Natural Gas Prices


  • Chesapeake Results Exceed Wall Street Expectations Wednesday, 3 Nov 2010 | 5:40 PM ET
    Natural Gas

    The natural gas company reported results that surpassed what analysts expected Wednesday, despite lower natural gas prices for the quarter compared with a year prior.

  • Solyndra's headquarters in Fremont, Calif.

    Solyndra, the Silicon Valley company that won a federal grant to build a robotic factory, faces stiff price competition from Chinese manufacturers, the New York Times reports.

  • Riches May Not Help Papua New Guinea Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 7:04 AM ET
    Papua New Guinea Warrior Holding Axe

    An expected flood of money in Papua New Guinea could throw a country already beset by corruption into further turmoil. The NYT reports.

  • T. Boone Pickens told CNBC Friday that he’s more conservative in his business dealings, thanks to mistakes, including a whopper—doling out dividends to shareholders, which were actually equity in the company.

  • Massey Directors Mulling Sale, Other Options: Report Tuesday, 19 Oct 2010 | 1:29 AM ET
    Massey Energy

    The directors of coal producer Massey Energy Co are exploring strategic alternatives, including a possible sale of the company, the Wall Street Journal reported on its website on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • Natural Gas

    According to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) bullish bets on nat gas from hedge funds fell to the lowest level this year. Here's why:

  • Goldman Reduces Coal Stocks to 'Neutral' Monday, 18 Oct 2010 | 11:01 AM ET

    Coal stocks have outperformed the S&P 500 by 14 percent since July 1, but now may be time to cash in after Goldman Sachs reduced its rating on the sector to "neutral" Monday.

  • EPA Expected to OK More Ethanol in Gas Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 5:07 AM ET
    Fields of corn surround the Golden Grain Energy ethanol plant, in Mason City, Iowa.

    The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to raise the maximum amount of ethanol that can be blended with gasoline for vehicles manufactured since 2007.

  • Offshore Wind Power Line Wins Praise, and Backing Tuesday, 12 Oct 2010 | 9:48 AM ET
    Offshore wind farm

    Google and a financial firm have agreed to invest in a proposed $5 billion transmission system for offshore wind farms that could transform the East Coast’s electrical map, reports the New York Times.

  • Economy Sandbags Plans for Nuclear Reactors Monday, 11 Oct 2010 | 11:24 AM ET

    Just a few years ago, the economic prognosis for new nuclear reactors looked bright. The prospect of growing electricity demand, probable caps on carbon-dioxide emissions and government loan guarantees prompted companies to tell the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that they wanted to build 28 new reactors. Now that's changed. The NYT reports.

  • A Buyable Natural-Gas Stock? Really? Monday, 4 Oct 2010 | 6:34 PM ET

    Check out Cramer’s interview with this industry CEO and decide for yourself.

  • Cramer: Gold Right Now Better Than Many Stocks Wednesday, 29 Sep 2010 | 3:38 PM ET

    And bonds are “a sucker bet.” Plus, get calls on tech, natural gas and more.

  • The Cult of Women’s Athletic Apparel? Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 | 3:08 PM ET

    The loyalty to this retailer borders on worship, Cramer said. Plus, get calls on retail, oil services and more.

  • Trading RIM Earnings—Good or Bad Thursday, 16 Sep 2010 | 3:28 PM ET

    Plus, a call on natural gas.

  • Kilduff: Hurricanes Threaten Gas Prices Thursday, 16 Sep 2010 | 3:00 PM ET

    With the summer ending this weekend and the outlook for a warmer-than-normal winter, prices might be expected to stay below $4.00 for the foreseeable future. Not so fast.

  • Chesapeake Energy's 'Offensive' Hedging Strategy Thursday, 16 Sep 2010 | 12:05 PM ET

    Chesapeake Energy, one of the country’s largest gas producers, boasts that its “offensive” hedging strategies have created more than $5 billion in gains in the last decade. But as it piles on longer-dated bets on gas prices, juicing short-term cash supplies and potentially curbing future profits from rising prices, some analysts and investors have grown concerned.

  • Natural Gas Is the 'Fuel of the Future': Shell CEO Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | 6:39 PM ET

    Fossil fuels will continue to be a vital component of the world's energy mix for many years, and natural gas will increasingly play a more prominent role, according to global energy leaders speaking today at the World Energy Congress in Montreal.

  • US to Be World’s Biggest NatGas Exporter? Friday, 10 Sep 2010 | 7:05 PM ET

    It’s only a matter of time, Cramer said.

  • Inergy CEO Talks Acquisitions Wednesday, 8 Sep 2010 | 6:21 PM ET

    A new deal has made this propane player a new king in natural-gas storage.

  • Risk-Taking Rises as Oil Rigs in Gulf Drill Deeper Monday, 30 Aug 2010 | 9:53 AM ET
    Shell Perdido platform deck in the Gulf of Mexico

    Even as regulators investigate the causes of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the broader dangers posed by the industry’s push into deeper waters have gone largely unscrutinized. The New York Times reports.