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  • Oil's Slick Decline     Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 7:41 AM ET

    When energy prices reach 17% of GDP we almost always see a recession. Discussing the decline in crude oil and where gasoline prices are headed, with Joe Petrowski, The Cumberland Gulf Group CEO.

  • Shell CEO: China Shale Gas a Big Opportunity Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 8:46 AM ET
    Peter Voser, the CEO of Royal Dutch Shell speaking to Christine Tan of CNBC Asia.

    By some estimates, shale gas reserves in China could be bigger than those in the U.S. and Royal Dutch Shell hopes to be a major player in the market.

  • An increase in summer driving, particularly in the northeastern U.S., provided "a nice pickup in demand" for gas prices, Gulf Oil CEO Joe Petrowski told CNBC Monday.

  • Big Options Player Loves This Oil Services Stock Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 11:36 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs noted yesterday (Wednesday) that the energy sector has been outperforming in the last week, and the investment bank is looking for that trend to continue.

  • Oil Tops SPR Release     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 5:41 PM ET

    SPR release achieved US government's goal of lowering gas prices, says David Greenberg, Greenberg Capital.

  • Shell Shares Its Principles     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 4:35 PM ET

    Marvin Odum, Shell Oil president, shares his views on taxing the rich, the future of crude prices, and the politics of drilling oil.

  • Halftime: Citigroup Analyst’s About Face on Google Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 2:12 PM ET

    Find out why the analyst who was once one of the biggest Google bulls is now cautious about the search engine.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.

  • Offshore Oil Rig Demand High Except in US: Drilling CEO Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 5:01 PM ET
    off shore oil rig

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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
    Oil Barrels

    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.