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  • Largest refinery in Iraq under attack  Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera talks with Dr. Najmaldin Karim, governor of Kirkuk about the recent violence in Iraq and the suggestion of breaking up the country into three parts.

  • Wall Street's latest craze: 'Superfracking' Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 7:22 AM ET
    Gas is flared as waste from the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom on March 22, 2014 near Buttonwillow, Calif.

    Demand is up for sand used in fracking, which blasts it into wells to crack rock and release oil and natural gas.

  • 5 ways to slice summer electric bills Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 5:18 AM ET

    Here are five low-cost, no-stress ways to slice your summer power bills.

  • 2 senators propose first gas tax hike since 1993 Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    Two senators said they want to raise the federal gasoline and diesel tax by 12 cents a gallon, the first increase since 1993.

  • Views from Kurdistan: Iraqi refugees flee fighting Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 2:52 PM ET
    Refugees fleeing Islamic militants arrive at a security checkpoint for a United Nations camp east of Mosul, Iraq, on June 17, 2014.

    CNBC on Tuesday witnessed about 2,000 civilians who had fled to a United Nations camp hastily arranged at Kalak, Iraq.

  • U.S. oil ends near $106; Brent spurred by Iraq Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 2:44 PM ET

    Brent rose past $114 a barrel on worries about exports from Iraq, while U.S. crude dipped as data showeddh smaller draw in domestic stocks.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Following the Fed  Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. WTI was slightly lower, but Brent was higher on developments in Iraq. Gold was mostly flat, up about 70 cents on the day.

  • Will Iraq be the trigger for a market correction? Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 2:10 PM ET
    Tribesmen, fighting alongside Iraqi police forces, hold a position in a street of the city of Ramadi, west of the capital Baghdad, on January 30, 2014 during a military operation against anti-government fighters.

    Rising tensions in Iraq are giving investors anxiety. Is this the trigger for a correction? NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari weighs in.

  • Militants attack Iraq refinery; 40 workers kidnapped Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 8:23 AM ET
    The petroleum refinery outside of Bayji in Iraq

    Assailants have kidnapped 40 Indian construction workers from Iraq's Mosul, which fell to Sunni insurgents last week, India's foreign ministry said.

  • US oil ends near $106; Iraq fears cool momentarily Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 2:57 PM ET
    Construction workers specializing in pipe-laying work on a section of pipeline outside Watford City, N.D.

    Brent held steady above $113 per barrel while U.S. crude weakened slightly, as speculation about Iran and the West offset fears about Iraq.

  • Why experts feel this sector may be getting too hot Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 6:21 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Energy stocks may be getting too rich and could quickly give up gains if the Iraq situation is defused, some analysts said.

  • Will Iraq change the psyche of oil markets? Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:30 PM ET
    Oilfield workers at a drilling platform near the Iraqi city of Badra, south of Baghdad.

    Unlike recent geopolitical threats in Syria and Ukraine, Iraq's current conflict may have a lasting impact on oil markets that goes beyond short-term price action, Morgan Stanley argues.

  • JPMorgan's top energy picks in Asia  Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 9:35 PM ET

    Scott Darling, Regional Head of Oil & Gas Research at J.P. Morgan, explains why he likes PetroChina and PTT Exploration & Production.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Copper going down?  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. There was a pause today, as WTI was down slightly. Gold was down on the day, as traders kept their eyes on the Fed.

  • Iraq's biggest oil refinery shut down Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:18 AM ET

    Iraq's biggest oil refinery, Baiji, has been shut down and its foreign staff evacuated, refinery officials said on Tuesday.

  • BP continues to operate despite Iraq unrest  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    Bob Dudley, BP CEO says his company hasn't missed a beat in operations so far, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, with an update from Iraq.

  • World market wants US LNG: Pro  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 2:15 AM ET

    Daniel Yergin, vice chairman of IHS, says the world markets want U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) for diversification.

  • Don’t panic over oil, former BP CEO says Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 2:45 PM ET
    Lord John Browne, former Chief Executive of British Petroleum.

    The U.S. has done a superb job of bringing on more sources of oil so there are more choices in the market, said former BP CEO John Browne.

  • Crude oil heading to $150: Fund manager Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 1:11 PM ET

    Jonathan Waghorn of Guinness Global Energy Fund sees a clear path to $150-a-barrel levels for crude oil.

  • Nissan, BMW want to share Tesla's charging tech Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 3:31 PM ET
    Elon Musk with a Tesla Model S

    The two major carmakers are keen on talks with Tesla to cooperate on charging networks after Elon Musk opened the company's patents. The FT reports.

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