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U.S. crude rallied to a three-week high as strong U.S. data and the end of refinery maintenance season signaled strong demand.
If the pipeline isn't built, some experts say, "the most toxic fossil fuel on the planet" will still find its way to the surface. NBC News reports.
U.S. crude tumbled, as builds in domestic stockpiles and a strong dollar outweighed worries over tougher U.S. sanctions on Russia.
The Russian president's hold on the Crimean peninsula in Ukraine could pose a serious energy risk to Europe, oilman T. Boone Pickens says.
TransCanada CEO Russ Girling discusses whether the Ukraine conflict has increased any indication of approval for the Keystone Pipeline, and the current timeline for the project.
As the energy industry gathers for CERAWeek in Houston, the issue of exporting the nation's burgeoning supply of oil will top the global agenda.
A surge in natural gas prices is playing out in consumers' utility bills this winter.
U.S. crude rallied after data showed the fourth consecutive weekly drop in inventories at the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery hub.
When tax rates are lowered, the economy grows. That's how Rep. Paul Ryan described the Republican approach to reforming the tax code.
Regulators lay a lighter hand on natural gas than they do on the Keystone pipeline. There's little agreement on why.
Even if Thursday's economic data comes up punk, markets may just write it off to bad weather.
U.S. crude oil rose as freezing weather boosted heating oil demand, while Brent climbed on political tensions in Africa and Venezuela.
Approving the northern leg of the Keystone pipeline is a "no-brainer," said former Shell Oil President John Hofmeister, in a rebuke of the Obama administration.
With more storms coming, traders will be plowing through economic reports for the impact of winter weather on the economy and corporate profits.
Crude prices slipped, pressured by an expected dip in demand during the refinery maintenance season and a rise in U.S. jobless claims.
Oil futures were supported by positive U.S. economic data, a rise in gas futures and strikes at oil ports in France that curbed supplies.
Crude rose as traders took profit on a spread trade with U.S. oil, which itself was supported by record heating oil demand.
The proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada has cleared a significant hurdle after the State Department raised no major environmental objections to its construction.
Crude fell, with Brent falling toward $107 as investors dumped risky assets over worries about weaker emerging market economies.
U.S. crude oil rose nearly $1 after a sizable draw in distillates drove the heating fuel price to its highest so far this year.