OKLAHOMA CITY, May 24- Oklahoma regulators grappling with a massive increase in small earthquakes in the state linked to growing oil and gas production said on Tuesday they were concerned with spiking rates for earthquake insurance coverage and diminishing competition among insurers. At a public hearing on the rate hikes, Oklahoma Insurance Commission... » Read More
The swollen Mississippi River is washing away crops, harvests and jobs, the New York Times reports.
Some entire towns in Alberta have been burned to the ground, reports Ted Henley, Alberta's 660News.
Insight on what flooding means for oil and refiners, with Pavel Molchanov, Raymond James, and Jeff Grossman, BRG Brokerage.
Having spent the last few days reporting from locations all over the lower part of Louisiana, it's clear that the "all clear" has yet to be given.
The global surge in energy and commodity prices had a bigger financial impact on developing Asia’s big companies in the first quarter than Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami, results and trading updates suggest. The Financial Times reports.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan has the update on the South heading into a critical weekend as the Mississippi River swells.
Army Corps of Engineers Col. Ed Fleming leaned over a podium and warned the crowd gathered at a volunteer fire station that where they were standing was projected to be swamped by up to 15 feet of water from Mississippi River flooding. The crowd let out a collective gasp.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
Two earthquakes struck southeast Spain in quick succession Wednesday, killing at least 10 people, injuring dozens and causing major damage to buildings, officials said.
Gasoline prices at the pump are likely to keep rising, even if the price of oil has dipped over the past week.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson with a look at how floods in the south have impacted commodities and particularly, oil refineries.
The accident at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant has done more than spew radiation into the air and sea and force tens of thousands of people to evacuate their homes: it has blown a big hole in Japan’s energy policy. The New York Times reports.
The Mississippi over-runs the bluffs surrounding Memphis, reports Julie Martin, The Weather Channel.
Energy traders' fears are rising right along with the flood levels along the Mississippi River.
Since the March earthquake and tsunami hit that Japan, there’s been no shortage of new apps designed to help users prepare for, deal with and even recover from a disaster.
Focusing on the midwest floods and it's toll on commodities and the markets, with Dave Hightower, Hightower Report and. Paul Newsome, Sandler O'Neill & Partners
With oil refineries out of commission and clogged roads slowing gasoline deliveries, Japan turned to electric cars to help provide needed services after the earthquake and tsunami in March. The New York Times reports.
The uncertainty surrounding the stability of European nations in wider geopolitical concerns are the main challenges identified by business leaders in a report, which surveyed 1,000 professionals to determine the key factors affecting business sentiment.
We have not had an energy policy in the United States in the nearly three decades I have been in the utility business. What we have is a strange mix of mandates and markets that we sometimes call energy policy. Electricity—like horseracing, gambling and prostitution in Nevada—is too much fun for politicians to leave to the market.
Stone tablets in Japan, some more than six centuries old, are inscribed with messages about tsunamis, the New York Times reports.