U.S. crude futures fell in early Asian trade on Tuesday on expectations of an increase in stockpiles in the world's biggest oil consumer as cold weather ebbed, reducing demand for heating fuels.» Read More
"There are risks in fracking but there are a lot of alarmists about fracking," says Joel Kurtzman, a senior fellow at the Milken Institute.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports the latest numbers from the EIA Inventory Report.
Brent crude slipped toward $109 a barrel on Thursday on rising U.S. oil stockpiles, while fears that the world's largest economy might miss a deadline for next year's budget kept bulls in check.
Despite pressure from the U.S. and others, several companies are still investing in the Iranian energy sector.
Oil prices rose sharply on Wednesday, with Brent crude pushing toward $110 a barrel after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced plans for more monetary stimulus.
Abdalla Salem El-Badri, OPEC's Secretary General, tells CNBC that there are a lot of contradictory factors in the global economy that can affect the oil price but he expects it to say the same.
OPEC agreed on Wednesday to hold its oil production limit unchanged at 30 million barrels a day, delegates at the meeting said. Ministers of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries continued in closed session to debate who should be the group's next secretary general. They were divided over candidacies from Saudi Arabia and Iraq.
The oil market may appear calm but the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned that recent data show the market is actually undergoing violent structural changes.
Warren Gilman, Chairman and CEO, CEF Holdings says that the shale gas boom could hit energy prices in the long run.
On "Fast Money," investor Dennis Gartman says most people don't realize what's happening with one well-known commodity.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders on the stocks they'll be watching Wednesday.
Surging oil and gas production is set to make North America energy independent by 2025, Exxon Mobil says.
Why is Wednesday's meeting in Vienna going to be a potentially moody affair? Is the apparent lack of downside risk in the oil price disguising longer term economic and political problems ahead? .
Al Monaco, Enbridge president and CEO, discusses his company's plans to increase pipeline capacity from North Dakota to refineries in the Midwest and Canada, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
In this uncertain market, you have to be able to fall back on big, long-term themes that are too powerful to be swept away by the endless idiocy in Washington, said Cramer.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.
Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.
You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the factors behind today's natural gas sell off.
How is China's growth story affecting the commodity trade? "If you look at China's imports, they are still very strong," explains Hussein Allidina, Morgan Stanley.