U.S. crude oil futures eased as weak economic data in Europe and China sparked concerns about oil demand, but Brent crude edged up on unrest in Libya.» Read More
A new report says that many watersheds in the U.S. are seriously stressed, with demand for water exceeding the natural supply of the resource.
Scientists can now say with extreme confidence that human activity is the dominant cause of the global warming, a new report by an international scientific group said.
Iran's "constructive" talks with the United Nations about its controversial nuclear program sent the oil price down on Friday.
Iran and the U.S held their highest-level substantive talks in a generation on Thursday, but voiced caution about resolving Tehran's nuclear program.
Oil fell to its lowest level in nearly two months on Tuesday, on worries that a shutdown of the U.S. government will crimp demand in the world's largest oil consumer.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
The U.K.'s biggest utilities have hit out at plans by the country's opposition party to freeze energy prices if it wins the next general election in 2015.
Crude ended September with its first monthly decline since May, as a looming U.S. government shutdown clouded the outlook for demand.
Neil Gilmour, Vice President, Development, Integrated Gas at Shell says natural gas is the answer to the world's rising energy demand while it also addresses environmental issues.
This trader is getting ready to sell—and he's not buying again until the quarter is over.
Brent crude oil fell in volatile trading on Friday, on track for its third straight weekly loss as diplomatic strides drained geopolitical risk premium from the markets.
What’s next for the markets given declining oil prices?
In a first on CNBC interview, Richard Westerdale, Director of Policy Analysis & Public Diplomacy at the Bureau of Energy Resources of the U.S. Department of State discusses America's shale gas boom.
Ric Spooner, Chief Market Analyst at CMC Markets explains why he expects oil prices to drift lower.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up today, but tomorrow's inventory report could drive it lower. And the stronger dollar put still more pressure on gold.
Oil prices gained on Thursday as traders sought bargains after sharp losses earlier this month.
Energy market watchers are asking whether recent conciliatory gestures from Iran are genuine—and what they could mean for global oil.
New EPA rules proposed to limit emissions on new coal-fired plants hinge on ultimately unproven technology that comes with major questions.
Many renewable energy debates are based on outdated facts and assumptions that don't hold up anymore reports The Wall Street Journal.
A shale boom is helping the U.S. become less reliant on energy imports, but "the U.S. will still need Canada," an official told CNBC.
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