April 28- Coal and natural gas producer Consol Energy Inc reported a 35 percent fall in quarterly profit, hurt by weak prices for both commodities. U.S. power companies shut or converted over 4,100 megawatts of coal-fired plants last year and are expected to stop burning coal at another 22,100 MW of plants in 2015, according to Thomson Reuters data.» Read More
Boone Pickens, BP Capital Mgmt. founder & CEO, warns that oil prices could rise further. He is going to Capitol Hill today to showcase trucks and cars powered by natural gas.
Natural gas, with its reputation as a linchpin in the effort to wean the nation off dirtier fossil fuels and reduce global warming, may not be as clean over all as its proponents say, the New York Times reports.
As stocks shaved gains ahead of earnings on Monday, the "Fast Money" traders had their eyes on these four names.
Real estate developer Donald Trump blames President Obama for the rising price of oil, warning, "this country can never, ever recover" if oil prices continue to go up.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, and looks ahead to where oil, gold, silver and copper are likely headed Monday.
Cramer took questions from viewers and gave his call on stocks home gamers asked about.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
Cramer talks with Rep. John Sullivan, R-Okla., who introduced a bill to promote nat gas and lessen dependence on foreign oil.
While the rest of the world wallows in economic turmoil and crippling deficits, the Persian Gulf nation of Qatar can’t spend money fast enough — literally.
Finding Qatar on a map may be as difficult as learning how to pronounce the country's name. But analysts say that shouldn't stop investors from targeting the small desert nation—as long as they understand the business culture .
So, what should you know about Qatar, and what are some of its key economic characteristics? Click for an economic tour.
Expectations of inflation have supported oil prices, but even though interest rates are set to rise, crude is unlikely to fall too much, Johannes Benigni, managing director at JBC Energy told CNBC Tuesday.
The bullish drivers behind oil—the Mid-East crisis, weaker dollar and low interest rates—are not slowing down and that means the probability of a black gold rush should continue. But while events drive this commodity every higher over the short term, will the spike continue over the long term?
General unrest in the Middle East has had a "dramatic impact on oil prices," the chief executive of a major South African mining and energy company said Thursday—and he makes no secret of the fact that that's good news for his firm.
It might be jumping the gun, the "Mad Money" host said. Here's why.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Cramer's happy the President is finally talking about natural gas, but isn't sure it's going to make a dent. What's really needed are subsidies to convert tractor-trailer trucks to natural gas.
Discussing energy stocks and President Obama's green energy initiatives with Randy Ollenberger, BMO Capital Markets and Ahmar Zaman, Piper Jaffray
To find out, Cramer checks in with CEO John Pinkerton.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs is in New Orleans at the Howard Weill Energy Conference with Blake Fernandez, Howard Weil analyst, who discusses oil shale and how technology is improving exploration.