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The Bakken, Eagle Ford and Permian Basin are generating more than a million barrels of oil per day each, a third of U.S. daily production.
U.S. shale has put the country on the same terrain as Saudi Arabia and Russia. In the process, it may turn oil into a safe haven.
Even as U.S. shale companies pursue mergers, analysts don't expect them to become echoes of Big Oil deals that eventually fell flat.
Global oil prices fell on reports of improving Libyan oil output and are now about 10 percent off the highs reached last month.
The Permian Basin of west Texas and southeast New Mexico is seeing an exploration renaissance, according to Oilprice.com.
Whiting Petroleum said it would acquire Kodiak Oil& Gas for $3.8 billion, becoming the largest producer in North Dakota's Bakken shale play.
The United States is swimming in oil and gas. However, processing this bounty is posing a challenge to U.S. refiners.
The U.S. is producing vast amounts of oil—but isn't quite in Saudi Arabia's league just yet, according to experts.
The House is gearing up for some key energy votes, says Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Fred Upton.
Backers in favor of the Canada-to-Texas pipeline are pointing to the crisis in Iraq as a rationale for pushing the project forward.
Demand is up for sand used in fracking, which blasts it into wells to crack rock and release oil and natural gas.
Hiring for two new SCE&G reactors underscores the need for replacing retiring nuclear workers in next several years.
The Commerce Department announced new duties on Chinese solar products Wednesday, sending U.S. solar stocks higher.
The U.S. is the third-largest solar market, and it's growing rapidly because of private investment and federal support.
Two companies believe roadways could also become energy sources, and are thinking up ways to make the concept a reality.
Ending the U.S. oil export ban could be a boon for growth, two research reports argued Thursday.
The downgrade of California's oil reserves raises questions about the sustainability of the U.S. boom.
"It's a feel-good story that I insist on," CNBC's Jim Cramer said of the oil sector.
SolarWorld has taken the lead in petitioning for tariffs on Chinese solar firms, and China may have noticed.
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U.S. crude notched its fourth daily decline on continued concerns about ample supply at a time of weak data and fragile demand.
Russian oligarchs are becoming increasingly worried about the country's investment climate and economy in general.
Sources say Exxon Mobil has put its Torrance, Calif. refinery on the block amid tough environmental standards.
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