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U.S. crude tumbled to a more than 4-month low under $100 a barrel on news of a lengthy shutdown at a key oil refinery in Kansas.
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The downing of MH17 and tougher sanctions against Russia are pushing multinational energy companies to take a fresh look at the results of the crisis.
ExxonMobil reported a stronger-than-expected profit on Thursday as higher prices for its crude and natural gas offset a 6 percent drop in production.
Royal Dutch Shell posted a healthy jump in quarterly earnings, as its newly-installed CEO works to cut costs and streamline projects.
Sanctions are intended to tighten the screws on Russia by targeting broad sections of its economy and financial markets.
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BP, the U.K. oil giant, announced a 34 percent rise in profits Tuesday – but its results bore out the importance of its Russian investments.
Oil prices fell amid excess supplies in Europe and Asia, and despite a larger-than-expected drop in nationwide stockpiles.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Energy prices were down across the board, while gold was down as well.
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The Bakken, Eagle Ford and Permian Basin are generating more than a million barrels of oil per day each, a third of U.S. daily production.
Oil prices fell on Tuesday, with U.S. crude leading the decline as a refinery fire in Kansas curbed demand for the benchmark.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Nervousness over economic data helped drive oil prices lower. Geopolitics has not been a factor. Nat gas was up slightly on the day. And gold was slightly lower, as well.
U.S. shale has put the country on the same terrain as Saudi Arabia and Russia. In the process, it may turn oil into a safe haven.