Oct 23- Rig contractors Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc and Patterson-UTI Energy Inc reported big drops in quarterly profits, hurt by one-time charges to retire some old rigs. Offshore driller Diamond Offshore recorded a non-cash impairment charge of $109 million, pushing its third-quarter net income down 44 percent. Diamond Offshore said on Thursday it had...» Read More
The U.S. energy renaissance has coincided with a boom in energy-related stocks, one that investors are starting to notice.
The U.S. consumed a whopping 26 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in 2013, but more interesting is who's using it—and who's not.
A rise in U.S. seismic activity, coinciding with the energy boom, has left both sides of the fracking debate more polarized than ever.
State regulators have linked earthquake activity in Ohio to fracking, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing for a ban.
Eleven Democratic senators urged Obama to make a final decision on whether to approve TransCanada Corp's Keystone.
U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz declared a green loan program alive and well—and not just for renewable energy.
Some airports have FAA approval to drill for oil. The income is helping to cut airline fees and make improvements for passengers.
CNBC's Mary Thompson looks at how National Oilwell Varco spends millions of dollars to fill the skilled labor gap.
CNBC's Mary Thompson takes a look at how National Oilwell Varco is filling the skilled labor gap by investing millions of dollars to train workers.
Facing a constant shortage of workers, a Houston firm launched an internal training program costing $50 million a year with a big payoff.
U.S. energy independence's next phase has arrived—in the form of infrastructure development fueled by billions in private capital.
Kimberley Strassel, The Wall Street Journal editorial board, explains why she feels a Democratic civil war on energy is on the rise.
The oil and gas industry is celebrating a milestone on Monday: the birth of hydraulic fracturing.
Analysts and investors who spoke with CNBC suggest investments in infrastructure firms, refiners and less conventional plays.
CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses the growth in onshore energy companies, and how to play offshore energy companies. "You have to decide what level of risk you're willing to take," he says.
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.
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.
China, India and other countries are spending billions of dollars to acquire U.S. oil and gas assets and gain access to proprietary energy technology.
Refining company Valero Energy is now seeking to export Canadian crude to its refinery in the UK.
As political tensions rise, the cooperation between the U.S. and Russia in the energy industry is large and growing, experts at IHS CERAWeek say.