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  • What's Moving The Market Up Tuesday, 29 Jul 2008 | 11:25 AM ET

    First, Merrill Lynch has put a price on CDOs and sold them. Yes, it's $0.22 on the dollar, but at least it is a price, and that is what the Street is looking for. Second, the Conference Board consumer confidence index was up, particularly the futures expectation component was up, off the record lows, which dovetails with the uptick in University of Michigan confidence numbers.

  • Preview: Oil Majors' Profits to Soar on Record Crude Friday, 25 Jul 2008 | 5:11 PM ET

    The world's five largest fully publicly traded oil companies are expected to, yet again, report record profits next week, thanks to high oil prices, even as investors fret over the recent pullback in crude.

  • Gassing Up With Garbage Thursday, 24 Jul 2008 | 12:05 PM ET
    E85 Ethanol gas pump, Ohio Department of Agriculture, Columbus, Ohio.

    After years of false starts, a new industry selling motor fuel made from waste is getting a big push in the United States, with the first commercial sales possible within months.

  • Some Oil Platforms Shut as Dolly Storm Nears Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 1:10 PM ET

    Tropical Storm Dolly continued to strengthen slightly early Tuesday as it moved over the warm waters of the western Gulf of Mexico towards the Texas-Mexico border.

  • Richest Dividend Stocks (Pt. 1) Friday, 11 Jul 2008 | 10:50 AM ET

    Jeffery Saut at Raymond James and Allan Nichols at Morningstar shared their insights on why you want dividend stocks -- and which ones to buy.

  • Western Firms' Dreams Of Iraq Oil May Prove Fleeting Thursday, 10 Jul 2008 | 3:05 AM ET

    If war in Iraq was largely over oil, as former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan essentially admitted, Western oil companies might have done better had they convinced the Bush Administration not to do them any favors.

  • Video: Boone Pickens Answers CNBC Viewer Questions Tuesday, 8 Jul 2008 | 11:37 AM ET

    Legendary oilman Boone Pickens joined CNBC to share his energy-market insights. The billionaire investor and CEO of BP Capital answers viewer questions.

  • TNK-BP

    Raided by security services, its board paralyzed, key technical experts barred from working and deluged with court cases and labor inspections, TNK-BP is a struggling $38 billion oil company.

  • Oil Producers Can Solve Supply Woes: Exxon CEO Tuesday, 1 Jul 2008 | 3:37 PM ET
    (AP Photo/Donna McWilliam)

    Oil producing countries need to remove barriers to investment to ensure global oil markets are well supplied, but they are unlikely to do so as long as prices remain high, Exxon Mobil's CEO said Tuesday.

  • Game Plan: Trading the Oil Inventory Number Friday, 27 Jun 2008 | 6:35 PM ET

    Ever notice the mania that follows each Wednesday’s report? Here’s how you capitalize on it.

  • Oil Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 3:54 PM ET

    The record run-up in oil prices over recent years is igniting fierce debate over the "peak oil" theory — that once the maximum rate of global production is reached, a steep decline ensues.   Here we present two squarely opposed viewpoints on the issues from rivals who have been sparring for years. 

  • Technology Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 3:54 PM ET

    With growing talk about peak oil — when the globe’s petroleum reserves begin an inexorable decline — exploration companies are increasingly turning high-tech to delay this eventuality.   There's been stunning advances in the industry's ability to visualize what lies deep underground and to extract more of what's down there.

  • Solar Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 3:54 PM ET

    The future of this renewable energy source is bright,  especially since it's expected to be  cost-competitive within five years. And the US is well-positioned to benefit.

  • Big Oil Heads Back To Iraq Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 3:03 PM ET
    Iraqi Oil Field Map

    Exxon Mobil, British Petroleum, Royal Dutch Shell and Total are reportedly near a deal with the Iraqi Oil Ministry that will grant the oil giants "no-bid" contracts for access to the country’s oil fields. This will mark the first time these firms have had commercial access to Iraq since the U.S. invasion in 2003.

  • Energy Plays: How to Profit From the Oil-Price Boom Wednesday, 18 Jun 2008 | 2:59 PM ET

    The seemingly endless surge in energy prices is lightening wallets at gas stations, but it's also a potential bonanza for investors.

  • China Invests in New TPG Fund : FT Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 10:52 PM ET

    The State Administration of Foreign Exchange, an arm of China's central bank, has agreed to invest more than $2.5 billion in the latest fund being set up by U.S. private equity firm TPG Capital, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday.

  • Europe Preview: Facing Up to the Energy Crisis Friday, 23 May 2008 | 3:06 PM ET
    Oil Pipeline in Germany

    This much is clear: European nation states are focusing on different ways of securing energy supplies for the long-term through a mix of politics and innovation.

  • A truck enters a BP chemical plant near Hitchcock, Texas

    But for its renewables commitment BP really deserves due credit, as does its earnest engagement in shaping what they acknowledge is a ‘carbon-constrained world.’ That's a phrase this reporter first heard more than three years ago from Jim Rogers...

  • Petrobras Seeing Results in New Offshore Fields: CEO Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 4:10 PM ET

    Petrobras, the Brazilian oil producer that’s rapidly emerging as one of the world’s top companies, is “finding very good results” at its newly discovered off-shore deposits, Chief Executive Jose Sergio Gabrielli de Azevedo told CNBC in an exclusive interview.

  • BP's Fundamental But Obscured Energy Contradiction Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 2:36 PM ET
    A truck enters a BP chemical plant near Hitchcock, Texas

    There is a notable omission, one that exposes a fundamental contradiction, not just in this well-meaning company, but in across the energy sector, struggling to adjust to a carbon-constrained world.