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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.
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.
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.
To Find out, Cramer goes “Off the Charts.”
Tom Essaye, Editor, Money and Markets says things are improving in corn & soybean markets due to hot weather concerns.
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.
Having suffered one blow from the Senate this week, King Coal faces another one from the EPA next week.
A look at how to play the shakeup at Chesapeake's board, with Tim Rezvan, Sterne Agee analyst.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Natural gas's real potential for economic impact lies in the vast reservoirs of shale gas that are newly accessible through hydraulic fracturing.
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.
While many industry analysts argue that fracking is a safe and efficient way to tap a bountiful energy source, many environmentalists disagree.
Environmental issues aside, the economics of natural gas may have already dethroned coal as the nation's key source of electrical power.
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.
Natural gas has often taken a backseat to crude oil in the Texas energy business, but the advent of fracking shale gas has given it star billing in the Lone Star State — and the nation.
The natural gas industry may be hurting from rock-bottom prices now but if allowed to fully exploit the shale-gas boom, there may be few losers and many winners in the years to come.
Heated debate over the impact of liquefied natural gas exports on domestic prices is threatening to derail them at a crucial time for the U.S. industry.