Oil and Gas Natural Gas Prices


  • Fracking Would Revive Texas' Energy-Patch Glory Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 9:37 AM ET

    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.

  • Big Players Poised for Big Payoff Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 9:36 AM ET

    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.

  • Domestic Critics Slow Potential LNG Export Boom Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 9:35 AM ET

    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.

  • The Fracking of America Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 9:34 AM ET
    Men work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site.

    It's almost impossible to overestimate the importance of fracking to the natural gas industry and the nation. It's also difficult to understate the controversy surrounding the environmental issues.  Our special report, "Who's Winning the Natural Gas Game?," addresses both

  • Should Government Get Involved in the Boom? Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 9:34 AM ET

    Other countries have invested billions in alternative fuels, from Brazil's government-sponsored soybean-ethanol push to France's headlong expansion of nuclear power after the oil shocks of the 1970s. Should the U.S. do the same? 

  • Bounty Could Make or Break Other Industries Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 9:33 AM ET

    The proliferation of fracking and the likelihood of a long-running, shale-gas boom are destined to make winners and losers out of a lot of industries beyond the energy sector.

  • Poll: Is Shale-Gas Fracking Safe? Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 9:32 AM ET

    Proponents say proper technology for fracking is already in place, but opponents worry about water contamination. What do you think?

  • Istanbul's Arasta Bazaar

    Though Turkey was one of several countries to receive a temporary waiver from U.S. sanctions, it is looking to Saudi Arabia and Libya for crude oil, as well as a number of other energy sources.

  • MarkWest Has Been Dragged Down With Oil Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 6:45 PM ET
    MarkWest Has Been Dragged Down With Oil

    Shares of MarkWest Energy Partners are down 17% since the beginning of May, and the company's chairman & CEO Frank Semple, discusses master limited partnerships and the company's growing income from fee-based contracts.

  • Celanese Offers Nat Gas Growth Play: Cramer Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 6:21 PM ET
    Jim Cramer

    The only course of action that makes sense for investors right now is one that has nothing to do with Europe, “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer said Monday.

  • Hopping on the Cheap Nat Gas Bandwagon? Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 6:15 PM ET
    Hopping on the Cheap Nat Gas Bandwagon?

    In this "topsy-turvy" market, investors need to search for trends they can count on, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • 5 Minutes With a Visionary: Steve Blank Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 5:51 PM ET
    Steve Blank

    In an interview with CNBC, entrepreneur Steve Blank discusses the many businesses he's been involved with in his illustrious career.

  • Top Trades If the Euro Zone Sticks Together Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 5:40 PM ET
    Top Trades If the Euro Zone Sticks Together

    Natural gas is spiking 7% today, with Jeff Kilburg, Kilburg Capital; and discussing top trades tied to the latest regime changes in Europe, with Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge. Also, Amelia Bourdeau, Westpac Institutional Bank, offers insight on how to trade the sliding euro.

  • Nat Gas Hits Highest Price This Month Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 2:34 PM ET

    Expectations that air conditioning usage will be cranked up this week in a big swatch of the U.S. helped drive natural gas futures up more than 7 percent Monday, to the highest level since late May.

  • Have Nat Gas & Coal Stocks Hit Bottom? Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 12:15 PM ET
    Have Nat Gas & Coal Stocks Hit Bottom?

    Mike Harris, Campbell & Company, checks the charts for a technical play on natural gas and how to trade the energy space, with the FMHR crew. Paul Forward, Stifel Nicolaus analyst, explains why it is "time to be cautious" on coal stocks and the best way to play the sector.

  • Spectra Energy CEO on Nat Gas Industry Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 7:12 PM ET

    Gregory L. Ebel, CEO of Spectra Energy, chats with Cramer.

  • Natural Gas Prices Surge Over Surprise Outlook Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 1:39 PM ET
    Natural Gas

    Natural gas futures surged over 12 percent on Thursday, topping $2.46 per million British Thermal Units (BTUs), after an unexpectedly bullish storage report helped prices rally above key technical levels.

  • Natural Gas Inventories Up 67 BCF Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 10:30 AM ET
    Natural Gas Inventories Up 67 BCF

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports the weekly numbers from the EIA Inventory Report on natural gas.

  • US Gasoline Demand at 6 Year Low Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 7:42 PM ET
    US Gasoline Demand at 6 Year Low

    Edward Morse, Head of Commodities Research, Citi says that lots more driving taking place in the U.S. now than four months ago, but gasoline demand is still at the low end when compared over a six year period.

  • Boone Pickens: Natural Gas Prices Have Bottomed Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 12:41 PM ET
    Boone Pickens: Natural Gas Prices Have Bottomed

    Billionaire energy investor Boone Pickens shares his best play in the energy sector now, adding that oil supply remains tight, and prices will hold or go up in the coming months.