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    China’s $15.1 billion bid to acquire Canada’s Nexen oil company threatens to turn China into an owner rather just a major buyer of Canadian oil, and prompts a surge in nationalist rhetoric that is attempting, misguidedly, to bring up the question of sovereignty.

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    The cost of generating electricity by wind and solar is falling rapidly, ,and however hard Big Oil and Big Gas try to suppress government funding and tax breaks for renewables, they are doomed to lose, and in only about 4 years.

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    Second quarter GDP Friday could be a game changer for markets that are anxious for any clues as to the depth and duration of the current soft patch.

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    Growing demand for electricity in China is going to increase power generation beyond the resource-rich Northern and Western regions of the mainland, benefiting independent producers, upstream gas players and copper companies, according to Macquarie Securities.

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    Nationwide Mutual has become the first insurance company to decline coverage for claims related to hydraulic fracturing, a controversial energy production known as “fracking.”

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    Argentina is making few friends in the fossil fuels industry these days. Sam Logan, owner of  Southern Pulse, speaks to Oilprice.com about the politics of populism behind Argentina’s energy aggression.

  • Electricity pylon pass the Ffos-Y-Fran opencast coal mine in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales.

    NRG Energy said Sunday that it reached an agreement to buy wholesale power provider GenOn Energy in an all-stock deal worth about $1.7 billion.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Mideast Tensions in Focus

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • US Coast Guard Arctic

    Royal Dutch Shell is one of six energy companies hoping to begin drilling for oil and gas in the Arctic next month, and the U.S. Coast Guard is billions of dollars short of what it needs to monitor and protect those operations, according to a report.

  • Honeywell CEO on Natural Gas & Europe

    Dave Cote, Honeywell Chairman/CEO, discusses his company's recent growth, how he thinks the government should handle natural gas, and where he thinks the global economy is headed.

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    The country's gas storage market is near capacity, in fact—much earlier than normal in the current gas injection season.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Bernanke's Message

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow as Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke delivers his second day of testimony on Capitol Hill.

  • The Coal Trade: Up In Smoke?

    U.S. demand for coal is at a 24-year low, and inventories are continuing to build as the global economy slows. Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Company chairman/CEO, discusses whether investors should expect more trouble ahead for the commodity.

  • Commodities Tomorrow

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson takes a look at the factors behind oil's recent rally and how the surge will impact prices at the pump.

  • Boone T. Pickens

    The U.S. needs to do a better job of developing its own natural resources to help improve sluggish economic growth, T. Boone Pickens, founder of BP Capital, told CNBC’s “Street Signs” on Thursday.

  • Jim Cramer

    Despite a sharply reduced drilling for natural gas, it might still be too soon to call a bottom in the commodity, “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer said Tuesday.

  • No Huddle Offense: The State of Natural Gas

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.

  • Gartman's Natural Gas Plays

    Natural gas futures are rebounding 4 percent today since Friday's sharp losses, with Dennis Gartman of The Gartman Letter. "If you're going to make a bet on nat gas, make a bet on nat gas via Cheniere Energy," he says.

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    Washington is sending contradictory signals about two proposed natural gas pipelines that could begin to alleviate Pakistan's chronic energy shortages.

  • Duke Energy's Allen Steam Station in Belmont, North Carolina.

    “This is the most blatant example of corporate deceit that I have witnessed during a long career on Wall Street,” said John H. Mullin III, the former lead director of Progress Energy, which completed its combination with Duke Energy this week.