WILLISTON, N.D.— Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling— not the oil wells or drilling rigs— that were to blame.» Read More
*Baghdad hires law firm after Kurds open new pipeline to Turkey. LONDON, Jan 30- The Iraqi government has hired a law firm to target any buyer of what it considers illegally exported Kurdish crude oil, a Baghdad official said, toughening its tactics in a struggle to halt the northern region's drive for economic independence.
The oil industry's lobbying arm said it will push lawmakers to consider lifting a ban on crude exports in the new year.
To help avert a financial crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Russia's gas supply prices to Ukraine will be cut by one-third.
Vandana Hari, Asia Editorial Director at Platts talks about the changing face of global energy landscape and highlights the upcoming key players.
The US Coast Guard on Tuesday said it was responding to a leak from a natural gas and crude oil platform owned by Energy Resources Technology Gulf of Mexico LLC.
Gas prices are expected to slide this summer, delivering some relief to consumers. How low they go depends on where you live.
General Electric agreed to buy oilfield services provider Lufkin Industries to expand its profitable oil and gas business.
Two pipeline spills have prompted new criticism from opponents of the proposed Keystone XL project, while raising questions about whether the government is adequately monitoring U.S. pipelines. The NYT reports.
Russian state oil giant Rosneft closed today worth around $55 billion to take over TNK-BP and become the world's largest listed oil producer by output, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
One of China's largest private companies is quietly rolling out plans to establish a network of natural gas fueling stations for trucks along U.S. highways.
Although oil hit its highest level in nearly two weeks on Tuesday, some professional traders don't think it will last.
ConocoPhillips is banking on shale as investors are banking on a growing company and a growing dividend, with Ryan Lance, ConocoPhillips Chairman & CEO and CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.
Venezuela is in mourning for its late president Hugo Chavez. With Chavez's passing, there is a lot of uncertainty about the future of Venezuela's massive oil supply, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs. Risa Grais-Targow, Eurasia Group, weighs in.
Hess will exit its retail, energy marketing, and energy trading businesses following pressure from an activist investor to break up the company.
The latest hunt for black gold is happening in California, with CNBC's Jane Wells.
Gasoline prices are up 8 cents in the past two weeks and will likely continue climbing through April. Experts say the 2013 national average will likely top out at about $3.95 a gallon.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson breaks down the latest data from the EIA Inventory Report.
Activism surrounding fracking has now migrated into the ranks of actual shareholders in the companies that perform fracking.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports the latest details on recovery progress in New Jersey, as the Garden State continues to implement a gas rationing system in 12 counties.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on restoring the fuel supply in New Jersey; and John Eichberger, National Association of Convenience Stores, discusses the drop in oil prices, as tempers flare on long lines at gas pumps.