• A dirty clean energy battle becoming a utility war Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 3:43 PM ET
    More than a 100 people gathered December 11, 2013 to protest Xcel's plan to stop paying people with solar panels.

    Battles between solar backers and power companies are a skirmish in a much wider war: the regulated utility model could be in a death spiral.

  • US oil ends near $101, hammered by Chinese data Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 2:38 PM ET

    U.S. oil fell by more than $1 per barrel, pressured by a drop in China's exports that stoked slowdown fears.

  • Why US can export nat gas without raising prices Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 9:56 AM ET
    A LNG tanker sails through the Houston Ship channel.

    Energy experts at IHS Ceraweek say market dynamics will keep the lid on prices of U.S. natural gas even if more expensive techniques are used to extract it.

  • Louisiana Gov.: American ingenuity still works  Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 6:45 PM ET

    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) discusses his efforts in the natural gas revolution, as well as Louisiana's accelerating economy. "Louisiana's economy has grown 50 percent faster than the national economy," he says.

  • Chesapeake, Encana face price-fixing charges Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 7:23 AM ET
    Workers prepare for adding pipe at a Chesapeake Energy natural gas drilling site.

    Chesapeake Energy and Encana were charged with colluding to keep lease prices artificially low in Michigan, state Attorney General Bill Schuette said.

  • Commodities tomorrow: China data hits oil  Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Disappointing China data dominated the markets, which drove oil down. Copper was down, as well. Gold closed up about $3 on the day.

  • Vitali Klitschko: Putin worried over Ukraine Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 6:43 AM ET
    Vitali Klitschko, Chairman of the UDAR Ukrainian opposition party, speaks at a press conference at the Reichstag on February 17, 2014 in Berlin, Germany.

    Ukrainian politician Vitali Klitschko told CNBC that Russian President Vladimir Putin was worried over how events were unfolding in Ukraine.

  • Who's on Putin's American payroll? Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 9:26 AM ET
    A portion of Russian Embassy complex in Washington, D.C.

    Russia retains a battery of well-paid American public affairs experts and lobbyists, including PR firm Ketchum.

  • CNBC's Sharon Epperson speaks with Michael Smith, Chairman and CEO of Freeport LNG, about its $14 billion export terminal in Texas, and gaining market share in Europe.

  • US oil rallies after jobs data, ends under $103 Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 2:58 PM ET

    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.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. A mixed day in the energy pits. Crude was down a bit and nat gas popped after a drawdown that was greater than expected.

  • Don't lift ban on crude exports: Energy CEO  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    Philadelphia Energy Solutions CEO Phillip Rinaldi talks about why he opposes lifting the ban on US crude oil exports right now, as well as why he believes it will result in higher prices for refiners, and consumers at the gas pump.

  • Valero looks to ship Canadian crude to the UK Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 12:40 AM ET

    Refining company Valero Energy is now seeking to export Canadian crude to its refinery in the UK.

  • US oil whipsawed, ends near $101 ahead of payrolls Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 2:58 PM ET

    Oil was whipsawed on Thursday, as geopolitical risks over Ukraine competed with economic data pointing to weaker demand.

  • Getting back into Iran  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 1:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports how oil and gas companies are looking at investing in Iran once sanctions are lifted.

  • Like it or not: Russia-US energy interdependence Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 5:01 PM ET
    An oil storage tank at the Salym Petroleum oil fields near the Bazhenov shale formation in Salym, Russia.

    As political tensions rise, the cooperation between the U.S. and Russia in the energy industry is large and growing, experts at IHS CERAWeek say.

  • US oil ends near $101 as Ukraine, stockpiles weigh Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 2:39 PM ET

    Crude fell for the second straight session, as fear eased that Russia's incursion into Ukraine could lead to all out war.

  • Ukraine's impact on energy  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 11:39 AM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses Europe's energy industry with Centrica CEO Sam Laidlaw and ENI CEO Paulo Scaroni.

  • EIA inventory report up 1.4 million barrels  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports crude oil inventories are up 1.4 million barrels while gasoline inventories are down 1.6 million barrels.

  • Divorce judge: Hamm to keep Continental stake Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 4:01 PM ET
    Harold Hamm

    Billionaire Harold Hamm will not have to give up his controlling stake in Continental Resources as part of a divorce settlement, according to Forbes.

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