Oil and Gas Drilling Commodity Market Trades, Charts


  • COP: Drill, Baby, Drill in Alaska     Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 7:46 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports ConocoPhillips was issued a permit to develop the first commercial oil well in Alaska; 13 thousand gallons of synthetic drilling fluid has leaked from a Shell rig in the Gulf of Mexico; the ITC has banned the imports of HTC handsets; and Swedish car maker, Saab has declared bankruptcy.

  • Drilling for Profits     Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 4:44 PM ET

    John Schiller, Energy XXI chairman & CEO, discusses Wednesday's lease sale for spots in the Gulf of Mexico and whether his company will continue to acquire of properties in the future.

  • Let the Drilling Begin!     Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 1:09 PM ET

    The Federal government's lease auction for offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico is a big money maker for Uncle Sam, and oil and gas companies. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the auction action from the Superdome in New Orleans.

  • Off Shore Auction Action     Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 10:33 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers on the first Federal government auction of oil and gas leases since last year's oil spill in the gulf.

  • CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details on the federal government auctioning off land for oil drilling in New Orleans.

  • Drilling Leases Up for Sale     Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 7:21 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the Interior Department will begin selling leases to tracts of the Gulf of Mexico, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Also, the NTSB recommends a total ban on cell phones while driving; and CME chairman Terry Duffy testifies Jon Corzine did know customer funds were being used at MF Global.

  • Where oil prices are headed in 2012 from both a technical and a fundamental standpoint, with Abigail Doolittle, Peak Theories Research, and Stephen Schork, The Schork Report.

  • Cramer's High-Yielding Pipeline Play: ENB     Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 6:45 PM ET

    "This company has never cut it's dividend." says Mad Money's Jim Cramer, discussing Enbridge's 3.17% yield, and growth prospects, with Patrick Daniel, Enbridge Inc CEO.

  • If ECB Does Not Print Money, Gold May Fall to $1,700 Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 11:30 AM ET

    Don't be surprised if gold falls to $1,700, according to some traders. When it comes to what markets wanted to hear from the European Central Bank it was all about money printing.

  • Chevron Drilling Blocked: Who Wins?     Wednesday, 23 Nov 2011 | 5:13 PM ET

    Discussing Brazil's National Oil Regulator suspending Chevron's drilling rights and the possible fallout, with Dan Dicker, MercBloc, and the Fast Money crew.

  • Repairing America's Infrastructure     Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 7:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on a plan to use off-shore drilling royalties to pay for America's infrastructure rebuild.

  • Chesapeake, Westport CEOs Push for Nat Gas Act Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 6:51 PM ET

    The chief executives explain how they think the legislation could result in widespread use of natural gas as a transportation fuel.

  • Oil Surges on Reversal of Seaway Pipeline Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 11:44 AM ET
    A Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) oil rig near the shores of the state of Campeche, Mexico.

    WTI surged above $102 on news that the flow of crude oil will be reversed on the Seaway Pipeline. The result in Wednesday’s trading has been panic in the spread between WTI and Brent Crude with funds and other market players buying WTI and selling off Brent...fast.

  • Gasoline Prices Slide Ahead of Thanksgiving Week Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 12:12 PM ET

    Gasoline futures plunged 4 percent to below $2.50 a gallon this morning, a slide that could signal good news for drivers over the Thanksgiving weekend.

  • Ethanol Industry Faces Headwinds Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 4:28 PM ET

    The industry has had a profitable year despite the jump in corn prices , but overcapacity and the end of a generous government subsidy are major concerns.

  • Oil Near $100 On Optimism Over Europe Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 12:11 PM ET

    Italy and Greece's debt woes haven't gone away, yet U.S. crude oil prices are closing in on $100 a barrel, following the upward momentum in the euro and equities on cautious optimism over improved Italian and Greek bond spreads.

  • Why Cramer Likes MarkWest Energy Tuesday, 1 Nov 2011 | 6:51 PM ET

    The “Mad Money” talks with MarkWest Energy’s CEO and talks about why he thinks this play on oil and gas works.

  • Big Oil Earnings in Focus     Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 1:45 PM ET

    Paul Sankey, Deutsche Bank Lead U.S. Integrated Oil and Refining analyst, discusses earnings results for Conoco Phillips, which beat Wall Street expectations in the third quarter.

  • Oil Enters Bull Market     Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 12:11 PM ET

    WTI prices are up over 2.5 percent Tuesday but the spread to brent continues to narrow. Dan Dicker, of Merbloc, discusses.

  • Oil's Index Investors May Now See Positive Returns Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 2:21 PM ET
    Oil Barrels

    U.S. oil futures are at a 2 1/2 month high. In addition to China manufacturing data and more optimism over an eventual EU debt deal, traders are covering short positions in commodities after more comments from a Federal Reserve official about the possibility of further monetary easing ahead.