U.S. crude rose as traders watched Ukraine's crisis, but gains were curbed by domestic supply builds and lower demand in the U.S. and China.» Read More
Brent crude prices fell a third straight session in choppy trading on Tuesday, while U.S. oil posted a fourth consecutive gain, tightening the spread between the two contracts to the narrowest since January.
The price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil is set to plummet to $75 per barrel as increased use of shale oil in the U.S. blots out demand for the energy source.
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 Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow. Oil was down for the better part of the day, but still closed higher. Gold squeezes out a gain.
Somali pirates released a Greek-owned oil tanker and 26 crew members seized 10 months ago in the Arabian Sea.
"Blackstone is now the largest owner of individual houses in the United States," CEO Stephen Schwarzman said on CNBC Monday.
Oil fell below $110 on Monday after data from China revived worries over the economic recovery.
Americans may believe North Korea has threatened to attack without provocation, but the U.S. and its allies have been doing some offensive posturing, Jen Alic writes in Oilprice.com.
China's plans to unlock what could be the world's biggest shale gas reserves risk running further off track after 16 firms recently awarded exploration rights lacked one core skill - not one has drilled a gas well before.
Argentina has already declared the vote illegal and vowed to disrupt the nascent oil industry in the region that it sees as a theft of its natural resources.
Brent crude futures clawed back above $110 per barrel on Friday after US payrolls data confirmed that labor markets were on a path toward sustained job creation.
Natural gas is abundant, clean and far cheaper than diesel. That has transportation industries looking for ways to kick their dependence on dirtier fossil fuels.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching Friday.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports the latest data on natural gas supplies from the EIA Inventory Report.
Despite objections, the U.S. is heading down the road to export natural gas, and that could ultimately help shake up world energy markets.
Rail company BNSF Railway expects to be moving a million barrels of oil a day in the not too distant future, and it would like to move it with natural gas powered locomotives.
Rail company BNSF expects to be moving a million barrels of oil a day in the not too distant future, and it would like to move it with natural gas powered engines.
With oil production at a twenty year high and predictions of a manufacturing renaissance for the U.S. economy, one of the world's largest investment banks has detailed how the "shale revolution" will negatively affect emerging markets such as China.
Oil eased below $111 a barrel on Thursday as the North Sea Brent pipeline restarted and as investors digested comments from the European Central Bank.