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The U.S. Senate voted 73 to 27 on Thursday to wipe out billions of dollars in support for the U.S. ethanol industry.
Russia is ready to develop substantial business interests beyond the oil and natural gas driven wealth that has been generated since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the head of investment bank UBS in the region told CNBC.
A plan that would have tapped into the strategic petroleum reserves was one of many idea President Obama has considered to bring down the price of oil, Energy Secretary Steven Chu told CNBC Wednesday.
Tracing the market's pattern this year has been easy: Just follow the energy stocks, which helped stocks surge earlier in the year but have been rally killers in the second quarter.
Will an end on ethanol subsidies cause gasoline costs to rise? Insight with David Callahan, Demos and Bob Dinneen, Renewable Fuels Association.
The killing of Osama bin Laden was a fine CIA and Navy SEAL operation but unless it breaks OPEC's monopoly on oil the U.S. and its allies are still far from secure, warned former Central Intelligence Director James Woolsey.
As OPEC ministers met in Vienna this week it became clear that the cartel is now divided between those wanting to raise output, like Saudi Arabia, and those wanting to hold it and keep prices high.
CNBC Senior Energy Correspondent Sharon Epperson discusses a mystery trade in natural gas:
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West Texas Intermediate surged on the NYMEX Wednesday, outpacing gains in Brent, on new supply data and the failure of OPEC to reach an accord on production.
CNBC Senior Energy Correspondent Sharon Epperson shared her notes from the NYMEX Tuesday on an interesting divergence between Brent crude and WTI, ahead of OPEC's Wednesday meeting.
China’s freeze on new nuclear projects could last until the beginning of 2012, according to a senior industry official, underlining the gravity of China’s nuclear safety review. The FT reports.
Options activity on Friday was wildly bullish in Southwestern Energy, which was the subject of takeover talk last week. More than 26,000 calls changed hands versus less than 2,800 puts. Chevron is seen as a suitor.
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Companies are scuttling plastic of all kinds wherever they can to cut back on rising energy costs. The New York Times reports.
The “Mad Money” host said it was some of the “worst” investing he’s ever seen.
Mario Gabelli, Gamco Investors chairman & CEO, discusses strategies to help the United States wean itself off of Mideast oil.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where gold, oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson shared her morning notes from the NYMEX Tuesday morning. She says commodities rallies are vulnerable right now, but the recent slide in oil prices could be short-lived if three new analysts' calls are correct.
Companies in the wind power industry are gearing up for expansion, despite hurdles such as decreasing demand for electricity and lower natural gas prices.