Oil and Gas Natural Gas Prices

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    While tensions between Britain and Argentina have been rising as a natural response to the 30th anniversary of the Falkland Islands War, oil is the primary driver of a renewed Falkland dispute that will determine the fate of tens of billions of dollars in black gold.

  • Jim Rogers

    "If oil does go to $40, that means it'll just be setting up an even more bullish scenario for the duration of the bull market," the famous investor says.

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    As its oil inventory grows because of a European embargo, Iran has taken to repainting and renaming its tankers, concealing their origins in a bid to find buyers. The New York Times reports.

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    No commercially exploitable oil had been discovered in Kenya until Tullow Oil began drilling this year in the blazing savanna of the Rift Valley, about 250 miles northwest of Nairobi, the New York Times reports.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Keeping an Eye on Iran

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson on oil price action in the day ahead, with an outlook on EU sanctions against Iran and tomorrow's meeting with Western countries about its nuclear program.

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    The “Mad Money” host said investors must learn to boldly go where few have gone before and to challenge the conventional wisdom of the markets.

  • A worker walks toward a part of a Consol Energy Horizontal gas drilling rig exploring the Marcellus Shale.

    To Find out, Cramer goes “Off the Charts.”

  • Agri Market Improving on Weather Concerns

    Tom Essaye, Editor, Money and Markets says things are improving in corn & soybean markets due to hot weather concerns.

  • Markey: Timeout on Nat Gas Exports?

    Rep. Ed Markey, (D-MA), explains why he thinks exporting natural gas could cause prices to skyrocket. "Natural gas is a domestic market, where oil is part of an international market," says Markey.

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    Having suffered one blow from the Senate this week, King Coal faces another one from the EPA next week.

  • Chesapeake's C-Suite Shuffle

    A look at how to play the shakeup at Chesapeake's board, with Tim Rezvan, Sterne Agee analyst.

  • Cramer: Statoil Has Great Yield, Great Growth

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer sees a few glimmers of hope in the oil industry, including Statoil. Bill Maloney, Statoil Executive VP of Development & Production of North America, discusses his company's "very good position" in Norway, its partnership with Chesapeake Energy, and an outlook on natural gas.

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    President Obama has said the U.S. has a supply of natural gas to last nearly 100 years. But it turns out geologists and other researchers disagree on that supply figure, which has huge implications for America's energy policy.

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    U.S. energy producers' ability to pull natural gas from shale may have contributed to a price-dampening oversupply for now, but it’s also triggering tens of billions of dollars in capital investments.

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    The U.S. natural gas boom has kicked off a gold rush among companies trying to cash in on minimizing the industry’s environmental footprint.

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    Natural gas's real potential for economic impact lies in the vast reservoirs of shale gas that are newly accessible through hydraulic fracturing.

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    Amid cries for energy independence, fracking has become crucial to taking advantage of previously untapped resources. Take a closer look at hydraulic fracturing, and why the technology has become so important and controversial.

  • Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, forces natural gas and crude oil out of shale buried deep below the earth by using highly pressurized and treated water.The idea of fracking dates back to the 1860’s. But modern fracking really started in 1947 and with technological advancements in the past 15 years, it’s become a standard industry method to access natural gas in particular.To say that fracking is a controversial method would be an understatement. While many industry analysts argue it is it a s

    While many industry analysts argue that fracking is a safe and efficient way to tap a bountiful energy source, many environmentalists disagree.

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    Environmental issues aside,  the economics of natural gas may have already dethroned coal as the nation's key source of electrical power.

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    There’s ongoing concern about potential health risks associated with natural gas fracking. More communities are publicly opposing the drilling activity, while the industry maintains the technology augers needed energy and manufacturing jobs.