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  • MOSCOW/ LONDON, July 9- With President Vladimir Putin watching from afar, the head of Rosneft, Igor Sechin, launched the world's biggest oil drilling platform in the Okhotsk Sea to warm handshakes with his colleagues from ExxonMobil.

  • LONDON, July 7- Exploring for oil and gas is like gambling: it's all about playing probabilities, and using technology and skill to improve the odds.

  • COLUMN-Why secular stagnation is wrong: Kemp Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 9:02 AM ET

    LONDON, June 30- "Equality of opportunity as we have known it no longer exists," Franklin Delano Roosevelt warned gloomily in September 1932. In a campaign speech to the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, the Democratic Party's nominee for president of the United States told his listeners that "opportunity in business has narrowed.

  • CHICAGO, June 23- Despite the incendiary conflict in Iraq that last week sent the benchmark price of Brent crude oil to more than $115 a barrel, a nine-month high, U.S. stock markets largely shrugged off the oil threat, hitting record closing highs last week.

  • Exxon carries out major evacuation from Iraq-oil official Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 8:24 AM ET

    BASRA, Iraq, June 18- The head of Iraq's state-run South Oil Company Dhiya Jaffar said on Wednesday that Exxon Mobil has carried out a "major evacuation" of their staff and BP had evacuated 20 percent of its staff.

  • *Questions mount if Iraq can increase oil output at all. MOSCOW/ NEW DELHI, June 17- Some oil companies are pulling foreign staff from Iraq, fearing Sunni militants from the north could strike at major oilfields concentrated in the Shi'ite south despite moves by the Baghdad government to tighten security.

  • Energy stock boomers that aren't about to go bust Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Halliburton has gone from laggard to leader among energy stocks, leading an oil-service sector rally. Is it time to take the money and run?

  • Oil will stay above $100, say big energy investors Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    What's bad news for consumers—namely, high energy prices—can be great for large investors and oil and gas companies.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, June 3- Creditors of Brazilian tycoon Eike Batista's Oleo e Gas Participacoes SA approved a restructuring plan for the oil company that could lead to a quick resolution of the largest bankruptcy in Latin America's history, lawyers said on Tuesday.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, June 3- Creditors of tycoon Eike Batista's Oleo e Gas Participacoes SA approved a restructuring plan of the Brazilian oil company that could lead to a quick resolution of the largest bankruptcy in Latin America's history, lawyers said on Tuesday.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, June 3- A majority of creditors of Brazil's Oleo e Gas Participacoes SA approved the terms of restructuring plan for the bankrupt oil and gas exploration and production company, its lawyers said Tuesday.

  • Your first trade for Friday Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Early movers: AGN, VRS, GE, GOOG & more Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 7:37 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • NC moves to forbid disclosure of fracking chemicals Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 4:25 PM ET
    Work at a fracking site.

    The North Carolina Senate voted to make disclosing chemicals used in fracking a misdemeanor as environmentalists call for more disclosure.

  • May 22- The North Carolina Senate on Thursday voted to make it a crime to disclose the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, even as big U.S. oil companies elsewhere consider releasing more information about the fluids to address public concerns about the environment.

  • MARACAIBO, Venezuela, May 21- Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA on Wednesday said it had been granted a total of $2 billion in credit lines by oilfield services companies Halliburton Co, Schlumberger NV and Weatherford International Ltd..

  • BEIJING, May 21- Sinopec Group said it is forming a joint venture oilfield services company with U.S.-listed Weatherford International, a move that may give the Chinese state energy firm the lead in tapping the nation's potentially vast shale resources.

  • Midday movers: Apple, Sprint, Walgreen & More Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 12:06 PM ET

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Why April’s best sector could keep soaring in May Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 10:47 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Top technician Carter Worth says this sector, and its biggest stock in particular, are fantastic bets right now.

  • NEW YORK, April 25- Since late February, when investors fell out of love with biotechnology and other high-flying stocks, the market's fuel has been oil. The sector will look to build on recent gains when bellwethers Exxon Mobil Corp, Chevron Corp and ConocoPhillips report results next week.