Natural Gas Prices


  • 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.

  • Hecht: Hope and Optimism for New Orleans' Future Thursday, 26 Aug 2010 | 1:50 PM ET
    Marine from Camp Lejeune, N.C., marks a home to indicate he found no occupants as houses in the lower Ninth Ward are checked for bodies or people who are still stranded more than two weeks after Hurricane Katrina hit.

    To really know if we have succeeded, to really know if we have created a New Orleans region better than before, we have to go out ten years. Here we will find the “new normal” that will come to pass after the Katrina money has run dry, and the economy is left to stand on its own.

  • Cramer: No Rally Until Obama Steps Up Tuesday, 24 Aug 2010 | 6:50 PM ET

    Here’s what the president needs to do to help the markets.

  • Cramer Sees ‘Very Negative’ Trend in Market Monday, 23 Aug 2010 | 3:26 PM ET

    Plus, get calls on tech, media and more.

  • Web Extra: Burned by US Natural Gas Fund Friday, 20 Aug 2010 | 7:40 PM ET

    The energy name looked like a good play at the time, so how did Brian Kelly of Kanundrum Capital get burned? Find out in this exclusive CNBC.com feature.

  • Finding New Ways to Fill the Tank Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 7:39 AM ET

    The private sector has found success elusive. Now the federal government is stepping up its efforts to develop alternatives to gasoline, reports The New York Times.

  • Forget NatGas—Invest in Off-Shore Drillers: Trader Wednesday, 11 Aug 2010 | 12:31 PM ET

    The entire energy industry thinks that pressure pumping—also known as fracking—is going to be the best play and "our future," said Daniel Dicker, independent oil trader and contributor to TheStreet.com. But there are a couple of reasons why investments in that space may be “dead in the water” for at least the next two to three quarters.

  • Analyst Watch: Opportunities in Off-Shore Drillers? Wednesday, 11 Aug 2010 | 7:45 AM ET

    Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Wednesday.

  • Commodities: If You Can't Eat It, Don't Buy It Monday, 9 Aug 2010 | 1:06 PM ET

    If you're looking for action, try grains, but even that may be iffy. It all depends on the weather.

  • A Congressional Catalyst for Clean Energy Wednesday, 28 Jul 2010 | 7:02 PM ET

    CEO Andrew Littlefair talks nat-gas incentives and more with Mad Money.

  • Will Senate’s Energy Bill Pass the House? Wednesday, 28 Jul 2010 | 6:57 PM ET

    Cramer goes to a high-ranking Democrat in the lower chamber to find out.

  • Halftime Pt. 2: How Will FinReg Affect Visa's Outlook? Wednesday, 28 Jul 2010 | 1:52 PM ET

    With financial regulatory reform now law, the 'Fast' desk discusses how it will affect the credit card company's bottom line in the future.

  • BP's board is expected on Monday to name an American, Robert Dudley, as its chief executive, replacing Tony Hayward, whose repeated stumbles during the company’s three-month oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico alienated federal and state officials.

  • With Sale of Assets, BP Bets on More Deep Wells Wednesday, 21 Jul 2010 | 11:53 AM ET
    BP sign

    Despite the April 20 Deepwater Horizon disaster, BP has no plans to leave the Gulf of Mexico or stop drilling for oil in other deep ocean waters. The NYT explains.

  • Mad Mail: 4 Natural Gas Picks Monday, 19 Jul 2010 | 8:01 PM ET

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  • Sell Block: Right Time to Buy This Energy Name? Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 8:28 PM ET

    There's never an "all-clear signal" telling investors when it's safe to buy a stock, Cramer says, but there are times when it's better to buy, buy, buy.