Oil and Gas Refining


  • A price of $100 a barrel for oil is sustainable both for producers, who can invest and have enough income and for consumers, whose economies can flourish with oil at that level, OPEC Secretary General Abdalla Salem El-Badri told CNBC.

  • Drilling Down on Oil Refiners     Friday, 27 Jan 2012 | 2:35 PM ET

    Where are oil refiners headed with oil trading at $100/barrel? John Kilduff, Again Capital, weighs in.

  • East coast consumers could see the return of $4 gasoline before the rest of the country, as another key refinery serving the region plans to shut down.

  • Tesoro Shares Slip Six Percent     Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 5:23 PM ET

    Dan Dicker, MercBloc has the trade on oil refiners and Tesoro's 6% drop today, and how to play it.

  • Upgrade for BP & Downgrade for HES     Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 5:39 PM ET

    Discussing BP's upgrade to "strong buy" and Hess's downgrade to "outperform", with Pavel Molchanov, Raymond James, and the play on energy and fertilizer stocks, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Options Action: Tesoro     Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 5:52 PM ET

    An call spread options play on oil refiner, Tesoro, with Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities.

  • Iran Won’t Risk Petrodollars In Gulf, Analyst Says Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 1:23 PM ET

    Tough talk from Tehran this week sent crude oil prices higher, but what does a cost-benefit perspective suggest?

  • 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.

  • Use Oil Rally On Iran Fears to Sell, Say Pros Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 1:00 PM ET

    A couple of “Fast Money” pros largely brushed aside concerns about Iran’s effect on crude oil prices Tuesday, focusing instead on decreasing demand as the stronger factor in the commodities market.

  • Energy Analyst: Valero a Good Deal Friday, 2 Dec 2011 | 3:28 PM ET

    Among the gainers in the energy sector Friday, Valero also stood out as a solid play looking ahead, said Oppenheimer energy analyst Fadel Gheit.

  • Trading the Tablet Wars     Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 5:18 PM ET

    Chris Danely, JPMorgan with the trade on the tablet wars. Also, the update on a court decision that could deliver a major blow to Rambus.

  • Oil Tops $100 & Other Planet Plays     Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 5:21 PM ET

    Rich Ilczyszyn, independent commodities trader, has the bullish play on oil's rally, and the Fast Money traders take a look at the nuclear bidding war for uranium developer, Hathor Exploration.

  • Production on Track: Woodside CEO     Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 9:45 PM ET

    Peter Coleman, CEO of Woodside Petroleum, says the company's base business is doing well and production is on track despite the delays in their Pluto LNG project.

  • Mega-Mergers Send Middle Market Scrambling Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 4:07 PM ET

    This week's mega-mergers have suddenly forced mid-sized players to reexamine their strategies.

  • Tesoro Surges: Room to Run?     Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011 | 1:27 PM ET

    Fadel Gheit, Oppenheimer & Co., discusses whether independent oil and gas refiner Tesoro still has room to run.

  • Oil Stocks on Fire & Aluminum is Cheap     Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 5:37 PM ET

    Paul Sankey, Deutsche Bank lead oil analyst with the play on oil refiner stocks, and the trade on metals, especially aluminum, which is cheap relative to other base metals, says Dan Dicker, Mercbloc president.

  • Job Promise Fuels Oil Drilling     Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 1:48 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on the oil industry from Larose, Louisiana, where the promise of paying jobs is fueling the call for expanded drilling.

  • World’s Most Polluted Countries Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 12:50 AM ET
    Emerging nations around the world are often heralded for their fast growth, but we don’t often hear about the downsides of that rapid development.The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released a report on air quality in countries around the globe, on which we based a list of the ten most polluted countries. Almost all the worst offenders are either major oil and gas producers, or emerging economies that are growing rapidly.The WHO study looked at air quality in 91 countries, measured by t

    The World Health Organization recently released a report on air quality in countries around the globe, on which we based a list of the ten most polluted countries.

  • Time to Sell the Refiners?     Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 5:28 PM ET

    Money is flowing back into crude oil with futures near ninety dollars a barrel. Dan Dicker, MercBloc, LLC weighs in on what it means for refiners and how to trade it.

  • Irene Threatens Refiners     Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | 7:39 PM ET

    East Coast refineries process about 1.3 million barrels per day, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.