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  • Energy Boom Ripples Through US Economy Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 10:15 AM ET

    The boom in new oil and natural gas flowing through U.S. pipelines is beginning to ripple through the wider American economy.

  • Drilling Down and Out in Texas Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 1:55 PM ET

    A look at what it takes to drill for Texas oil.

  • Enbridge CEO Says Ready to Spend to Expand US Network Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 4:21 PM ET
    Oil pipelines run near storage tanks at the Enbridge Inc. Cushing Terminal in Cushing, Oklahoma, U.S.

    Enbridge CEO Al Monaco said Enbridge has $15 billion in hand to put into pipeline expansion.

  • US Oil Industry's Renaissance Since Last Dow Record Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 3:53 PM ET

    When the Dow last set a record high in late 2007, the U.S. was worried about waning oil supplies and was producing about 40 percent less oil than now. But a technological breakthrough—the joining of hydraulic fracturing technology and horizontal drilling—has led to an energy revival.

  • Burlington North Santa Fe

    Rail company BNSF expects to be moving a million barrels of oil a day in the not too distant future, and it would like to move it with natural gas powered engines.

  • Canadian Oil Minister on Oil Sands     Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Canadian Oil Minister Joe Oliver speaks out on the most critical issue facing Canada today: transporting the vast supply of oil from Canadian oil sands.

  • Transcanada President on Keystone XL Pipeline     Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    Alex Pourbaix, Transcanada president, talks about the Keystone XL pipeline and how it can benefit both the U.S. and Canada.

  • Oil Industry Mulls Next Steps for Venezuela Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 8:41 PM ET
    Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez hold an allusive poster while gathering in front of the Military Hospital in Caracas on March 5, 2013, after knowing of their leader's death.

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's death is not likely to result in near-term changes to the Venezuelan oil industry or global energy landscape, but it could ultimately result in political change that would reopen the country's energy industry to foreign investment.

  • Power Shift: Energy Boom Dawning in America Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 11:28 AM ET
    Men with Cabot Oil and Gas work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site on January 18, 2012 in South Montrose, Pennsylvania.

    NBC News and CNBC look at the implications US energy independence would have for the economy, other types of energy, foreign policy and the environment.

  • BP CEO Talks Cyber-Attacks     Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    BP CEO Bob Dudley talks about the constant cyber-attacks to BP and how they protect themselves.

  • Carbon Cuts Require Big Shift by Power Industry: Study Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 12:01 PM ET

    The shift toward low carbon energy will take time and require a major change in the electricity industry, a study released by IHS CERA and the World Economic Forum says.

  • US Oil and Gas Boom Takes Many by Surprise Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 6:55 AM ET
    A worker positions a tool on a length of pipe while changing a tool on the drill on a Chief Oil and Gas, LLC natural gas rig in Mifflin Township, Pennsylvania.

    The U.S. oil production boom had been expected, but the magnitude of change in such a short period of time is a surprise.

  • Consumers May Find Some Relief at Gas Pump Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 10:39 AM ET

    It may not be fast enough for some consumers, but the drop in pump prices is accelerating. Analysts said the gasoline price slide could continue.

  • The Drivers of Change: CERAWeek Kicks Off Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 8:27 PM ET
    Solar field, France

    The sources of transformation and its impact on our energy world will be the focus this week as more than 2,200 participants from more than 50 countries convene in Houston for the 32nd IHS CERAWeek energy conference.

  • A Bounty of Natural Gas From Barnett: Survey Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 10:52 AM ET

    The study, funded by Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, showed a cumulative 44 trillion cubic feet of recoverable reserves from Barnett, with production declining through the year 2030. T

  • What's Really Driving Energy: Yergin     Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 2:00 PM ET

    IHS vice chair Dan Yergin on the drivers of change for energy: geopolitics, markets and a new map for the industry.

  • Tumbling Oil Prices May Have Further to Fall Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 9:40 PM ET

    Oil prices could continue to feel pressure, if the global economy turns out to be weaker than expected and oil production continues to grow in places like the U.S., Brazil and Iraq, according to James Burkhard, vice president and head of oil market research at IHS.

  • Nat Gas Boom Brings Environmental Concerns Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | 8:56 AM ET
    A hydraulic fracturing site

    The shale gas energy industry needs to put in place better practices and reporting  about "fracking" before public concerns delay or even stop use of the technology that has created a boom in U.S. natural gas production, according to the MIT professor who led President Obama's subcommittee on shale gas.

  • Finding an Edge in America's Booming Energy Market Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 5:34 PM ET

    In a domestic energy market developing faster than just about anyone can remember, the key is in finding an edge.

  • Canada's energy dilemma     Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 1:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson speaks to Suncor Energy's CEO Steve Williams about access to Canadian crude oil and how the U.S. production boom is impacting Suncor's plants.

About Power Shift

  • In a four-part series, NBCNews.com and CNBC Digital will examine how the U.S. energy boom occurred almost overnight and look at the implications that U.S. energy independence would have for the economy, other types of energy, foreign policy and the environment.

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