocks waiting to take off     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 2:04 PM ET

    Discussing underestimated value investments and their best stock plays right now, with Anton Bayer, Up Capital Management, and John Buckingham, Al Frank Asset.

  • Take risks but be selective: Pro     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    James Clunie, manager at Jupiter Absolute Return, says investors have to take a bit of a risk and advises going for stocks that are "out of fashion, cheap and unloved" such as oil majors.

  • Nat gas drawdown 152 bcf     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on natural gas inventories. Today's drawdown is a bullish number for traders.

  • Why US can export nat gas without raising prices Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 9:56 AM ET
    A LNG tanker sails through the Houston Ship channel.

    Energy experts at IHS Ceraweek say market dynamics will keep the lid on prices of U.S. natural gas even if more expensive techniques are used to extract it.