Oil and Gas Drilling Commodity Market Trades, Charts


  • Oil Prices Surge Higher     Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 7:45 PM ET

    Oil prices rose 2% or more than $2 today to close at 94.77 per barrel, with John Kilduff, Again Capital.

  • Gas Bubble Surfacing?     Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 8:02 AM ET

    Will natural gas trading create the next commodity rush? A look at deep well speculation and the enormous risks involved, with Ian Urbina, New York Times reporter.

  • Opec Breakdown Points to Power Shift in Cartel Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 10:35 PM ET

    The “old” politics of Opec, which split the cartel and marred its influence in the oil market of the 1990s, have made an unexpected return after a decade-long absence. The FT reports.

  • Saudis Raise Oil Production to Curb Prices Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 9:11 PM ET

    Saudi Arabia has been quietly increasing its crude oil production ahead of Wednesday’s meeting of the Opec oil cartel, in a sign that Riyadh is trying to bring oil prices down to more comfortable levels for consumers in the US, Europe and China. The FT reports.

  • Shale Oil Prospects Shine     Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 1:36 PM ET

    Discussing which companies will benefit most from shale oil drilling, with Daniel Dicker, TheStreet.com senior contributor.

  • Oil Services Pushback Coming?     Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 10:41 AM ET

    Stephen Gengaro, Jefferies, discusses whether oil services are making a comeback.

  • We're Fueling Terrorism by Paying OPEC: Pickens Friday, 27 May 2011 | 10:59 AM ET

    T. Boone Pickens sees companies exporting natural gas and importing oil from OPEC, saying, "We’re gonna go down as the dumbest crowd in history that’s ever come to town."

  • Is the Time Right to Speculate on Hyperdynamics? Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 6:48 PM ET

    To find out, Cramer chats with CEO Ray Leonard.

  • Brent Crude Will Hit $130: Goldman Sachs Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 9:58 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs has called a bottom to the correction in commodity markets, advising clients to buy oil, copper and zinc after a 9 per cent price fall since the start of May.

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  • Offshore Oil Rig Demand High Except in US: Drilling CEO Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 5:01 PM ET
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    Diamond Offshore Drilling is seeing lots of demand for its oil rigs from China, India and other industrialized nations — just not the United States, Chief Executive Larry Dickerson told CNBC Thursday.

  • DO's Dickerson on Offshore Drilling     Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 4:30 PM ET

    Discussing yesterday's failed Senate bill backing U.S. offshore drilling, the price of oil, drilling permits and future growth opportunities, with Larry Dickerson, Diamond Offshore Drilling CEO.

  • GOP Oil Bill in Senate Fails     Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 3:42 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on two failed attempts at oil legislation from both sides of the aisle.

  • Cramer: Hewlett-Packard's Problems Are 'Severe' Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 3:13 PM ET

    But is the stock a buy? The "Mad Money" host weighs in.

  • Tax Breaks For Big Oil?     Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 4:31 PM ET

    James Mulva, ConocoPhillips chairman/CEO talks about today's senate hearing, taxes and the road ahead for energy.

  • Halftime: Where Is Leon Cooperman Putting $6 Billion? Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 1:16 PM ET

    The renown hedge fund manager shares his thoughts on the market.

  • Oil Barrels

    The commodities market witnessed a volatile five days last week with silver a major loser. Some analysts were predicting the losses for silver would lead losses in other commodities like oil, which saw the WTI contract drop below $100 a barrel.

  • Cramer: As Oil Falls, Buy These 3 Names Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 6:17 PM ET

    With oil prices going down, the "Mad Money" host sees a buying opportunity in these three stocks.

  • Oil Risk Premium Will End: Analyst Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 2:50 AM ET
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    Oil prices are heading back towards the $80 - $100 a barrel sweet spot which will boost oil stocks and take pressure off the global economy, according to Jens Zimmermann, a senior equity analyst at ABN AMRO Private Banking in Zurich.

  • Obama Calls for End to Oil Company Tax Breaks Saturday, 30 Apr 2011 | 10:02 AM ET

    President Barack Obama says oil companies are profiting from rising pump prices and he wants Congress to end $4 billion in annual tax breaks for the oil and gas industry.