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  • Tumbling Oil Prices May Have Further to Fall Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 9:40 PM ET

    Oil prices could continue to feel pressure, if the global economy turns out to be weaker than expected and oil production continues to grow in places like the U.S., Brazil and Iraq, according to James Burkhard, vice president and head of oil market research at IHS.

  • The Drivers of Change: CERAWeek Kicks Off Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 8:27 PM ET
    Solar field, France

    The sources of transformation and its impact on our energy world will be the focus this week as more than 2,200 participants from more than 50 countries convene in Houston for the 32nd IHS CERAWeek energy conference.

  • A Bounty of Natural Gas From Barnett: Survey Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 10:52 AM ET

    The study, funded by Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, showed a cumulative 44 trillion cubic feet of recoverable reserves from Barnett, with production declining through the year 2030. T

  • Hess to Exit Retail to Focus on Oil, Gas Exploration Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 10:26 AM ET

    Hess will exit its retail, energy marketing, and energy trading businesses following pressure from an activist investor to break up the company.

  • US Oil and Gas Boom Takes Many by Surprise Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 6:55 AM ET
    A worker positions a tool on a length of pipe while changing a tool on the drill on a Chief Oil and Gas, LLC natural gas rig in Mifflin Township, Pennsylvania.

    The U.S. oil production boom had been expected, but the magnitude of change in such a short period of time is a surprise.

  • Finding an Edge in America's Booming Energy Market Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 5:34 PM ET

    In a domestic energy market developing faster than just about anyone can remember, the key is in finding an edge.

  • David Summers, Missouri S&T Curators' Professor emeritus of mining engineering.

    There are no easy solutions, no viable quick fixes, and no magic fluids for the world's energy challenges. Yet the future isn't all doom and gloom, reports Oilprice.com.

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  • Crude's Worst 2 Days Since November   Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 2:31 PM ET
    Crude's Worst 2 Days Since November

    Addison Armstrong, Tradition Energy, discusses whether the storm will impact energy prices.

  • Another Falklands Conflict? Argentina's Rhetoric Heats Up Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 12:24 PM ET
    Argentinian Foreign Minister Hector Timerman leaves in a car from Britain's Houses of Parliament in London, on February 5, 2013.

    Next month will determine the eventual fate of the Falkland Islands—and the 1.4 billion barrels of oil so far discovered there. The resolution will come through a referendum among the islanders themselves. Argentina isn't happy about that.

  • Chesapeake Energy's Q4 Results   Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 11:21 AM ET
    Chesapeake Energy's Q4 Results

    CNBC's Kate Kelly breaks down the numbers on the oil driller, which reported a solid fourth quarter.

  • US Manufacturing to Take Off on Cheap Energy: Pickens Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 9:37 AM ET
    Boone Pickens, Chairman, BP Capital Management

    Manufacturing in the U.S. could take off on "the cheapest energy in the world," BP Capital Founder T. Boone Pickens told CNBC.

  • Epperson: Gasoline's Steady Climb   Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 10:30 AM ET
    Epperson: Gasoline's Steady Climb

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports that even though gas prices have pulled back, futures are up over where they were a year ago. For the past 33 days, retail gas prices have climbed, she reports, and the national average is $3.75/gallon.

  • What Investors Need to Know About Oil and Gas 'Juniors' Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 2:47 PM ET

    The oil and gas game can be a tricky one for "junior" companies, but if played right, the pay-off can be massive. One CEO explains.

  • China's Smog Becoming a Serious International Issue Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 12:04 PM ET
    Cyclists and bikers stop at a traffic light, as buildings are faintly seen, rear, shrouded in a haze of smog in Beijing. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

    Beijing’s air pollution has soared past levels considered hazardous by the World Health Organization. And now it's not an issue that only the Chinese are worrying about, Oilprice.com says.

  • Egypt and Energy: It's No Time for Investors to Bail Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 2:46 PM ET

    Egypt hunger for energy will play a role in the instability that has foreign investors asking whether they should quit the country before the other boot drops.

  • Algerian security forces escort a bus carrying freed hostages outside a police station in In Amenas in the desert in Algeria's deep south on January 19, 2013.

    A consortium that deals with security issues is warning about possible threats to oil installations in Libya.

  • Oil Company Launches Retail Bond   Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    Oil Company Launches Retail Bond

    Jonathan Swinney, CFO of EnQuest, tells CNBC how the oil company plans to use the capital from its retail bond issuance.

  • Algerian security forces escort a bus carrying freed hostages outside a police station in In Amenas in the desert in Algeria's deep south on January 19, 2013.

    The biggest mistake the energy industry makes is to ignore regional and geopolitical dynamics. It's complicated, and the corporate world doesn't have the patience for it.

  • OPEC: US Oil Supply Growth Doesn't Mean Economic Growth Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 2:06 PM ET

    In its report for January, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries said the United States in 2013 may post the highest oil supply increase among non-member states.