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  • Drillers Try to Cut Pollution in Western Wyoming Friday, 24 Oct 2008 | 4:36 PM ET
    Oil Pump

    Oil and gas companies are retrofitting drilling rigs with pollution controls and taking other steps in an effort to avoid violating federal air pollution standards in southwest Wyoming this coming winter.

  • Green Policies in California Generated Jobs Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 11:22 AM ET

    California’s energy-efficiency policies created nearly 1.5 million jobs from 1977 to 2007, while eliminating fewer than 25,000, according to a study.

  • Natural Gas Prices Climb off 1-Year Lows Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | 4:52 PM ET
    Natural Gas

    Most U.S. spot natural gas rose Thursday for the first time in five trading days, with gas at benchmark Henry Hub in Louisiana climbing from Thursday's lowest level in nearly a year amid stronger gas futures and concerns about continued shut in Gulf of Mexico production.

  • Congress Considers Auto Bailout Tuesday, 23 Sep 2008 | 6:33 AM ET

    A proposal to fund $25 billion in low interest loans to the auto industry was included on Monday in draft legislation that could be considered by the U.S. Congress later this week.

  • At Least 49 Oil Platforms Destroyed by Ike Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 11:28 AM ET

    At least 49 offshore oil platforms, all with production of less than 1,000 barrels a day, were destroyed by Hurricane Ike as it raced across the Gulf of Mexico, and some may not be rebuilt, the Interior Department said Thursday.

  • Oil Prices Likely to Keep Falling Despite Big Drop Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 5:12 PM ET

    Oil prices, which plunged nearly $6 on Monday as the Wall Street crisis rattled investors, is likely to continue falling even more, experts say.

  • Two Oil Rigs Break Loose after Ike Saturday, 13 Sep 2008 | 8:43 PM ET

    Two oil rigs broke loose from their moorings in the Gulf of Mexico during Hurricane Ike, CNBC has learned Saturday.

  • Russian Oil Giants Battle High Taxes, Lower Output Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 6:51 PM ET
    Oil Barrels

    Home to abundant oil reserves, Russia rarely worried about where the next barrel would come from—until now.

  • Car Delivery: GM Thinking Green Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 3:01 PM ET

    General Motors Corp. said Friday it delivered a hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle to the Environmental Protection Agency as part of a market test for the technology.

  • US Oil and Gas Field Deaths Rising Sharply Wednesday, 10 Sep 2008 | 4:55 PM ET

    Deaths among those working the nation's oil and gas fields have risen at an alarming rate, The Associated Press has found.

  • OPEC Output Cut Won't Stop Oil Prices From Falling Wednesday, 10 Sep 2008 | 11:34 AM ET

    OPEC's decision to for a modest cut in production isn't likely to stop crude prices from heading lower in the coming months, analysts said.

  • Gustav Causes Little Damage to US Refiners Tuesday, 2 Sep 2008 | 3:16 AM ET

    Several major U.S. refiners said early checks on Monday showed their facilities were unharmed by Hurricane Gustav, but at least two others were said to be considering dipping into the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve to keep operations going after the storm shut down key waterways.

  • OPEC Output Up for 4th Month in Aug: Survey Monday, 1 Sep 2008 | 10:05 AM ET

    OPEC oil supply rose for a fourth consecutive month in August, mainly due to higher output from Iran and smaller increases in Nigeria and Angola, a Reuters survey showed on Monday.

  • Hurricane Gustav Weakens To a Category One Storm Monday, 1 Sep 2008 | 9:47 AM ET

    Gustav weakened to a Category 1 hurricane as it approached the Louisiana cities of New Iberia and Lafayette with maximum wind speeds of 90 mph.

  • Gulf Coast Refineries Shut; Gas Prices Edge Higher Sunday, 31 Aug 2008 | 9:50 AM ET

    Hurricane Gustav's threat to the Gulf Coast halted about 15 percent of U.S. refining capacity Sunday, though for now prices at the pump have not risen dramatically

  • Gulf Oil Operations Closing As Hurricane Draws Near Saturday, 30 Aug 2008 | 1:45 PM ET

    Oil companies shut down production Saturday as an intensifying Hurricane Gustav churned toward the petroleum-rich waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Gustav Grows Back into Hurricane Near Caymans Friday, 29 Aug 2008 | 3:58 PM ET

    Gustav strengthened back into a hurricane in the warm Caribbean on Friday as it left flooded Jamaica and churned toward the Cayman Islands, headed for the Gulf of Mexico on the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's deadly strike on New Orleans.

  • Decline in Gasoline Prices Unlikely to Boost Driving Friday, 22 Aug 2008 | 3:46 PM ET

    Americans are driving tens of billions of miles less these days, and experts don't expect that to change  unless gasoline prices drop much below $3.

  • Warren Buffett and Bill Gates sparked some speculation and discussion with their visit to Canada's oil sands region, but there's no hard evidence that they have actually invested, or will invest, in the energy source that some see as an alternative to U.S. reliance on Middle Eastern oil.  Even so, shares of Canadian Natural rallied today by just over seven percent to close at $82.91 in New York.

  • Today's Top Videos: Bill Gross, 'Green' Engines & More... Wednesday, 20 Aug 2008 | 6:27 PM ET

    The "bond kings" gather to comment on the credit crunch while the CEO of BorgWarner says his company has come up with a technology that improves fuel efficiency and lowers emissions for automobiles. Following are today's top videos: