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  • Worst spill in 6 months at Japanese nuclear plant Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 6:59 PM ET
    One of Tokyo Electric Power's (TEPCO) nuclear power plants.

    About 100 tons of highly radioactive water leaked from one of the hundreds of storage tanks at the devastated Fukushima nuclear plant. The NYT reports.

  • Natural gas plummets; US oil settles under $103 Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 3:56 PM ET

    U.S. oil rose on Monday, supported by upbeat economic data that fueled hopes for demand growth. Meanwhile, natural gas prices sunk in choppy trade.

  • Buffett's BNSF buying up to 5,000 safer railcars Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 11:45 AM ET
    A BNSF Railway Company train.

    BNSF Railway plans to buy its own fleet of up to 5,000 new crude oil tank cars with safety features that exceed the latest industry standards.

  • Centrica customers quit in droves  Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Liberum's Peter Atherton says U.K. energy companies could keep tariffs flat come next September, after Centrica reported that 360,000 of its customers quit in the fourth quarter due to price hikes.

  • Nigeria suspends central bank chief Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 9:46 AM ET
    Lamido Sanusi, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria

    Nigeria's president on Thursday suspended the governor of the country's central bank for "financial misconduct".

  • Decision casts uncertainty over Keystone pipeline Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 6:31 PM ET
    Pipe is stacked at the southern site of the Keystone XL pipeline in Cushing, Oklahoma.

    A Nebraska court invalidated the governor's decision to allow the controversial Keystone XL pipeline to pass through the Midwestern state.

  • Buying and fracking: Don't forget these guys! Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 12:27 PM ET
    George Mitchell, former chairman of Mitchell Energy & Development Corp., receives the inaugural IHS CERA Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2011 CERAWEEK conference in Houston, March 9, 2011.

    Wal-Mart, the World Wide Web and fracking. CNBC readers say the men behind these game changers should be on the most influential list.

  • US oil ends near $102; rally squashed by diesel Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    Crude futures dropped as a sell-off in heating oil prompted unwinding of bullish oil bets.

  • Natural gas spikes on forecast of prolonged cold Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 3:22 PM ET

    Futures soared on forecasts of another polar vortex descending on North America and unusually cold temperatures in March.

  • Compressed natgas may not be so 'green' after all Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 12:34 PM ET
    A compressed natural gas (CNG) pump fuels a Chevrolet Suburban SUV.

    Prominent researchers are raising new doubts about the supposed environmental benefits of natural gas.

  • Tesla Motors earnings: 5 catalysts to watch Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 7:55 AM ET
    A Tesla Model S sedan is seen plugged into a new Tesla Supercharger.

    Here are five catalysts that have the potential to push Tesla Motors shares higher after the company reports earnings on Wednesday.

  • US crude ends under $103; China competes with data Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 2:38 PM ET

    U.S. crude oil ended little changed as data showed frigid weather is fueling robust heating oil demand, countering weak Chinese data.

  • Keystone pipeline politics 'nuts': Ex-oil chief Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 10:27 AM ET
    Construction of the Gulf Coast Project pipeline, part of the Keystone XL Pipeline, in Prague, Oklahoma.

    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.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold slightly lower  Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Nat gas was slightly lower today. Colder temps on the way kept the price over $6. Crude stayed high, as well, because colder temperatures make it difficult to get oil out of the ground. Gold was slightly lower today, but could still pop based on economic uncertainty.

  • Cold weather outlook fuels energy prices  Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 9:44 AM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports natural gas supplies are at a 10-year low and gold is rising.

  • More snow adds to Northeast winter travel woes Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 11:55 AM ET
    A board listing departing flights shows cancellations to New York and Newark airports at Miami International Airport.

    Another winter storm hits the East, causing more travel headaches.

  • US oil ends over $103; Natgas soars to 5 year high Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 2:47 PM ET

    U.S. crude oil rose as freezing weather boosted heating oil demand, while Brent climbed on political tensions in Africa and Venezuela.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Cold snap coming  Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The entire energy complex closed up as crude ended the day above $103/barrel. Growing demand in China is one reason. Meanwhile, natural gas climbed above $6, as a colder-than-expected forecast drove prices higher.

  • Google makes huge investment in clean energy Sunday, 16 Feb 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    The Google campus has numerous green buildings designed for minimum power usage that helps reduce the company's carbon footprint.

    Google is moving to solar, wind and other alternative energies to power its data centers and banks of servers.

  • Drilling's not the answer for US energy market  Monday, 17 Feb 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Neil Atkinson, Head of Analysis, Lloyd's List Intelligence says that the U.S. cannot drill its way to lower energy prices.

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