U.S. oil rose more than $1 a barrel as tensions lingered in Ukraine and a report showed U.S. job growth accelerated by more than expected.» Read More
While China's interest in Canadian energy assets has been relatively well documented, at least in the Canadian press, Beijing is also courting Mexico, and receiving a warm welcome.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson previews the U.S. Energy Department's weekly petroleum report and impact it may have on oil trading on Wednesday.
Crude oil reversed early losses on Tuesday, after the Energy Information Agency raised its price forecast for Brent, which overwhelmed earlier concerns about faltering global growth.
A "crescent of chaos" emerging from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and tensions with Iran could lead to a dramatic turnaround in the price of oil, according to Nomura's analysis.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching Tuesday.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks at what's in store for the energy trade in the day ahead and the reason why gasoline may continue to lead the oil market's gains.
To help cut through the claims and counterclaims, here are a few of the issues debated in the scientific discussion about fracking.
Oil prices edged higher, lifted by gains in gasoline futures and strong selling of the spread between Brent crude and U.S. crude.
The environmental impact of "fracking," the drilling technology largely responsible for America's boom in oil and gas production, are hotly contested. Consequences like water contamination have been established, but often it is not clear if they were directly caused by fracking or the result of sloppy drilling practices.
General Electric agreed to buy oilfield services provider Lufkin Industries to expand its profitable oil and gas business.
The U.S., the world's largest source of natural gas, may find itself fending off stiff competition in the resource's development.
Brent crude oil fell to an eight-month low below $104 a barrel on Friday as data showed a much sharper slowdown in hiring by U.S. employers than analysts had expected.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Moves by the Bank of Japan sent the dollar higher and oil lower, but nat gas inventory draw downs pushed natural gas higher.
The rally in risk markets has left oil in the dust, a function of how growing U.S. energy supplies and fears about global demand are throwing cold water on crude prices.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports the latest numbers on nat gas supplies from the EIA Inventory Report.
BP has put its U.S. wind farm operation, one of the largest in the country, up for sale, marking the continued retreat of big oil companies from renewable energy investments.
Crude oil prices fell after an increase in new U.S. claims for unemployment benefits reinforced concerns about sputtering economic growth in the world's top oil consumer.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching Thursday.
U.S. oil prices posted the biggest one-day slide of the year in the midst of a broad commodities sell off. Natural gas prices also declined ahead of data on U.S. storage levels, due out tomorrow. CNBC's Sharon Epperson on what traders will be watching in the coming session.