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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.
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.
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.
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's president on Thursday suspended the governor of the country's central bank for "financial misconduct".
A Nebraska court invalidated the governor's decision to allow the controversial Keystone XL pipeline to pass through the Midwestern state.
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Crude futures dropped as a sell-off in heating oil prompted unwinding of bullish oil bets.
Futures soared on forecasts of another polar vortex descending on North America and unusually cold temperatures in March.
Prominent researchers are raising new doubts about the supposed environmental benefits of natural gas.
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U.S. crude oil ended little changed as data showed frigid weather is fueling robust heating oil demand, countering weak Chinese data.
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.
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.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports natural gas supplies are at a 10-year low and gold is rising.
Another winter storm hits the East, causing more travel headaches.
U.S. crude oil rose as freezing weather boosted heating oil demand, while Brent climbed on political tensions in Africa and Venezuela.
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 is moving to solar, wind and other alternative energies to power its data centers and banks of servers.
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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