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Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy Alberta-based Duvernay Oil for around C$5.9 billion ($5.9 billion), as oil majors' boost investment in tight or hard to extract natural gas.
Jeffery Saut at Raymond James and Allan Nichols at Morningstar shared their insights on why you want dividend stocks -- and which ones to buy.
In a market that's making you want to howl at the moon how do you find the best in breed?
Legendary oilman Boone Pickens joined CNBC to share his energy-market insights. The billionaire investor and CEO of BP Capital answers viewer questions.
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 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.
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.
Coal’s future role as a key source of US electricity depends on dramatically reducing its carbon emissions. So-called clean coal is an expensive and technologically challenging endeavor, but given America's vast reserves it may very well be worth it.
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.
Royal Dutch Shell said it shut down production at an offshore oil installation that produces about 200,000 barrels per day after the most powerful militant group in Nigeria said it launched an attack there Thursday.
A four-day strike over pay by hundreds of tanker drivers hit Shell fuel stations across Britain on Friday after last-ditch pay talks broke down.
Energy prices have been absolutely sizzling hot, more than doubling the last 12 months. And with heavyweights like Goldman Sachs predicting that prices will hit $150 a barrel by this summer, everyone -- from producers to governments to motorists -- has been obsessed with where oil prices are going.
All day we've been talking about the dollar as the key driver in the direction of oil prices today. As the greenback rebounded against the euro and oil fell over $4 at the lows of the session. But in the last hour and a half of trading, with the dollar still higher, oil erased most of its losses and looks poised to settle basically unchanged.
U.S. crude oil futures closed more than $3 lower on Tuesday, extending a slide as a stronger dollar, technical weakness and demand concerns kept the pressure on the oil complex.
Oil rose above $133 on Monday as long-term supply concerns lingered and fresh production problems appeared in Nigeria and Norway.
U.S. crude oil futures rose on Friday after seesawing before dealers bought defensively ahead of a long weekend and as the market eyed a weaker dollar and strikes affecting French port traffic.
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.
Oil prices are expected to average above $107 this year and to stay above $102 for the next two years due to concerns over long term supply constraints and strong demand from emerging markets, a Reuters survey of analysts found.
Muscular retail sales figures encouraged traders -- as the dollar slips again and crude oil continues to soar. How should investors read these ostensibly contradictory signs? Erik Ristuben of Russell Investment Group and Holly Isdale of Lehman Brothers offered their sector insights to CNBC.
Crude oil futures leaped to a new all-time high above $120 a barrel, as supply concerns grew and the U.S. dollar weakened against the euro. Retail gasoline and diesel prices eased over the weekend, although pricier oil threatens to push them higher again.